Digital Art Director / Designer

Washington D.C.
Job Terms:
Start date:
As soon as possible
posted by:
Alyssa O'Keefe

Job Description:

Our client, a non-profit in the D.C. area, is looking for a Digital Art Director / Designer with strong conceptual skills to join their stellar creative team. The ideal candidate has the ability to translate information into visually stimulating and intellectually engaging typography, infographics, process models and diagrams, iconography, and custom illustration. If you are passionate about creating the connective fabric that ties services to solutions and you know how to communicate a message through visual language, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

This is an on-going assignment, expected to be long-term (potential to be several years). 

- Strong design aesthetic to creatively communicate through illustration a story, message, idea, process, or methodology in both composition and color application. 
- Strong conceptual thinker with the ability to translate researched information into visually stimulating and intellectually engaging typography, infographics, process models and diagrams, iconography, and custom illustration. 
- Transitioning easily between multiple topics and aesthetics. 
- Incorporating feedback to redefine an idea and include new ideas.
- Ensuring timely delivery of graphics per assigned delivery date. 
- Strong communications skills. 
- Proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Experience with Sketch is a plus.

- Minimum 6+ years experience working as a digital art director and/or senior designer 
- Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro
- Understanding of technology platforms that support user experiences 
- High capacity for design thinking, along with a general understanding of and appreciation for experience design, strategy & innovation
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate in a clear, consistent and transparent manner
- Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence and attention to detail to ensure quality is delivered in every output

​- Online portfolio showcasing design projects

Client Description:

Our client is one of the largest non-profits in the US, with a very user-centric vision and a strong social mission. This organization dedicates its efforts on increasing membership with a strong focus digitally, via social media, and digital marketing.  The vibe is collaborative, fast-paced, and overall, passionate. The people who work here live and breathe the organization’s mission of enhancing the quality of life, and championing social change.

Work here and:

  • Help target memberships now and into the future to develop products specifically targeted to those relatively new to the workforce

  • Have your voice be heard. Our client prides itself on considering the input of all involved in projects

  • Work with fellow freelancers who know that they’re working on projects designed for the betterment of communities

  • Work on national campaigns that are targeted by community

  • Work with others who are interested in outreach and volunteerism

Our client has made customer engagement a priority and is interested in all candidates who are passionate about it as well.