Graphic Designer

Washington, DC
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Chris Woodbridge

Job Description:

Our large nonprofit in Washington, DC is looking for a Graphic Designer for a long term role.

Graphic Designer
• Must have 1-year minimum experience working on an advocacy or political campaign
• Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred
• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite design programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Final Cut Pro
• Must have specific experience creating social media graphics and keeping up with the latest trends.
• Basic video creation/editing experience
• Must be skilled at basic copywriting based on approved campaign message framework
• Must understand and be an active participant in all things social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
• Excellent project management and organizational skills, including the proven ability to handle multiple complex projects simultaneously with multiple audiences
• A portfolio that illustrates digital graphic design work and writing samples will be required
• Strong proficiency in MAC & PC platforms for file manipulations (Microsoft Office Suite)

• Develop a constant stream of visual content for Clients' social media and digital channels that engages members & the public in achieving our advocacy goals, including photos, videos, graphics, motion graphics, and data visualization for the purpose of driving advocacy actions
• Participate in advocacy video ideation, production, and dissemination, particularly rapid response videos that need to be turned around same day
• Ensure messaging and content on all visuals are consistent with approved campaign messaging
• Design offline campaign artwork upon request
• Propose and execute testing of content to identify most engaging and relevant assets for achieving campaign goals
• Work closely with Clients' multicultural advocacy agencies to ensure their visual content meets Client standards and follows our campaign and Brand guidelines
• Liaise with agencies, vendors, and other Client departments as needed to create internal and external-facing advocacy content and facilitate project management


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.