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Entry-level Graphic Design Assistant, Infographics Support

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My client, a very well respected nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world, is seeking an Entry-Level Graphic Design Assistant (Infographics) to work on-site in their Washington, DC office.

The Graphic Design Assistant’s primary responsibility will be creating information graphics in a fast-paced environment to support the editorial mission of the client's data blog, The Fact Tank. Candidates must be proficient with Adobe CS tools (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign), but also be comfortable using Word, Excel and Powerpoint to create charts and tables.

This position reports to the Art Director, but will also receive day-to-day assignments and direction from the Sr. Digital Editor.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with members of editorial, research, design and digital teams to conceptualize visual representations of polling, demographic & other data.
• Create clear, accurate charts, maps and other static and interactive infographics for multiple distribution channels.
• Design and develop information graphics for online presentation, under Art Director’s guidance.
• Work with editors, web producer, demographers and survey researchers to conceptualize and produce data narratives through graphical representation.
• Stay up-to-date with trends in visual communication, standards-based web design, and data visualization.

Photo Editing (20%)
• Work with Art Director to find appropriate promotional photos and illustrations for Fact Tank Blog and other other digital content.

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree or advanced coursework in Graphic Design with emphasis on Journalism or Data Analysis
• Minimum 6 months experience or equivalent coursework in graphic design or infographics.
• Experience in statistics, data analysis, or cartography a plus.
• Experience designing for online presentation.

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