Senior Graphic Designer

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One of the leading Democratic political direct mail firms in the country, based in Alexandria, VA, is seeking experienced graphic designers to create direct mail pieces and collateral for the firm. Free-lancers looking for full-time day employment are welcome to apply. The work will be performed on our premises as a member of our design team. We anticipate this position to carry through the end of October 2012 with an average work week totaling 40-50 hours.

HOURS NEEDED: Most urgent shifts are "night shift" 3PM-11PM - Daytime hours also available and flexible

The work environment is intense, deadline driven but rewarding. You will be joining a group of highly motivated professionals working in an entrepreneurial environment. We are customer-focused, with an attitude of “we’ll do whatever it takes to meet and even exceed our customers’ expectations.”

The position requires an individual with good creative and technical skills, the ability to work quickly under pressure and strong interpersonal skills. Designers will create direct mail and collateral pieces based on submitted concepts and copy. Designers will also participate in creative brainstorming sessions. The ideal candidate will have at least 6+ years full-time work experience and will have experience creating direct mail pieces (self-mailers, brochures, booklets and postcards). The candidate must be self-motivated and willing to work long hours during peak periods.

Specific experience requirements include: Apple OS X or Leopard; Adobe CS3 (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) with a strong emphasis on InDesign and Photoshop; basic color correction.

If interested, please apply and list the hours you are available to work.