• Junior Designer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    ID
    2019-1135
    Category
    Growth - Brand & Marketing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Junior Designer will be responsible for developing compelling graphic design across multiple media channels including digital, video and print and support the broader mission of the Creative Services team in a highly-collaborative manner. The position will entail helping to elevate the brand and creative process at a mission-based organization.

     

    The Junior Designer will work within the context of the Creative Services team and take on individual projects as well as collaborate with other CS and Brand & Marketing team members to assure the delivery of best-in-class graphic design and user experiences. In addition to developing graphic design, the Junior Designer will help fulfill production tasks and administrative duties such as mechanical file generation and developing presentations.  The ability to work collaboratively and independently is required. We are looking for a team player that understands and values the importance our rights-based mission and will thrive in an environment with dedicated, like-minded colleagues.

    Responsibilities

    The Junior Designer will work within the context of the Creative Services team and take on individual projects as well as collaborate with other CS and Brand & Marketing team members to assure the delivery of best-in-class graphic design and user experiences.

    • In addition to developing graphic design, the Junior Designer will help fulfill production tasks and administrative duties such as mechanical file generation and developing presentations. 
    • The ability to work collaboratively and independently is required. We are looking for a team player that understands and values the importance our rights-based mission and will thrive in an environment with dedicated, like-minded colleagues.
    • Provide creative support for the design team through implementation and production for the duration of a project
    • Provide a high attention to detail to ensure quality through implementation and production 
      of a project.
    • Be highly-organized and able to manage large file structures on multiple projects
    • Develop blue-sky concepts from initial project briefings
    • Provide support to project teams, i.e. miscellaneous tasks that are associated to a project (Scanning, retouching, inputting copy edits, etc…)
    • Creation of presentation materials
    • Develop composition and layout
    • Light web development and generation of social media creative
    • The employee will be expected to perform other job functions relevant and appropriate to the performance of the duties and responsibilities of this position, including event program support, researching new program ideas and day-to-day tasks in support of the Creative Services team agenda.

       

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Graphic/Digital Design, Advertising or Communication Design) or equivalent experience - required

    • Up to 2 years of professional design experience in an agency, design studio or in-house art department – preferred
    • A highly-polished portfolio of web and print work designed from the ground up, but also good design done within an organizational templating framework – required
    • The ability to quickly iterate on the fly, in the heat of sometimes urgent and always changing circumstances in an adaptable and resourceful manner
    • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Apps (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and social media best practices is a plus
    • Ability to create visual narratives and story-telling through image and content
    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment that requires juggling multiple activities and prioritize with tight deadlines
    • Self-motivated with proven skills to use initiative and time management to prioritize work and deliver results
    • Strong attention to detail and a high degree of craftsmanship and precision
    • Mission-driven and an overarching commitment to social justice and education issues
    • Collaborative attitude and sense of teamwork

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed