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Graphic Designer

Washington, DC | Job #326362
Job Title: Graphic Designer
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Type: Full-Time
Our client is looking for a Graphic Designer to join their team! In this role you would collaborate to develop and produce print and digital designs to present a creative and compelling vision of the client to the outside world. This position ensures smooth operation of the production of in-house printing needs and requires a creative problem-solver with a strong sense for design, proven experience and ability to develop unique design solutions.

This is a permanent, hybrid opportunity (3 days in office, 2 remote).

Responsibilities:


Under the direction of the Art Director, design a wide range of print and digital materials for marketing, membership, fundraising, worship services, events and tourism, including but not limited to: 
  • Event-specific media, including digital and print invitations, booklets, advertising, etc. 
  • Internal branded materials, including PowerPoint templates, Word document templates, newsletters, etc.
  • Web-specific materials, including advertising and graphics for social media channels .
  • Video assets for worship services, concerts and events such as chyrons, announcements, title and text-based slides.
  • Promotional media, including brochures, promotional items, etc. 
  • Copy-read advertising for outside vendors
  • Photo-centric and illustration-specific such as posters, infographics, icons, etc. 
  • Prepare design files and linked files for printing, including color correction, etc.  
  • Ensure brand identity consistency across solutions. 
  • Review final deliverables with an exacting eye for detail and accuracy, ensuring graphics and layouts meet the highest production standards.
PRODUCTION: Production and pre-press preparation of print documents: 
  • Manage production of in-house printers and prioritize competing print jobs .
  • Serve as principal staff liaison with print machine maintenance contractors  .
  • Troubleshoot printing problems.
  • Prepare design files and linked files for printing, including color correction, etc. 
  • Prioritize jobs for in-house production. Ensure that production equipment is operational and has necessary supplies and serve as principal liaison to repair team. 
  • Coordinate the print production process to ensure quality; prepare specifications for print vendors, acquire quotes, guide the production process with vendors, inspect proofs for accuracy; oversee publication production schedule to ensure deadline completion of multiple projects simultaneously. 
Qualifications:
  • 2-4 years professional print and digital design experience. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in design or relevant field. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of graphic design principles and production methods. 
  • Candidates must include a link to an online portfolio of previous design experience. 
  • Client requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, in the absence of eligibility for medical or religious exemptions. 
  • Experience as part of an in-house creative team preferred.
  • Knowledge of industry trends and best practices via ongoing professional development (i.e., conferences, online presentations, etc.) a plus.
  • Experience in creative disciplines outside of print based graphic design, such as design for video, multimedia, interactive, exhibit and environmental, products and displays preferred.
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