Graphic Designer

Middle East Institute
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 07

Position description

A small, nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC seeks a creative Graphic Designer on a contract basis (approximately 10-12 hours per week), with potential growth into a part-time position. He/she should have experience in both print and electronic media and be able to translate written and/or verbal ideas into images, layouts, templates, and other designs in line with MEI's current branding and vision. A successful candidate should be comfortable working independently as well as on project teams as the only designer, and should be able to articulate and execute a strong artistic vision based on team input. He/she should be based in DC or available to be in DC for in-person meetings on a regular basis. When applying, please provide samples of previous design work and be prepared to provide references upon request. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create innovative visual aspects of digital and print marketing materials, proposals, publications, and other types of media, including infographics
  • Design templates for proposals and publications based on existing branding guidelines
  • Manage projects for multiple departments concurrently
  • Advise on best practices and optimizations
  • Present designs and implement feedback when appropriate

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design, design, or art preferred (extensive experience in the field may also be acceptable)
  • A minimum of 2-5 years related professional experience
  • Proficiency with Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, particularly with layout templates
  • Skills demonstrated by a strong design portfolio
  • Outstanding communication skills and attention to detail
  • Interest in foreign policy and/or arts and culture preferred

Application instructions

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