Junior Designer

Human Rights Campaign k

Washington, DC

Jun 12
Job Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Position Summary:

The Junior Designer reports directly to the Senior Design Director and is responsible for executing design projects for all departments as well as maintaining an organizational flow within the department. The Junior Designer supports the marketing team by assisting with graphic design needs as well as administrative tasks.

Position Responsibilities:

Work closely with supervisor in the design and production of print and digital collateral consistent with program objectives, brand guidelines and budgetary constraints
Execute design projects for all departments including, but not limited to, graphic design for campaigns, promotional material, advertisements, invitations, brochures, reports, infographics, digital image shares and social media graphics including simple animations and gifs, PowerPoint and keynote presentations
Coordinate all aspects of a design project including working directly with the department lead, scheduling and planning, design and production
Assist with internal photography needs
Assist with photo and illustration research
Maintain and organize photo collections
Assist with administrative functions such as managing invoices and mailing items
Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in experience) with two to three years of experience in design and production is required.
Creativity and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and commitment to providing high quality work with a service-oriented approach.
Strong skills with social media, Microsoft Office applications, and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive).
Proven proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects and Photoshop.
Photography experience preferred.
Exceptional verbal and customer service skills.
Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires “on call” evening and weekend work
Personal interest in and commitment to LGBTQ equality.

**Please submit your portfolio of work in the cover letter or resume via a link or upload separate documents.**

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation together serve as America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBTQ equality. By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.