Director of Graphic Design
Posted 8-08-2014, wanted
From a presidential campaign and top-tier races in the U.S. Senate and House to gubernatorial campaigns and national nonprofit organizations, they work on the front lines to help the clients achieve their missions and have a positive impact on our country and the world. And along the way, company have raised over $217 million.
Company is looking for a talented, ambitious self-starter to join the team and lead graphic design department. If you want to join the best team in the industry and help communicate with millions of people through cutting-edge digital design,this position is for you.
Role and Responsibilities
As Director of Graphic Design for Anne Lewis Strategies, you will be responsible for producing your own design projects as assigned to you as well as leading and building the team of freelance designers. This position will report directly to one of senior staff members and you will be expected to deliver high-quality results.
This position demands creativity, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and an extremely professional approach to time, costs, deadlines and management of staff. It's very much a people-oriented job, involving development of high-level concepts for design projects. It also involves working with internal and external clients, pitching designs and understanding client needs.
Responsibilities will include:
Work closely with digital strategy teams to understand the clients' needs;
Create design solutions that have a high visual impact and meet the objectives of the project;
Manage multiple projects from concept through completion;
Design for a wide variety of digital projects including websites,
infographics, email graphics, social media graphics, logos and
Estimate time required for projects;
Think creatively to produce new ideas and concepts;
Use innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of
cost and time;
Demonstrate illustrative skills with rough sketches;
Keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly
design programs such as QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator,
Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash;
Recruit, supervise and inspire a team of creative freelance
Provide quality control over concepts and projects;
Work with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and
Undergraduate degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design or related field or equivalent visual design and management experience required;
A strong working knowledge of experienced design, brand development, interactive design and the creative process;
Experience with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Flash;
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
Ability to supervise and train freelance graphic designers, to include
organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments;
Passion, integrity and energy!
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and five or more graphic design samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate your level of responsibility for each design sample.