Junior Graphic DesignerBookmark This
Posted: February 22 2016
Company Location: Los Angeles, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid
DescriptionWe are a young innovative non-profit serving at risk youth and survivors of sex trafficking in Los Angeles, CA. Our goal is to create lasting relationships and help our clients develop personal and professional skills through a job development academy. Our approach is bold and innovative so we are looking for forward thinking individuals to join our team. If this is you, we would love to hear from you!
ResponsibilitiesOffering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas
Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback
Liaising effectively with clients and other team members
Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and project
Other duties as assigned
RequirementsThe junior designer should be ready to develop their existing skills by working with senior creative staff on a range of ambitious and innovative projects. They will be responsible for helping to drive the creative direction of campaigns. An understanding of typography, layout, animation and art direction will be needed to help the team produce the best work possible.
A good knowledge of the following tools is required:
Communication is a big part of the job, so the junior designer must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends is key as we want to be ahead of the curve in our delivery both services and communication with our donors and volunteers.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Adeptness with leading design software packages
A determination to achieve and succeed
Some creative industry experience
The ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment
The ability to see projects through from inception to production
Consistency regardless of project size
Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team
The motivation to maintain and improve design standards
The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve
From time-to-time designer may need to work hours that aren’t typical, so a flexible approach is needed to get the best from the job.