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17-059: Web and Graphics Designer
Country:Los Angeles, CA or Washington, DC
Department:Communications
  
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Create and design outreach materials for publication and distribution, based on existing styles and brand guidelines in collaboration with communications department colleagues;
  • Ensure that International Medical Corps graphic standards are maintained on all items used externally worldwide;
  • Work with other departments within the organization to assess their creative needs and find solutions that fit within the organizations standards from an operations standpoint and creative standpoint;
  • Develop visual support materials, including decks and presentations, one-sheets, reports, booklets and pamphlets;
  • Strategically and thoughtfully develop creative solutions and solve problems;
  • Synthesize and assess content to determine key points in order to create engaging and compelling visuals with appropriate and compelling hierarchy inline with the overall messaging of each project;
  • Create infographics and similar visuals by pulling out key messaging from provided content;
  • Work with Digital and Marketing team to create collateral for social media, email appeals, and other digital platforms aimed at cultivating and growing donor base;
  • Responsible for helping to maintain and update the website, as well as implement design changes, as necessary;
  • Support International Medical Corps’ outreach efforts by creating special presentation materials and providing audiovisual support when necessary;
  • Help to coordinate the development and production of International Medical Corps visibility materials for both headquarters and field use by producing internally and coordinating with outside vendors;
  • Maintain photo library and video library and fulfill duplication needs;
  • Provide images and video needed for presentations and other outreach as necessary;
  • Assist as needed with printing, ordering and distribution of International Medical Corps publications and visibility materials;
  • Assist in special event planning and production, along with concepting and designing event collateral ranging from invitation suites to environmental graphics;
  • Participate in brainstorms pertaining to communications campaigns and other brand related projects;
  • Maintain personal project list within a team tracking system;
  • Ability to create and edit video a plus;
  • Other miscellaneous graphic projects, as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
Qualifications:
  •  3-5 years of progressive and relevant experience;

·       Ability to navigate and thrive in a professional office environment;

·      Ability to work successfully and effectively, both independently and as part of a team in a multicultural and participatory environment;

·       Strong design skills in a broad range of mediums including print, digital, and web;

·       Expert knowledge of: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop;

·       Working knowledge of, or strong familiarity with, HTML, CSS, and the web development process;

·       Experience creating web wireframes and working through user experience flows while keeping in mind user interface and functionality;

·       Ability to work within brand standards;

·       Detailed oriented and precise;

·       Familiarity with social media platforms;

·       Ability to edit video on Final Cut Pro/Premiere a plus;

·       Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

·       Excellent computer skills in both PC and Mac environments;

·       Experience working within an Content Management System;

·       Experience working in other systems like email marketing tools and donation platforms a plus;

·      Strong communication and interpersonal skills: ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and manage working relationships diplomatically;

·       Strong spelling, grammar, copywriting and editing skills.