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Direct Mail Graphic Designer (Contract)

Company: Campaign X Co
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: Negotiable flat rate per piece Design to Engage the Democratic Electorate About This Job This is a contract position. You'll be designing beautiful, engaging direct mail for Democratic candidates across the country. Our production occurs in sprints that track with the election calendar. Primary season (Mar-June) sees fewer pieces than General season (Aug-Nov). Production sprints can be fast-paced. During the General election season, you may be expected to draft up to three production-ready pieces per day. Compensation is a negotiable, flat rate paid per piece. You may elect to participate in optional branding/creative development meetings for a negotiable monthly rate. Reports to Account Executive, Senior Designer Learn more about us here: Essential Responsibilities Client Product Graphic Design (80-90%) Designing Direct Mail, Logos, Collateral Firm Product Graphic Design (5%) Design marketing materials and presentations for the firm. Reporting and Analysis (5-15%) Reporting based on candidate interviews, creative asset administration. Design, message, concept brainstorming sessions. Requirements Portfolio demonstrating an advanced grasp of fundamental design principles, with particular strength in typography, composition, and color theory. Three or more years of experience designing print media for production. Your own subscription to Adobe Creative Suite, with access to Adobe Fonts. Advanced competency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat software. You may edit/create assets how you please, but you must use InDesign to compose print-ready files for direct mail. Pluses / Bonuses to Your Application Previous experience designing branding or direct mail for political campaigns or issue-based advocacy. Previous experience in brand design. Previous experience creating digital advertising. Intermediate to advanced competency in Adobe After Effects, Animate, or Premier Our Hiring Process & Timeline Please provide us a PDF of or link to your portfolio of relevant work, and your resume. Applications must be submitted by June 15, 2022. Please be prepared to submit a design test. You will be evaluated on your use of typography, composition, and color, as well as your attention to detail. We will review applications on a rolling basis, and schedule zoom/virtual interviews with selected applicants. We will commence onboarding selected candidates on a rolling basis. Onboarding will require a mandatory one-hour direct-mail training session.

Keywords: Campaign X Co, Reston , Direct Mail Graphic Designer (Contract), Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Reston, Virginia

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