Media Matters for America—a progressive nonprofit research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media — seeks a Digital Design Associate/Graphic Designer. This is a full-time position based in our Washington, D.C., office. Applicants must be prepared to relocate if they do not live within commuting distance of downtown D.C.
The Digital Design Associate/Graphic Designer creates images for posts and graphics for social media and supports other design projects. The Digital Design Associate/Graphic Designer assists in creating and maintaining a fresh and consistent visual brand for the organization.
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, e.g. Photoshop & Illustrator
Ability to create compelling visual images, infographics, illustrations, charts, etc.
Experience creating content for online and print spaces
Capacity to develop and implement a design strategy and understand the ways in which specific tactics support the organization’s goals and visual brand
Strong editorial skills, including the ability to:
Translate complex ideas and abstract concepts into digestible and effective social media posts to tell compelling and powerful stories
Create content that reaches a variety of audiences, including those on mobile-facing social networks, and outside of Washington, D.C.
Understand and apply evolving design best practices, balancing innovation with what has proven successful for Media Matters and similar organizations in the past
Alignment with Media Matters’ work culture, including:
Ability to operate effectively both independently and in a team setting
Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines on a daily basis, organize long-lead projects, and quickly adapt to new challenges in a fast-paced news cycle
Receptivity and responsiveness to both concrete and abstract feedback
Dedication to accuracy, with the ability to prioritize and give keen attention to detail
Media Matters for America offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
How to apply:
Please visit https://www.mediamatters.org/jobs to apply through our online portal. Please include a portfolio. Feel free to include links to your social media accounts or website. No phone calls, please. We can respond only to candidates whom we are contacting for an interview.
Media Matters for America is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or disability.
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