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Junior Graphic Designer – Washington, DC

DCCC

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Skills

  • Motion graphics
  • Graphic design
  • Canva
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Pay

  • $52,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Location

Washington, DC

Benefits

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  • AD&D insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Job Type

Full-time

Description

Reports To: Digital Communications and Creative Director
Department: Communications
Work Location: In-Office (DC Headquarters)
Job Type: Full-Time, Salary Exempt
Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Position Summary:
 The DCCC is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer with an interest in political messaging and a desire to develop technical skills to help create effective graphics for web and print. This person will be responsible for completing daily tasks to advance the needs of various departments and have the opportunity to help pitch, create, and edit a variety of visual products.
This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.
Application Information: You must include a link to a creative reel/portfolio with your application. Applicants who do not include a link to a creative reel/portfolio with their application will not be considered. Applicants who advance to the next phase of consideration will be asked to perform a brief skills assessment.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Create or edit previously created assets for social channels – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube – and the committee’s paid digital programs across multiple platforms including mobile and out-of-home advertising.
  • Contribute to the design and updating of fundraising materials and district maps.
  • Assist Senior Graphic Designer and video editors with other visual assets as needed.
  • Help develop unique and new concepts to reach our target audiences.
  • Work within tight deadlines.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed.

Requirements

  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Experience with After Effects is a plus.
  • Familiarity with designing for a variety of web and print platforms.
  • Motion graphic design experience, primarily with GIFs, is a plus.
  • Freehand and vector illustration experience.
  • Familiarity with Canva.
  • Attention to detail and concern for accuracy.
  • A strong interest in Democratic political issues and a commitment to helping Democrats take back the House in 2024.
  • Personal and professional commitment to promoting and investing in cross-cultural skills and awareness related to individuals from broad backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills with the ability to build relationships with staff at all levels.
  • Ability to demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant and productive ways.
Why You Should Work Here:
  • We recognize and reward hard work
  • A high-quality benefit package for all eligible employees that includes:
  • More than 25 days of paid time off (which includes federal holidays, time off around the holidays, vacation, and sick days)
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision insurance where 100% of the monthly premium is paid for by DCCC for employees, families, and dependents/partners.
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) and Life insurance provided to all DCCC employees, paid for fully by DCCC.
  • Up to 6% retirement employer match contribution
  • Monthly mobile phone stipend
  • Monthly metro benefits (for employees located in the DC region only)
  • Gym Access (for employees located in the DC region only)
  • Opportunity to contribute at a growing, dynamic national political committee working to sustain the Democratic congressional majority to advocate on issues America care about most.
  • Learn, develop, and hone professional skills related to running and operating multi-dimensional political campaigns and the operating systems that support the campaigns.
  • Experience working with the largest Democratic battlefield, containing numerous highly competitive campaigns in diverse districts across the nation.
  • Opportunities to expand your network and engage with policy makers, political candidates, Democratic Party leaders and a diverse team of professionals and colleagues.
  • Gain experience in cross-team interaction and exposure to other functions and departments within the DCCC.
  • Equity and inclusion are actively integrated into decisions made at Senior Team and Department levels regarding hiring, contracting, and political strategy
  • Professional Development programming dedicated to personal and professional growth beyond the 2024 election cycle)
About the DCCC:
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official national Democratic campaign committee charged with electing Democrats to the U. S. House of Representatives. The DCCC recruits Democratic candidates and supports Democratic campaigns – both challengers and Democratic incumbent Members – with a variety of services including field operations, fundraising support, communications assistance, digital strategy, research support and management consulting. In addition, the DCCC’s Independent Expenditure supports these campaigns with television, radio, digital, and other voter contact efforts. The DCCC is supported by the contributions of individuals and organizations, along with Democratic Members, from throughout the country. We look for talented and hard-working professionals who are committed to electing Democrats and protecting the House majority.

Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy:
DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), religion, age, disability, actual or perceived gender identity or expression, weight, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, economic status, genetic information, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. DCCC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment
DCCC’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee, as well as opportunities for vendors to contract with DCCC. DCCC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DCCC, our policy extends to both staff and vendors.

Diversity Mission Statement:
The diversity mission of DCCC is for DCCC to reflect the diversity of the country, which strengthens the core mission of electing House Democrats. To that end, DCCC strives to create an inclusive environment that cultivates and supports diversity at every organizational level, including its staff, candidates, and contractors.

Salary Description

$52,000.00 a year

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