Graphics Designer

Company Name:
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America's electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:
100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine
50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields, they are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting and constantly evolving and requiring new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person's overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance.
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Summary
The
graphic designer
will be responsible for the design and development of a variety of products such as digital, print and event materials for various projects across NRECA.
Purpose and Mission
Collaborate with
creative
director to design and execute concepts that elevate NRECA's brand through thoughtful and strategic design.
Work with NRECA teams to drive creative direction and produce graphic components that enhance digital and print content presentations.
Participate in all aspects of print and web/digital design and file production (including gathering of source files, file manipulation, color correction, trouble-shooting, preflight, etc.)
Draft copy as required to fit selected media applications.
Manages vendors for external design development as needed.
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in graphic design, fine arts, or closely related field
Demonstrates understanding of industry standards and design best practices with extensive knowledge of the principles of typography, layout, illustration, photography and production.
Intimate knowledge of the creative process with the ability to move a project from concept to completion. Ability to conceptualize, storyboard and articulate creative concepts to other team members and executives. Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage timelines, workflow and resources efficiently.
5 -7 years of experience working as a graphic designer for a creative agency, nonprofit, association or news organization.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Mac OS and other software packages.
Experience with digital asset management systems a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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Amount of Travel
Job Title : Graphics Designer
Location : Arlington, VA, US

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