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 to help carry out its mission as a member of the Digital Department. This is an entry-level position and is 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.
Digital Design Associate atMedia Matters for Americais responsible for designing original graphics, illustrations, and charts. S/he works directly with the Design Manager and other members of the Digital Team to create digital content and elevateMedia Matters'research.
Reports To: The Digital Design Associate reports to the Design Manager.
Graphics/Illustrations: The Digital Design Associate works with the Design Manager to create original graphics and illustrations to accompanyMedia Matters'content. S/he helps to create effective content for distribution inMedia Matters' website, social media spaces, and other platforms.
Charts: The Digital Design Associate creates charts for research counting projects, in order to present data in a more digestible format for the website and social media audience.
Tumblr: Assists the Digital Department in posting toMediaMatters' Tumblr page, in accordance withMediaMatters' overall social media strategy.
Video: Assist Design Manager with creation of graphics for video.
Ads: Assist Design Manager with designs for print and web ads.
Website Redesign: Assist Design Manager with tasks related to our website redesign.
Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field; or equivalent professional experience.
Graphic design knowledge and experience
Ability to create compelling illustrations, charts, etc.
Experience creating content for online and print spaces
Strong illustration skills, both representative and conceptual
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
Understanding of U.S. media and how conservative misinformation affects our public debate.
Multi-tasker with a keen attention to detail and the ability to prioritize.
Strong Communication Skills:
Powerful storyteller who can break complex ideas down into digestible and effective social media content.
Ability to identify and empathize with a variety of audiences, including those on mobile-facing social networks, and outside of D.C.
Skilled at relaying information accurately and without error.
Self-starter who can excel both independently and in a team setting.
Can execute duties in a timely manner and quickly adapt to new challenges in a fast-paced media environment.
Experience with social media execution, either for personal or professional purposes.
Media Matters for America offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
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