4Culture is hiring a contract graphic designer to create marketing and communications collateral. We love our brand and enjoy using it to promote 4Culture’s programs and initiatives. We are looking for someone that shares our enthusiasm and can take on small-to-medium scale graphic design projects. The majority of the work is to produce print materials such as flyers, signage, templates, and ads. A smaller portion of the work is to create digital graphics for campaigns that promote grants and artists calls. This includes graphics for email marketing, the 4Culture website, social media, and advertising.
Create print marketing collateral including flyers, brochures, signage, templates, and ads.
Create digital graphics for email marketing, the 4Culture website, social media, and advertising.
Track projects by documenting and communicating timelines and scope of work.
For each project: Create and present several design options to 4Culture staff (if needed) and manage 1-3 rounds of review/approval for a project.
Assist with arranging print specifications, press proofing, and press checks if necessary.
BA degree or the equivalent in graphic design or a similar, related field of study.
1-3 years relevant graphic design experience with a variety of media.
Demonstrated typographic, color, and layout abilities, production knowledge, and an understanding of digital production for print.
Highly skilled with essential design programs, including Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
A portfolio reflecting design abilities, as well as demonstrating creativity and attention to quality and detail.
A deep appreciation for, understanding of, and commitment to advancing racial equity and social justice.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to function independently, as well as part of a team.
Design discussion facilitation, negotiation, and presentation skills.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Salesforce.
This is a contract position to run from July 2019 through July 2020 (with potential for renewal). Contractor will work independently providing their own office space and computer and software programs. They are encouraged to attend meetings at 4Culture to work collaboratively with communications team and 4Culture staff. The position reports to the Director of Communications.