Remote | International
Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation

Designer – Global

Job Information

Description:

We are looking for a designer with strong web design skills to help develop and maintain the Fourth Estate brand through all visual communications online and offline.

The ideal candidate has a passion for design, has their finger on the pulse of the latest web trends, and can demonstrate basic coding skills.

Candidates should be able to design beautifully within a developing brand identity, while pushing the direction forward.

Projects could include website design/redesign, social media graphics, printed materials for events and press, product design, photograph selection and collaborating with a global team on projects and campaigns.

You’ll work daily to engage the public to support the Fourth Estate and our mission, and collaborate with leadership to shape our brand.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate to execute design decisions for the Fourth Estate across digital and traditional platforms
  • Create digital graphics and branded collateral to support Fourth Estate programs
  • Assist in graphic design for products
  • Design social media campaigns, and support digital initiatives

Required Skills:

  • High energy, positive attitude and sense of humor
  • A solid creative portfolio that features web design work and creative branding projects
  • Advanced Adobe skills
  • HTML/CSS
  • Well-versed in current graphic design standards and best practices for digital and social media and comfortable adapting to new platforms, channels, and audiences as needed.

Additional Relevant Skills:

  • Illustration
  • Print Production
  • Consumer Products
  • Advanced front-end web design and coding experience
  • Experience with email marketing and online advocacy systems such as MailChimp, ExactTarget, etc.

Other details:

  • Experience with Python, Django, Javascript, jquery, Bootstrap and other modern web tech
  • You should have the ability to work under deadline pressure and manage multiple projects
  • You shoul have a strong and well-articulated commitment to journalism in the public interest, civil liberties and freedom of speech

Location

  • This position reports to our Washington, DC office, however remote applicants anywhere in the world are encouraged.