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Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #394
The NALEO Educational Fund is the leading organization that empowers the Latino community to participate fully in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.
Visual and Web Designer
NALEO Educational Fund, a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization serving the Latino community was established in 1981 to promote the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. We seek a Visual and Web Designer who will work closely with the Senior Creative Manager to support with visual design, marketing collateral and brand needs of the organization. This is a full time, non-exempt position whose work can be conducted remotely from anywhere in the United States. Reporting directly to the National Director of Communications, the salary range is $45,000 to $58,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Portfolio of previous work must be presented that demonstrates an understanding of visual design.
Ensure that there is a consistent look on all organizational marketing materials;
Adhere to brand standards of the organization;
Design print and online materials, including presentations, sharable social media graphics, invitations, research reports (with charts), flyers, event journals, and signage;
Experience with design and element placement as well as graphic and text layouts.
Willingness to learn;
Ability to interpret needs, objectives, and direction from multiple sources to ensure design concepts meet brand standards and organizational goals.
Adhere to attendance and punctuality standards of the organization;
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS – KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in graphic design, visual communications or related field;
Minimum of three years of prior design experience;
Bilingual skills preferred, but not required;
High proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver;
Familiarity with copyright and legal restrictions, in relation to art rights, stock photography, caricatures, etc.;
Solid understanding of design, color, hierarchal and typographic principles;
Strong understanding of Social Media platforms and design aesthetics;
Design experience including page layouts, information graphics, website design, presentations and logo/identity development;
Understanding of photo retouching;
Must have working knowledge of HTML/HTML5, CSS;
Must have experience with CMS platforms (Experience with WordPress and Divi Builder a plus);
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs;
Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and work well under tight deadlines;
Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced and changing environment;
Exceptional interpersonal skills, a consummate team-player, a creative problem solver, positive attitude, detail-oriented and highly motivated;
Must have strong organizational skills;
If a driver, must have a valid Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance coverage;
Ability to work respectfully with people of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds; and
Supportive of mission and non-partisan philosophy of NALEO Educational Fund.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ASPECTS OF THE POSITION
Certain physical and mental aspects of performing the essential functions of the position include the following:
Ability to detect, discern, recognize, and perceive auditory and visual information within normal ranges;
Dexterity to read, write, type, operate office equipment such as a computer, printer, telephone, calculator, copier, fax machine, pencils, pens, and stapler;
Ability to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
Once hired, employees requiring reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of the position should contact Human Resources to engage in the interactive process to determine reasonable accommodations, if any.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Email cover letter and resume to Angela Weimer, National Director of Human Resources and Administration, NALEO Educational Fund, firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
Competitive benefits package that includes generous vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plan, and professional development opportunities
How to Apply
Email cover letter and resume to Angela Weimer, National Director of Human Resources and Administration, NALEO Educational Fund, email@example.com.