Graphic Designer (Apply by: June 27, 2022)

Graphic Designer (Apply by: June 27, 2022)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

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About JFF:  

Jobs for the Future (JFF) drives transformation of the American workforce and education systems to achieve equitable economic advancement for all.  


About the position:  
The Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to further elevate JFF’s brand by acting as an ambassador, providing strategic design and account support to internal stakeholders, while producing high-quality work consistent with JFF’s brand guidelines. Reporting to the Director, Digital Marketing, the Graphic Designer will lead and partner on design projects with JFF’s organizational services teams to deliver best-in-class collateral – both static and dynamic. Also, the Graphic Designer will ensure that our collateral (print, video, digital, etc.) supports and advances the goals of JFF’s mission and brand while working in close collaboration with our in-house Senior Graphic Designer to help create innovative and engaging design solutions. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment and excels in managing projects both independently and collaboratively. Given JFF’s continued growth and expansion, you will have a significant impact on the success of a well-established and scaling organization that works at the intersection of education and workforce development, in partnership with hundreds of organizations across sectors and industries. This is the perfect steppingstone for someone who aspires to grow their creative career with the company.  


What you’ll do:   

Production Design and Project Management   

Coordinate production of design deliverables, and directly design deliverables for internal and external partners which will be seen and leveraged by thousands of external stakeholders to advance JFF’s mission and strategic priorities 
Partner with program units and other colleagues on JFF’s Marketing & Communications team on the development of creative content for various initiatives, including publications, reports, policy briefs, infographics, social media graphics, email and landing page content, events collateral, and more 
Contribute to executing and innovating our print and digital strategy across the organization 
Support in the design and updating of templates for collateral, presentations, email and digital content 
Consult on design best practices with various internal teams in an adaptive environment  
Collaborate with our Digital Marketing team to coordinate and manage work with external design firms and freelancers to support on-time and on-budget delivery of projects 
Brand Management   

Work collaboratively with JFF’s editorial and creative services team to ensure branding, messaging, and style guideline alignment 
Collaborate with other design team colleagues/resources to support ongoing organizational training on how to leverage our brand effectively 
Reinforce JFF’s brand at every point of contact and bring fresh direction and insight to the team while maintaining defined design standards 
Assist with design review and quality control across projects as needed 
Who you are:   

You possess high energy and passion for JFF’s mission and the ability to apply JFF’s core values to all areas of your work 
You have approximately 3-5 years of overall experience and have previously worked in a creative digital design role or a related role in which you have worked on a design team and influenced design vision and execution; experience in static and/or dynamic design experience is a strong plus 
You are excited to perform hands-on design production tasks as well as coordination of design tasks with an ever-evolving brand 
You have experience using digital marketing solutions and content management systems such as HubSpot and have familiarity within HTML and CSS 
You have experience using Adobe’s Creative Cloud apps (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) and Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel); experience with video production or animation is a plus 
You have a strong understanding of design principles and typography and have experience designing social cards, email assets, web graphics and publication templates 
You are detail oriented, an excellent problem solver and have strong organizational skills with the ability to work on several projects simultaneously 
You are a flexible self-starter with the ability to seamlessly pivot between being an individual contributor and working in close collaboration with teammates and cross-functional stakeholders; you know when to pull in others for their expertise and how to manage up and across in order to complete projects with competing deadlines 
You have experience creating designs to promote events (virtually and in person) 
You model inclusive leadership, working effectively with colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds, and building and stewarding an organizational culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion 
You build positive, effective, collaborative cultures and teams wherever you work 
You are a curious and adaptive learner, with a willingness to take in new information, perspectives and data to inform your work  
You demonstrate a growth mindset and a desire to continuously improve in your work  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at JFF:  

JFF is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. JFF fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience. As part of our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, JFF strongly encourages people impacted by the criminal legal system to apply.  

To apply:  

We are accepting applications through June 27, 2022. Applications submitted by that date will be reviewed and candidates will receive updates on their candidacy by the week of July 5, 2022. 


Positions at JFF are not eligible for employer-visa sponsorship or open to F-1 student visa holders.  


All JFF employees are required to be fully up to date on their vaccinations against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption has been requested and a reasonable accommodation approved.  


JFF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and skills.  

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