Junior Graphic Designer

Main areas of focus: Design, Adobe Suite, innovation, brand consistency
Location: This opportunity is for those located in (or willing to relocate to) the New York City area only. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. or have an existing U.S. work permit. 

JOB HIGHLIGHT
You’ll keep our brand bold, inspirational, innovative, and consistent.

JOB SUMMARY
As a Junior Graphic Designer, you’ll hop on board with our small but fast-moving Creative Team to keep our brand bold, inspirational, and consistent. Reporting to the Senior Graphic Designer, you’ll support the team by contributing to print and digital materials. You’ll work with the team to create innovative content that promotes the charity: water mission and helps bring clean water to people in need.

YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR…
  • Fostering and strengthening the charity: water brand across all digital and physical platforms.
  • Developing materials to inspire and engage everyone from donors to guests in our office to employees and volunteers.
  • Creating compelling design concepts for print materials, website, e-mails, and social.
  • Supporting the internal and external design needs of the other departments within the organization.

YOU MUST HAVE…
  • 1+ years of professional design experience
  • A portfolio that demonstrates a clearly-articulated creative vision
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite 

IT’S AN ADDED PLUS IF YOU HAVE…
  • Experience with or a working knowledge of Sketch and Keynote
  • A degree in Graphic Design or a related field

YOU’LL BE SUCCESSFUL IF... 
You breathe brand and design
You understand how powerful good design can be, and you know how to visually and emotionally build, maintain, and evolve a cohesive brand. You have a strong, focused sense of visual style and taste, and you can clearly articulate your design decisions.

You’re a multitasking machine
You organize your work so you can handle a wide range of small projects at the same time without overlooking anything.

You balance the tension between shipping fast and excellence
You have a bias towards shipping, but balance it with a desire to ship excellent products, and know when to choose one over the other.

You’re an excellent communicator and take criticism well
You embrace constructive criticism as part of the design process, and you can clearly articulate your design decisions.

You care about the details
You know when to choose progress over perfection, but you strive for excellence in every little detail.

TEAM OVERVIEW
The Creative team is a deeply passionate group of designers, videographers, social media strategists, and storytellers. They’re responsible for gathering inspiring content and crafting one-of-a-kind stories from the countries we serve. They help our amazing community of supporters be more aware of the global water crisis and compel them to take action and join our mission. 

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW 
At charity: water, our team of world chargers believe that water changes everything. As a non-profit organization, we work to bring sustainable solutions, providing clean and safe drinking water, to those in developing countries.  In 13 years, we’ve been able to bring healthier living conditions to over 10 million people in 28 countries. With the inner makings of a mid-size tech startup, we’re reinventing charity through endless innovation and contagious passion. When we’re not eating pizza, gathering for Bagel Breakfasts, or Friendsgiving Feasts, we’re working side-by-side to create beautifully crafted stories and a powerful brand that inspires a whole new kind of generosity.

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