Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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Digital Designer

at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Posted: 7/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1021642

Job Description

  • 08-Mar-2019 to 07-Aug-2019 (EST)
  • Publications
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Seeking a digital designer with three or more years of professional experience with Adobe design programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) to create dynamic, persuasive graphics for websites, social media, and other electronic projects for D.C. nonprofit promoting health

About the Physicians Committee

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard's blog.

About the Publications and Communications Teams

The digital designer will be a member of the Physicians Committee's publications team, which designs print and electronic materials that communicate our mission to the public. 

The digital designer will also work closely with the communications team, which is responsible for maximizing publicity for our campaigns, programs, and research studies through traditional and social media. Our goal is to educate and persuade in a clear, professional manner. We partner with the organization's physicians, dietitians, and other experts in bringing our messages to life.

About this Career Opportunity

The digital designer will help define the organization's electronic presence. Specific duties include working with a professional team of graphic designers and communicators in a fast-paced environment to create graphics for the web, social media, and e-mail, participating in creative brainstorming on the communications team's campaigns, giving artistic direction to photographers, and assisting print designers. The digital designer will need to be "on call" during evenings and weekends, keeping open channels of communication.

This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee's headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro's Red Line).

Who We're Looking For

The ideal candidate will have a B.A., or equivalent experience, and have three or more years of professional experience with Adobe design programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign). We are looking for a team player who will tackle their work with a sense of urgency and persistence, possesses creative ideas, patience, and a sense of humor, and is eager to be part of team. Knowledge of photography is a plus. If you meet these requirements and are passionate about the Physicians Committee's mission, we'd like to hear from you.