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Job: Web Designer
Organization: Public Knowledge
City: Washington, DC
Job Posting Link: http://www.publicknowledge.org/about/jobs/Designer
Field: Technology
Position Type: Full-time Job
Minimum Experience: 2-3 years
Deadline: //

The Designer will be responsible for the design of outward-facing Public Knowledge materials and websites. The Designer will be able to translate abstract and complex ideas into accessible, meaningful designs.

Position Status: Full-time

Location: Washington, D.C.

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Essential Duties:

Design microsites, emails, graphics for web videos, and other web material, including graphic explanations of complex policy issues.
Design print materials including white papers, invitations, annual reports and brochures.
Enhance existing website content by independently suggesting and creating info-graphics to convey complex policy issues.
Communicate with external consultants and manage programming projects when necessary.
Work with staff and external consultants to ensure that all materials in development will have an appropriate coordinating design.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate should posses a B.A. or recognized certification in Fine Arts / Graphic Design or related field. Equivalent experience as demonstrated by portfolio and work history will be accepted.
Proficiency in Adobe CS5.
Experience with mobile site design.
Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
The ability to produce high-quality results on tight deadlines and with little oversight.


Ability to implement designs into Drupal and WordPress.
Understanding of basic programming languages (jQuery, JavaScript, PHP) and some experience with Adobe Flash or HTML5.
2-4 years experience at a non-profit, technology or policy-focused organization. Passion for technology, public policy, or media reform is welcome

Compensation: Public Knowledge provides competitive compensation, excellent benefits and opportunities for professional growth.

Please email resume, cover letter, and at least three design samples to gro.egdelwonkcilbup|ekoorB#gro.egdelwonkcilbup|ekoorB no later than March 30, 2012. No phone calls, please.



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