Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, California, United States | Digital / Technology | Full-time

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Graphic Design Associate 

RAICES is looking for a Graphic Design Associate to create and contribute to a mix of print and interactive products. Join our Digital Department, made up of video producers, graphic designers, and web/software developers. This position will report to the Chief Technology Officer and will be based in Los Angeles, CA. 

The ideal candidate will have 1 - 3 years experience, a strong teamwork mentality, plus knowledge of print production and vendor management. Also important is a deep connection to our vision and mission.

RAICES is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that promotes justice by providing free and low-cost immigration legal services and education to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas. We actively advocate for these individuals and do whatever it takes to assist the immigrant community. With legal services, social programs, bond assistance, and an advocacy team focused on changing the narrative around immigration in this country, RAICES is operating on the national frontlines of the fight for immigration rights.

Job Description:

  • Create designs and layouts in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and related Design/UI/UX software, under leadership from the Senior Graphic Designer;
  • Complete and support design projects, sometimes with short turnaround time - including digital banners, social media graphics, presentation templates, infographics, brochures, reports, email banners, websites, video end-cards, and more;
  • Assist with the coordination and management of third-party vendor relationships for campaign-specific art;
  • Help ensure all areas of the organization utilize and adhere to internal design and brand style guides;
  • Work alongside the web development team to implement incremental and periodic design updates to our website;
  • Maintain organized digital asset libraries of digital work;
  • Adhere to established workflow processes, providing suggestions for improvement;
  • Work collaboratively with a team and accept creative direction from senior staff; and,
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in Graphic Design or a related field;
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign;
  • Solid communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to prepare items for printing in various color spaces; and,
  • Skilled in motion graphics, animation, user experience design, interaction design, and sketch is a plus.

Submission Instructions:

Please provide a cover letter telling us:

  • Why do you want to work at RAICES?
  • Why do you think you'd be a good fit for this position?
  • Why are you passionate about design?

Please include your resume and cover letter in PDF format, and include your full name in the filenames for both.  Do not name your resume "resume.pdf"

RAICES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.