Graphic Designer

PETA Foundation
Graphic Designer
Fully Remote
Job Type: Full-time

Description
Position Objective:

To use your skill and expertise to design PETA literature, demonstration materials and advertisements bringing to life creative ideas, projects and one-of-a-kind pieces to help animals around the world

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Design PETA and PETA Foundation materials that meet the criteria of request forms and/or design briefs supplied by requestors
  • Ensure that design projects are visually current and in line with the relevant target audience
  • Edit and finalize all projects, including making final proofing changes and prepping the files in accordance with the final print instructions
  • Work in a timely manner with out-of-house graphic designers to prepare work that they have submitted for printing
  • Perform photo-editing tasks (color correction, compositing, etc.)
  • Stay informed on the latest design trends and programs
  • Keep orderly design files and ensure they are transferred to the department archive server, promptly and properly, once completed
  • Assist with brainstorming and bringing to life creative ideas for displays, props, and other visuals
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Requirements

  • Five years of experience with Macintosh systems and software, including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Experience with printing and production techniques for digital and off-set printing
  • Experience with AI prompting and image creation in Midjourney or a similar program will be helpful in this role and is not required
  • Proven ability to understand and produce or resize advertising projects for print or outdoor outlets according to mechanical specifications
  • Demonstrated ability to work through technical problems with systems, software, and files
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and prioritize jobs in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated good organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • High-level image retouching skills are a bonus, but are not required
  • Demonstrated flexibility and the ability to cooperate with and lead others
  • Proven ability to anticipate problems, identify opportunities, and take a proactive approach to responsibilities
  • Willingness and ability to be available after hours and on weekends on occasion as required
  • Proficiency in Illustration a plus, and is not required
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

The hourly pay range for this position is $20.94 to $25.96 per hour. The ultimate hourly pay within this range that will be offered to a qualified candidate will be determined based on the candidates experience and the cost of living in the area in which the candidate will live and work.

A list of benefits available to qualified employees is available here.

We may fill this job opening before the deadline if we find a qualified candidate.