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Apr 02, 2018

Washington, DC

Freelance

Agent: Lauren P.

Job #: 130976

Job Description

Graphic Design Consulant

​The designers work closely with the researchers to produce a variety of visual products for web and print. The Graphic Design Consultant will get the opportunity to work on a variety of research products such as project and event branding, infographics, custom illustrations, maps and charts, report design and layout, and motion graphics.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

› 2+ years of design experience, primarily in print, with some experience designing for web and social media

› Strong attention to detail and demonstrated abilities in typography, layout design, and branding

› Demonstrated design and production experience on a wide variety of products from printed reports to event banners to name tags

› Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software programs with specific experience using:

› Adobe Illustrator to create basic illustrations, icons, information graphics, charts and maps;

› Adobe Photoshop for photo editing, headshot touchups, stock photography, and resize/format for various outputs (web and print)

› Adobe InDesign for long form, report layout and with an understanding of how use style sheets and apply typesetting in a long report/book

› Fluency of Microsoft Office programs and Mac operating system

› Experience working in After Effects and basic motion graphics a plus

› Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple projects and priorities

› Ability to work efficiently and independently

› Familiarity with image usage rights

› Interest in and basic understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international relations

 

DATES

› May - June 2018, full time

› July - August 2018, part time *week of 4th of July our o ce is closed

› September - October 2018, full time

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