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Graphic Designer / Cartographer

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Published: January 5, 2017
Location
Washington, DC
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                                                   POSITION SUMMARY

 

NFWF’s graphic designer/cartographer is responsible for producing and continually enhancing the Foundation’s print and interactive graphic communications, including maps, graphics and presentations.

 

                        ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design print and digital communications for the Foundation as needed, including maps, infographics, fact sheets, reports, interactive graphics, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Manage and continually improve the Foundation’s mapping and graphics processes and assets across print and digital channels.
  • Manage library of Foundation maps and collaborate between departments to establish and ensure consistency and accuracy for Foundation map-making.
  • Working with the Communications Team, provide significant support for web site management and graphic materials to be used for online content generation, especially for social media channels.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS)

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or visual communications from an accredited college or university or equivalent education/experience in the field required.
  • At least 1 year experience in professional graphic design spanning print and digital, with emphasis on map-making and infographics.
  • Exceptional skill with and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite graphic design programs, especially Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Exceptional skill in using GIS mapping software and systems to render sophisticated, accurate and user-friendly maps and infographics.
  • Exceptional graphic sense and intuitive understanding of design principles.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using a PowerPoint to create presentations.
  • Proficiency in using Drupal to manage websites.
  • Knowledge of web protocols and standards such as HTTP, XHTML, HTML5, XML, RSS, and CSS.
  • Demonstrated success in supporting a large staff in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills.
  • Flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.

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