Design Associate

Reports to: Digital Content Manager

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Position Summary:

The Design Associate will work with the rest of the Hub Digital team to develop fresh and creative designs for a range of campaigns and issue areas. They will craft and optimize original content for the Hub and its partner campaigns for both digital and print purposes. We’re looking for someone who gets excited about the latest trends in design; enjoys exploring typography, color, and composition; maintains high standards for quality; and is a master at creating eye-catching visual designs. The ideal candidate won’t be afraid to jump right into our fast-moving campaigns and respond rapidly to breaking news.

As Design Associate, you’ll:

  • Work with the rest of the Hub digital team to design successful digital campaigns across multiple platforms, including quickly mobilizing around rapid response moments
  • Brainstorm innovative approaches to design projects and help develop the look and feel of the organization’s various campaigns
  • Create compelling, fresh designs while embracing each campaign’s unique brand
  • Craft effective visual designs for both print and digital purposes
  • Keep a pulse on the latest trends and tools in the design world and integrate them into our work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

About you:

  • You’re a designer who loves experimenting with style, tone, color, and fonts
  • You have exceptional design skills and an eagerness to explore the latest trends
  • You’ve got a sense of humor and are comfortable taking on evolving responsibilities
  • You’re organized, detail-oriented, and analytical even in a fast-paced work environment
  • You’re familiar with some Adobe Creative Cloud programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign, or other graphic design tools

In addition, it would be a bonus if:

  • You have experience designing print and/or digital content for organizations or brands
  • You’ve dabbled in animation, web design, and interactive design

About us:

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a growing team of communicators, researchers, and organizers with experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups to build creative and effective campaigns.

How to Apply

E-mail your resume and cover letter (with a link to your online portfolio, if applicable) as PDF or Word attachments to: Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

New Venture Fund Careers

The Hub is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.