June 8, 2021 | Remote

Lead Graphic Designer

Job Description

The Common Sense Society (CSS) seeks a creative and organized professional to fill the position of Lead Graphic Designer. The ideal candidate will value excellence and teamwork while creating materials that advance our communications efforts in both traditional and digital platforms. The position reports to the Chief Communications Officer and is based remotely.

Core Responsibilities

• Design visual content for print and digital applications that is on-brand, reinforces our brand, and is appropriate for our various audiences
• Design and layout of materials for internal communications and engagement with our stakeholders
• Design and layout of essential business materials (e.g. business cards, presentations)
• Design and layout of education curriculums and academic events
• Create infographics and presentation materials to simplify communication of complex concepts and data
• Optimize graphics and video content for social media platforms
• Provide technical support for design and video-related efforts
• Maintain organized content files, and help to organize and archive existing video and graphics files
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications

• Commitment to CSS’ Mission and Guiding Principles
• Degree in marketing, graphic design, or related field, or demonstrated success in relevant professional fields
• Minimum 3 years related professional experience
• Proven track record in commercial print and design
• Strong visual communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts and data through images
• Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (mainly InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, and Photoshop), Microsoft Office, DropBox, and G Suite
• Familiarity with best practices for graphics and video content on social media platforms
• Technically proficient with the ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues
• Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
• Flexibility in working with new issues, topics, and approaches

Benefits and Compensation

Full-time employees receive a generous benefits program including health insurance and a retirement matching program. Compensation commensurate with experience.

About Common Sense Society

Common Sense Society is a non-profit foundation with legal entities in the United States, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, and Hungary. With a community-centered model, CSS promotes the principles of liberty, prosperity, and beauty through education and public discourse. The fellowships, curriculum resources, publications, cultural programs, and targeted national campaigns of CSS illuminate the enduring ideas that have transformed the course of human history for the better. CSS does not receive funding from governments or political parties.

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