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Digital Graphic Designer - Contractor (HQ in Alexandria, VA)

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization is looking for a Digital Designer to take on a 1-3 month web page design project. Converting 14 printed manuals into intuitive front-end digital Web and print solutions largely for the evolving SharePoint corporate intranet that serves 11,000+ associates. Additional duties may include creating email templates, edit and update the eonetwork.org website, communications collateral, social media imagery and other design needs as requested

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • - In addition to the essential job functions described below, all associates will perform duties as requested by management.
  • - Produce and create digital Web and print solutions, including SharePoint 2010 intranet 
  • Web pages and custom page layouts, email templates, reports, signage, banners, etc.
  • - Translate requirements into wireframes and mockups
  • - Provide user-centered design expertise from concept to delivery
  • - Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure consistency of brand identity
  • - Ensure graphic solutions are optimized for integration, performance, usability and sustainability
  • - Improve intranet's look and feel via user experience, content readability, content governance adherence, image/icon fixing, Web part placement/fixing/updates, etc.
  • - Work closely with the IT department to ensure continuation of a stable production environment
  • - Configure and manage SharePoint 2010 search scopes and results manipulation


Education and/or Experience:
Bachelors degree in fine arts, gr​aphic design, marketing, or related field OR at least five years experience as a graphic designer and/or Web designer professional.


Qualification Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of branding and corporate identity, and the ability to generate highly-creative work independently or alongside other communications team members. Opportunity to work on globally focused brand identity, packaging, advertising, event and exhibit graphics


Required:

  • > A general understanding of all aspects of Corporate Communications
  • > Self-starting individual with proven ability to take ownership for results and driving change
  • > 3+ years experience designing front end user interface Web solutions using Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver)
  • > Must know CSS, HTML, and have hands-on experience of content management systems
  • > Experience creating style guides, master pages, master templates and CSS for use preferably in SharePoint 2010 and/or SharePoint 2013
  • > Must be able to collect/understand requirements and design, explain, and negotiate feedback on wireframes and mockups
  • > Expert in user-centered design process, specifically related to accessibility and Web standards
  • > Proven experience in handling relationships with employees, content administrators, stakeholders, IT teams and external agencies
  • > Strong customer service, negotiation and influencing skills
  • > Experience in working with a variety of specialties and levels of experience
  • > Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • > Experience with project and change management processes
  • > Must be able to handle confidential information and deal with issues sensitively
  • > Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

Preferred:

  • - Working knowledge of search engine optimization best practices, specifically for SharePoint
  • - Fluent with Adobe CC products; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Lightroom.
  • - Desire to learn SharePoint metadata, search scope configuration, and search results manipulation management
  • - Working knowledge of MyEmma or similar software for email automation management and template creation
  • - Experience working on mobile projects with understanding of mobile design elements, considerations and limitations for Android/iOS
  • - Experience using internal social media solutions
  • - Proven print design, layout and typographical skills a plus.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • - In addition to the above, the following may also be required of the successful candidate:
  • - Excellent organizational, time- and project-management skills
  • - Ability to work under tight deadlines and respond quickly to changing priorities
  • - Expert communications skills
  • - Continuous performance improvement and quality delivery
  • - Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • - Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
  • - Exercises confidentiality and discretion
  • - Ability to interact with members and staff with tact diplomacy and poise


Additional hours may be required during periods of heavy workload. Flexibility is required in the daily work schedule to accommodate tasks.


Additional Requirements: Must provide a portfolio of work and be willing to work onsite when needed. Remote and flexible work schedules will be considered


Terms of Employment: 

Contract/Freelance at an hourly rate. W2 or 1099 provided


Salary: 

Commensurate with experience


Work Environment:
 
The employee is normally required to work in a high-rise building equipped with elevators in an environment 
where the noise level is usually moderate. May be assigned to an internal work space without windows to the outside, located in close proximity to other office personnel. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties.

Professional workplace where casual attire is permitted


Nothing contained in this job description, or conveyed during any interview which may be granted or during any period of employment (if hired) with Entrepreneurs’ Organization, is intended to create an employment contract with any employee or prospective employee of the Firm for any specified period of time.  Work rules and benefits in effect are subject to change from time to time, according to the needs of the organization.  Any and all employment with Entrepreneurs’ Organization is “at will,” that is, for no definite or determinable period and subject to termination at any time, with or without cause and with or without prior notice, at the option of either the employee or the organization.


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