Junior Graphic Designer

Job Type

Full Time Temporary



Start Date:



District of Columbia
United States


Junior Graphic Designer -- Washington, DC

Job Description

Pivot, a leading political communications firm that works with Democratic and progressive groups and specializes in direct mail is seeking Junior Graphic Designer in our Washington DC office to execute work for progressive clients during the 2018 election cycle; including campaign branding, direct mail design and illustration. 

The Junior Graphic Designer will be responsible for completing edits to existing materials and executing original concepts.  Our ideal candidate will be able to create quick and thoughtful solutions that meet visual and strategic goals; with an innate sense of layout, attention to detail, poise under pressure, and ability to play nice with others. This is a full-time temporary position through Election Day 2018. 


  • Address and interpret client edits that result in optimal finished product
  • Create smart, strategic concepts that tackle big issues 
  • Create production-ready work across platforms, including direct mail, brand identity, broadcast and digital


  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related career history
  • 0-3 year’s experience
  • Work long hours, responding to assignments quickly 
  • Portfolio of engaging, strategic work including illustration
  • A team player who thrives in a fast-paced, innovative environment 
  • Strong knowledge of pre-press and commercial processes
  • Knowledge of best practices for production and agency flow
  • Strong knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator in a Mac environment 
  • Strong, responsive written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible, poised under pressure attitude
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects on tight deadlines and adjust when directions shift

Special consideration will be given to candidates that demonstrate: 

Previous direct mail experience

Fluency in Spanish

An interest in politics &/or progressive causes 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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