You’re a content designer, though you may not have recognized it by that name. You love working in a field so new that you get to help define it. You walk the line between “understands data” and “writes a mean sentence.” You know that there’s no such thing as good content with a bad design.
You’re excited about helping progressive research organizations use knowledge and ideas to make the world a more peaceful, prosperous, just, sustainable and equitable place. You don’t mind that most of your colleagues use the wrong size paper and mispronounce the letter z. You think I’ve never done that before sounds like a feature, not a bug. You are happy to work independently but aren’t afraid to ask for help when you encounter tricky issues—and you’re always willing to help colleagues find solutions when they get stuck.
We’re looking for an early- or mid-career content designer to join our team in Washington DC. This is not an entry-level position. It is ideal for someone who has mastered junior-level tasks and is looking to take the next step in their career.
The role is a six-month maternity cover with potential for the right person to stay with the agency longer term.
We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and we strongly encourage applications from BIPOC, women, persons with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTQIA.
Our clients are not like typical agency clients. They aren’t producing content to help them sell a product. Their content is their product. And they give that product away freely. Our content team is engaged to help them make that content as effective as it can be. Sometimes that means writing things. Sometimes it means editing things that have already been written. Sometimes (indeed, often!) it means taking something written for one channel and helping translate it into something appropriate for other channels. That may mean writing words, but it just as often means drafting a video script/storyboard or working with one of our designers to produce an infographic.
You’ll deliver a range of content design services on behalf of the agency, coordinating closely with colleagues working in design, data visualization, branding, client services and new business, as well as other members of the content team.
Ours is a small (but growing) content team. While each member of the team does have particular specialties, the nature of our work requires that everyone is comfortable working across a wide range of content tasks.
We’re a design and digital communications agency focused on ideas that matter. We work with many of the world’s leading charities, NGOs and research organisations. Our main services include publication design, digital design and development, branding, information design, and film and animation.
We are a flexible and fair employer and our values run through everything we do, from the clients we work with to the way we treat our staff.
We are a close-knit, hard-working and ambitious agency with a growing roster of clients around the world. We have an informal all-agency meeting via video conference each week and there’s a calendar of staff events across the year, including a summer picnic and Christmas walk.
We are serious about work-life balance. Full-time employees have generous vacation allowances and we expect everyone to use every day of it. Overtime is rare, voluntary, and compensated with time off later.
We are an international agency, with two studios in the UK—one with stunning views over the City and East End in Whitechapel, and the other on the banks of the Avon in the centre of Bath—and offices in Berlin and Washington DC. Our DC team will remain work-from-home through 2021 but will be returning to a studio post-pandemic.
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You’re a content designer, though you may not have recognized it by that name. You love working in a field so new that you get to help define it. You walk the line between “understands data” and “writes a mean sentence.” You know that there’s no…
Include a resume and cover letter.
Include a resume and cover letter.