Design Assistant

Job Type

Full Time




1640 Rhode Island Ave NW
United States


We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.


Position Summary:

The Design Assistant supports the marketing team by assisting with graphic design as well as administrative tasks.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Senior Design Director and other marketing staff in production of print and digital collateral consistent with program objectives, brand guidelines and budgetary constraints
  • Obtain photography for publications
  • Assist with photo and illustration research
  • Maintain and organize photo collections
  • Scan appropriate photos for publication use
  • Work closely with other staff to maintain organizational photo and graphic database
  • Assist with administrative functions such as managing invoices and mailing items
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in graphic design preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in design and production is required.
  • Creativity and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and commitment to providing high quality work with a service-oriented approach.
  • Proven proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Photography experience preferred.
  • Exceptional verbal and customer service skills.
  • Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires “on call" evening and weekend work
  • Personal interest and commitment to LGBTQ equality.
  • Strong skills with social media, Microsoft Office applications, and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive).


*Please submit your portfolio of work in the cover letter or resume via a link or upload separate documents.


All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.


No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply