Multimedia Graphic Designer

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Published 20 days ago

Title:                   Multimedia Graphic Designer         

Position Type: Full-Time

Location:          Washington, DC

What we do and offer our team

AGU is a global community of 130,000 Earth and space scientists, advocates and experts. As the Multimedia Graphic Designer, you will support a dynamic association that publishes peer-reviewed journals and scientific books and convenes the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Through our initiatives, such as mentoring, professional development and awards, AGU upholds and fosters an inclusive and diverse scientific community.

AGU offers our employees great benefits, including flexible work schedules, retirement savings options, as well as health, dental, life and disability insurance. AGU also provides exciting opportunities for professional development and tuition support.

AGU’s Workplace Values

We believe in accountability and ownership of work, by taking responsibility for decisions and results. We believe in member and customer service, and that they come first through providing high quality service.

We believe in excellence and giving it our all, through striving to be outstanding. We believe in integrity by doing the right thing, we achieve this by being honest and fair.

Our teams believe that with teamwork together we achieve more, we achieve this through collaboration. We believe in respect, that you earn it and give it, by open communication and collaboration.

What the Multimedia Graphic Designer does

As AGU continues to expand the meetings program, builds a robust digital presence and with the continuation of AGU’s publications being a leading voice in Earth and space science, it is critical that the organization’s creative efforts support in-house multimedia production.

The Multimedia Graphics Designer conceptualizes, designs, executes, and effectively communicates the strategic intent for high-quality creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate AGU’s brand identity and values while continuously finding ways to elevate visuals to the next level. The incumbent will manage a large body of work, including creating innovative motion graphics, animations, illustrations, digital media and various designs to support AGU’s multiple brands, events, initiatives and the award-winning Eos magazine.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Design & Branding, the Multimedia Graphics Designer will support the communications, media and marketing department through the ideation and creation of various designs, with a strong focus on motion and animation graphics.

  • Creates highly engaging designs, animations, videos and other visual assets for marketing materials, events, web properties, social media and publications to support AGU’s goals.
  • Works collaboratively and openly with the communications, media and marketing teams on creative projects, ensuring that all work meets programmatic goals while following AGU’s brand standards.
  • Makes recommendations for motion graphic opportunities to enhance creative solutions.
  • Converts, edits or formats videos and add effects /visual elements to enhance video projects.
  • Researches and secures appropriate imagery, videos and other graphic elements to enhance creative projects and complement messaging and content.
  • Presents creative work at various stages for review, feedback and approval.
  • Maintains and safeguards the integrity of AGU’s brand identity across the organization.
  • Ensures creative assets and files are organized and catalogued in a timely manner.
  • Keeps abreast of latest trends and applications in design, motion and video technologies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What the Multimedia Graphic Designer brings to the team

·      Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related discipline with up to 3 years of experience in branding, print and digital design, working within an in-house creative department or other creative team environment.

·      Experience in a media, publishing, in-house creative, or design agency strongly preferred.

·      Strong design portfolio demonstrating range of experience or link to online work must be included with application.

  • Demonstrated ability to convey complex ideas through design, motion graphics and video deliverables to support the achievement of key marketing and communications goals.
  • Must be able to create and successfully communicate compelling ideation elements such as storyboards, style frames and mood boards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and interact easily and effectively with staff, AGU leaders, freelancers, vendors, scientists and researchers.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects at the same time on a tight deadline.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail a must.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, as well as solid presentation and listening skills.
  • Solution-oriented and passionate about visual communication.
  • Takes direction well and can excel in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Confidence and motivation to operate independently also a must.
  • Demonstrated high proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects, Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat, as well as the Microsoft suite of products.
  • Must provide a portfolio of work that demonstrates both motion and graphic design capabilities.

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. 

AGU proudly offers a casual work environment, excellent compensation, generous work-life opportunities, and an outstanding benefits package.

AGU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Title:                   Multimedia Graphic Designer         

Position Type: Full-Time

Location:          Washington, DC

What we do and offer our team

AGU is a global community of 130,000 Earth and space scientists, advocates and experts. As the Multimedia Graphic Designer, you…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
2000 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA

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