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1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest, fastest-growing, most progressive healthcare union in the country, and we are looking for a Web/Graphic Designer to work out of our New York City office.

The members of 1199SEIU are driven by a mission: to achieve affordable, quality healthcare for all. If you want to work in a creative, fast-paced, action-oriented environment, using the latest communications techniques and design principles to win social justice for working families, this job is for you.

Responsibilities

Work with communications staff and organizers to provide them with the design support needed to win campaigns.

Design newsletters, mailers, flyers, booklets and other printed material for our campaigns.

Design websites, email blasts and other online media from the ground up and maintain current campaign websites.

Design newspaper ads, billboards, online ads and other paid media.

Design t-shirts, buttons, signs and other promotional materials.

Ensure we are following optimal design principles and best practices, and there is a coherent, effective and consistent visual feel to all of our campaigns.

Coordinate with printing and mail house vendors to make sure materials are delivered on time and bills are paid in a timely manner.

Requirements

Excellent ability to work closely with a team, accommodate multiple requests from team members, and assimilate input from multiple sources.

Excellent inter-personal skills, a positive, enthusiastic attitude and a commitment to contribute to a positive work environment.

Must be extremely fast, highly efficient and able to handle a heavy production schedule with multiple changing deadlines.

Flexibility with input, feedback and shifting priorities and deadlines.

Conscientious attention to detail.

Bachelor's degree in design required, master's degree preferred.

Proficiency required in all necessary print and web design programs, including Adobe Creative Suite.

At least 2 years experience in hands-on web and print design and production.

Deep commitment to the labor movement, social justice and progressive causes.

Excellent visual, written and verbal communications skills.

Ability to shoot, edit and produce short campaign videos preferred.

An ability and commitment to modeling pro-active leadership behavior and skills.

Fundamental knowledge of databases preferred.

Prior experience working or volunteering for a progressive political campaign, non-profit organization or union preferred.

Experience taking quality digital photos preferred.

Must work well under pressure and thrive in an environment with tight deadlines and irregular hours.


1199SEIU is an affirmative action employer- women, people of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Send resumes and work samples to erin.malone@1199.org

• Location: Manhattan

• Post ID: 49026525 newyork
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