Design Fellow

GovDelivery Washington, DC
Come work for GovLoop, a division of Granicus, in early fall of 2018. GovLoop is the Knowledge Network for Government. We are looking for a bright, hard-working current student or recent graduates to join us starting Monday, August 27, 2018 and ending Friday, December 21, 2018. This is a full time, four month paid internship in Downtown DC. We are accepting applications until Friday, July 27!

GovLoop's mission is simple: connect government to improve government. We serve a community of more than 270,000 federal, state, and local government leaders by helping them to foster collaboration, share best practices, solve problems, and advance in their government careers. We aim to inspire public sector professionals to better service through a variety of programs including research reports, online trainings, interactive courses, blogs, videos, and more.

Throughout GovLoop's history, more than 85 fellows have worked as integral contributors to core products including research reports, online and in-person training events, digital marketing campaigns, video animation, web and graphic design, and much more. Past fellows have gone on to jobs at the State Department, OMB, National Geographic, and Deloitte among others.

What You Get To Do:

* Create the layout and design of GovLoop written products

* Assist our event department in designing collateral for events including posters, presentations, web banners, and agendas

* Design branded marketing materials and items for print and web (t-shirts, business cards, flyers, stickers, etc.)

* Work with a small, collaborative design team on brainstorming and executing new creative products and ideas

Skills/Requirements

What We Need In You:

* Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite a must, with a focus on InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

* A solid foundation in graphic design demonstrated through compelling use of design principles and elements

* Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure

* Excellent organization and communication skills

* Up-to-date portfolio required

Bonus Skills:

* Experience with AfterEffects, FinalCutProX and/or Adobe Premiere

* Experience conducting and editing audio (i.e. radio interviews or vocal)

* Experience working with HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript, as well as experience designing for WordPress or other CMS platforms

* Photography or videography skills (please include in portfolio if applicable)

Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status