Junior Designer

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, professional, and hands-on junior designer to join our team in Washington, DC. This role is ideal for a highly creative candidate with strong attention to detail who is able to prioritize and adapt to ever-changing demands. As part of a small studio environment you have the unique opportunity to contribute to many projects at all stages of design and work closely with all members of Polygraph. This position does require in-person office attendance and we are looking to fill it quickly, so please let us know your earliest availability.

Responsibilities:
_Provide print-ready layouts and art files for small and large scale productions
_Coordinate communications with internal departments and external suppliers to deliver projects on time and on budget
_Proactively communicate issues, opportunities, and insights to the team
_Complete ad-hoc requests as required

Qualifications:
_An elegant design aesthetic and excellent typography skills
_1–3 years of graphic design work experience in a studio or in-house setting
_Motivated, multi-disciplinary creator who is excited to share new ideas
_Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (in particular: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
_Excellent communication skills and a strong ability to reference, analyze and articulate design
_Self-motivated, can work autonomously and collaboratively in a small group setting 
_Meticulous about design details, and with great organizational skills
_Able to see a project through from conception to implementation
_Photography, Illustration, and Web skills are always a plus

Intangibles:
_Conceptual rigor and the ability to find poetic and meaningful design solutions
_The ability to think verbally and experiment visually in a variety of media
_Resourcefulness and curiosity

We look forward to hearing from you! Please send a cv, portfolio and note about yourself in pdf format to: work(at)polygraphcreative(dot)com with the subject line, “Junior Designer.” We are located in vibrant Capitol Hill in Southeast DC, just a couple blocks from Eastern Market metro station. 

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