Job Description

Graphic Design Specialist


Part Time


Classification: Non-Exempt

Job Description: We are looking for a part-time experienced Graphic Design Specialist to support various client projects. Applicants should have the ability to work from home up to 100% of time with potential to report to a government office in Washington D.C. or meetings at Links Global offices in Maryland.

  • Graphic designers should have skills to design and layout a variety of material from magazines and reports to posters and brochures utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and MS Office.
  • Design skills should also include basic web design and ability to work with a content management system such as WordPress.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understand and strictly follow client style, branding, and marking guidelines
  • Ensure efficient and effective print and multimedia design and layout of print and web publications in accordance with Section 508 (Accessibility standards)
  • Work to develop a clear understanding of project visual communication requirements and develop design “roughs” (sketches), illustrations, and infographics
  • Prepare comprehensive designs and layouts using design elements in photography, illustration, computer-generated imagery, and text for print and electronic publications
  • Layout out a variety of publications including magazines, books, fact sheets, brochures, conference materials, and marketing collateral materials.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Associates degree in Graphic Design, Desktop Publishing, Web Design/Development, or a related field.
  • Three (3) or more years’ experience working in media arts, laying out publications, and designing websites, working in multimedia;
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and experience using virtual platforms.
  • 100% proficient in English
  • Strong visual arts design skills with experience using industry-standard tools, including Adobe Creative Cloud software, content management systems, and AV software
  • Ability to work with MS Office (Word, PPT, Excel)
  • Experience with file-sharing platforms such as Google Drive, Box, or DropBox
  • Ability to liaise effectively with senior management personnel, clients, and suppliers
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to coordinate and/or take on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to learn new and emerging communications technology for media.
  • Must be comfortable with taking initiative, able to work under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to learn quickly, demonstrate critical thinking, and make situation-appropriate decisions using sound judgment
  • Government Suitability Investigation Required