Job Description

Title: Graphic Designer

Location: US National – Remote

Hours: Full time

About Trevor

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space, social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education, and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.

Overview of the role

As the Graphic Designer on the Content team you will be responsible for producing digital, social, print, and OOH, (etc.) assets that attract, inform, and galvanize Trevor’s various internal and external stakeholders. Reporting to the Creative Director, you’ll collaborate with partners across the organization by guiding them through the design process and turning conceptual ideas into creative visual representations. This role presents a unique opportunity to: support an organization that is growing and evolving its brand and visual identity, play a pivotal part in propelling awareness for The Trevor Project’s life-saving crisis intervention services among LGBTQ young people, drive visibility for The Trevor Project’s LGBTQ-affirming mental health resources and research, and more.

Who you are

  • Graphic Design Expert. You understand everyone has a unique visual communications style, and you take the time to understand what works best for different stakeholder groups.
  • Process Oriented. You know how to juggle multiple projects simultaneously across a wide range of collaborators, and ensure that project objectives are met.
  • Self-Driven. You are a leader who has a deep passion for serving LGBTQ young people. You believe that the goals you are working on should contribute to your larger sense of purpose.
  • Innovative. You look at the way things are and then imagine 20 ways they can be improved. You’re always thinking about trends across graphic design and how we can leverage them for different audiences.
  • Collaborative. You understand that the best way to meet and exceed goals is through outstanding teamwork.
  • Flexible. You are comfortable navigating ambiguity and working through competing priorities.
  • Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world.
  • Fun. The work we do is very serious, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should, too.

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with the Creative Director, copywriters, and other stakeholders across the organization on a wide range of materials that may include online display ads, YouTube videos, TV commercials, flyers, billboards, branded collateral, direct mail, email, social posts, internal slide decks, signage, or other marketing materials
  • Determine project requirements and conceptualize visuals based on requirements. Prepare project rough drafts and present ideas for feedback
  • Develop concepts with software (Adobe Creative Cloud Applications), and design original content determining ideal usage of color, text, font style, imagery, and layout
  • Test graphics across various media platforms
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing, on-brand, and meet deadlines
  • Translate Trevor’s strategic direction into high-quality designs in support of its growing and evolving brand and visual identity
  • Manage the design and upload process of all project materials, incorporating best practices for using a content management system
  • Other tasks, duties, or special projects as assigned


  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including three half-day Fridays during the summer
  • Comprehensive health insurance, including coverage for various gender affirmation surgeries (and we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life)
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere in the U.S. (we provide the technology, a monthly internet reimbursement and a reimbursement to outfit your work-from-home space!)Fun virtual office environment and passionate team
  • Online Subscription to Headspace, a digital meditation platform
  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people across America every day