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Junior Graphic Designer at World Resources Institute

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:

Job Summary

WRI is looking for a junior graphic designer to join our creative team and produce a wide range of print and digital materials that will advance our institute mission and programmatic goals. You will work closely with the Creative Director and the design team to launch projects, and then work closely with program staff to see those projects through completion. You will be able to work within our design workflow, and also be required to know Adobe’s Digital Publishing Suite. This position requires very fine attention to detail and an ability to juggle multiple high-profile projects at the same time.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work within the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc)

  • Create, lay out, and manage reports, issue briefs, brochures, and other print materials

  • Build graphics for blogs, social media, and printed materials

  • Other tasks and projects as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field

  • One+ years of full-time, relevant work experience

  • Ability to share creative, new ideas while being open to feedback on these suggestions

  • Ability to work through multiple iterations of each project

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals

  • Flexibility and the ability to work under quick deadlines

How to Apply

A resume and portfolio of work demonstrating skills in print design and production with printed samples are required.

Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.

WRI Overview

World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade in order to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean.

We are passionate. We value our diversity of interests, skills and backgrounds. We have a flexible work environment. And we share a common goal to catalyze change that will improve the lives of people. Our shared ideals are at the core of our approach. They include: integrity, innovation, urgency, independence and respect.

The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges, and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.

We have been growing rapidly: our staff has doubled in size over the past 5 years and our operating budget is now $100 million. Founded in 1982, WRI has a global staff of 800+ people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in AfricaBrazilChinaEuropeIndiaIndonesiaMexico and the United States as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.  

WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices.  

The World Resources Institute ( is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is WRI’s policy to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, protected veteran status, or disability. WRI’s global agenda requires a staff that is diverse – with respect to race, gender, cultural, and international background. Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way WRI selects and approaches issues, as well as the creativity and applicability of WRI's policy research and analysis. WRI, therefore, encourages applications from U.S. minorities, persons from other countries (especially developing nations), and from women of all backgrounds.