Oct 15, 2020

Design Director



✓ Cause-Driven

The NutritionFacts.org Design Director is responsible for organizing and executing design projects, prioritizing creative requests, and helping the organization reach its strategic goals through creative thinking, artistic ability, and problem solving.

The Design Director conceptualizes and maintains NutritionFacts.org’s branding guidelines. Specific responsibilities include: designing and creating graphics to meet the organization’s promotional needs for our videos, websites, books, cookbooks, various social media platforms, digital display networks, email marketing efforts, and other items.

Along with graphic design, this position also oversees and coordinates the production of our video content.

The Design Director has the possibility of collaborating with our Chief Tech Officer on website layouts, but will not work directly on UX. Similarly, the Design Director will work closely with the Director of Nutrition and Social Media Strategy and Digital Outreach Director, but won’t be working directly on social media strategy.

The ideal Design Director thinks creatively to develop new and engaging graphics, while promoting and affirming the NutritionFacts.org brand, and must be able to coordinate effectively with different teams, determine and follow through on deadlines, react quickly to unexpected and time-sensitive projects, and keep track of and follow up on multiple iterations of simultaneous design projects.

The Design Director:
Collaboratively develops, manages, and delivers creative campaigns, such as:
End-of-year fundraising
Book launches and promotion
Ads to promote specific materials/resources
Creates designs, concepts, infographics, and layouts for use on NutritionFacts.org’s various websites and social media platforms, such as:
Templates for recurring social media content
Video thumbnails
Social media banners and profile images
Possible food and merchandise photography, as needed
Develops designs for products, such as:
Cover art for video content downloads
T-shirts, mugs, totes, and other merchandise
Donor-only rewards

Sources and manages creative contractors to help produce assets for larger efforts, such as:
Video production for major events and live presentations
Photo shoots for new resources and books
Oversees the video content production process, helping to schedule and collaborate with our external video team
Creates and designs layout for NutritionFacts.org educational literature
Works with other departments to set production schedules and deadlines for design projects
Manages files and creative assets using both traditional file storage and a digital asset management system
Engages with and oversees volunteers and/or interns when available
Thinks creatively to develop new design concepts, graphics, and layouts to help achieve NutritionFacts.org’s strategic goals

Please apply if you:
Have exceptional knowledge of software and technologies (such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Asana or similar PM tool)
Can stick to fast-moving and short deadlines
Have the ability to prioritize and organize projects across multiple programs
Have experience managing design projects with a large number of deliverables
Can think creatively to develop new design strategies and styles while retaining organization branding
Love collaborating and helping teammates achieve their specific goals
Have strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Have a proven track record of prioritizing and organizing diverse projects, either in an agency or non-profit setting
Are interested in the flexibility of remote work

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NutritionFacts.org is a remote non-profit organization with a mission to improve public health by providing the latest in evidence-based nutrition and health research in an accessible format, to enable the public to make informed dietary choices.

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