DCG Communications Graphic Designer in Washington, District Of Columbia
Who we are and why what we do matters:
Do you want to begin your day knowing that your designs are making a meaningful impact in others? lives? At DCG Communications we?re supporting the government innovate in new ways to allow government employees better serve Veterans, caregivers, and their families. DCG Communications is seeking a Graphic Designer to join our creative team. We are looking for skilled problem solvers and diverse thinkers?people who are passionate about adding to our team culture as well as leveraging their design skills to make a difference.
At DCG Communications (DCG), we help clients reach their target audiences, build their brands, and enhance their reputations by hiring smart, innovative people and allowing them to use their skills and passions. Our work isn?t just creative, its meaningful. DCG supports several long-term contracts with federal agencies, including the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, State, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Coast Guard, and the Agency for Global Media. When you are part of the DCG team, you help shape important initiatives from ending Veteran homelessness and suicide to curbing human trafficking in the United States.
Location: Currently the entire DCG team is working virtually due to COVID-19.?Once it is safe to return, the Graphic Designer may work a few days per week on the client site, space permitting, or at DCG?s WeWork office conveniently located in Washington, DC.
Bachelor?s degree in graphic arts or visual arts/communications from an accredited institution.
Bachelor?s degree may be waived with exceptional portfolio/selling points
A minimum of 3-4+ years of professional design experience in a marketing, agency or communications setting
You?re a natural digital storyteller (web work, user experience, user interface) that includes but is not limited to working in programs such as InVision, Sketch, Figma, Marvel
Advanced knowledge and skill with all related Adobe Creative Cloud products (IE Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
Self-starter; driven; eager to learn and grow
Must be able to provide an updated link or PDF of portfolio work samples
508 compliance knowledge a plus
Collaborate with the creative team and work closely with the Creative Director to continually push and strategically ideate new and innovative ideas across all mediums, platforms and technologies
Have exceptional communication skills & attention to detail
Able to work independently on a project with light oversight but know when to raise hand
Ability to absorb, apply and pivot based on internal and client feedback
Able to present work and make sound recommendations to internal and client stakeholders
Keep a pulse on the industry at large and bring ideas/recommendations to the table around how we could apply them to our current/future work
Create teaching/mentor moments with junior staff
What?s in it for you?
DCG prides itself on having a unique and flexible culture. We value hard-working, self-motivated and dedicated employees and are committed to providing an opportunity for tremendous career growth and earning potential.
DCG Life Medium Blog: https://medium.com/dcg-life
DCG Life Instagram: @dcglife
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include the following:
Health / Vision / Dental Insurance
Short-term and Long-term Disability
Group Life Insurance
Generous vacation, sick and holiday leave
Retirement plan with 4% corporate match and 100% vesting from day one
Flexible Spending Accounts (medical, dependent, parking, transit)
5 days per year towards professional development, training, and conferences
DCG Communications (DCG) is a specialized communications consultancy focused on developing influential communications programs to help clients build their brands and enhance their reputations. A majority of our work is with the federal government and we currently support a number of long-term projects with the following agencies: Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, State, Homeland Security, Housing & Urban Development, Small Business Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, BBG, and more!
DCG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.