The Texas Tribune is hiring a full-time Graphic Designer to work closely with the design team to create and maintain visual solutions for The Texas Tribune’s brand and related products. The Graphic Designer will bring demonstrated experience with typography, color theory and layout across digital and print platforms to create logos and identities for various projects across the organization. This individual will also participate and lead ideation and research related to projects with a visual focus, adhering to brand and style guidelines.
Applicants should be prepared to share a work portfolio demonstrating an individual sense of visual aesthetic and style, as well as design samples utilizing Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Bachelor's degree in visual design, art or similar formal education experience
2-3 years in a similar role in-house or working on a small agency team
Openness to work in a collaborative environment receiving and giving feedback on produced work
Ability to adhere to digital workflow guidelines
Current knowledge of design trends, standards, tools and workflow
Demonstrated work on marketing campaigns, including identity and logos
Familiarity with experiential marketing, in-person brand presence and wayfinding, specific to events
Comfortable with the presentation of ideas, mood boards, storyboards, and mockups of visual design ideas
Comfortable in Mac OS environment
High proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Develop art production and design for events, including promotional items, print programs, signage and wayfinding, for both short-term and long-term projects
Create logos and identities for The Texas Tribune products and brands
Produce artwork and image resizing for editorial
Work with sponsors and partners to ensure brand guidelines on materials adhere to The Texas Tribune standards
Contribute to brainstorming and planning sessions across departments
Adhere to and improve upon current design guidelines, workflow standards, and platform specifications
Oversee freelance support when needed
Detail-oriented, thorough and organized
Comfortable juggling multiple projects and deadlines
We know there are great candidates who won’t fit everything we’ve described above, or who have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.
The Texas Tribune is a member-supported, digital-first, nonpartisan media organization in Austin, Texas. Our innovative nonprofit news company is focused on public policy, politics, government, and statewide issues. We work hard and have a lot of fun. We believe our work matters.
This is a full-time, exempt position and includes the following Texas Tribune benefits:
Downtown office with paid parking or commuting stipend
Medical, vision and dental insurance
Cell phone stipend
20 days of paid time off each year
Up to eight weeks of paid family leave plus four weeks of additional job protection
Support for professional training and industry conferences
If all of this sounds exciting to you, apply!
The Texas Tribune is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for all, and we encourage applicants of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities to apply.