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Graphic Designer I

Free the Slaves
Washington, DC
  • Expired: January 20, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Company Description

Founded in 2000, Free the Slaves (FTS) is a pioneer and leader in the global effort to eradicate slavery. Our mission is to liberate those in slavery and change the conditions that allow slavery to persist. Free the Slaves works at the grassroots level to empower vulnerable individuals and communities to achieve freedom from slavery and develop resistance to slavery. We work with and through local partners to build national capacity to combat slavery and trafficking. We advocate for policies and laws that help in the fight against slavery. We are committed to rigorous assessment of our work and scrupulous integrity in the use of donor funds. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with programs in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Middle East, Free the Slaves has a diverse and expert staff and a highly engaged and supportive board of directors. For more information, see:

Job Description

Free the Slaves is seeking a Graphic Design Consultant for the design and layout of a research report. The Consultant will be responsible for the creation of visually dynamic graphics and their layout in the report. The Consultant will meet with the FTS team prior to the start of the work as well as subsequently to brainstorm ideas and discuss the progress made. This consultancy is expected to last no more than a month.

The Consultant must be willing to:
  1. Design and share a Work Plan consisting of activities and timelines of completion;
  2. Present a proposed graphic design for a ~60-page report that abides by FTS' brand;
  3. Meet with the FTS team midway through the consultancy;
  4. Share the final report with the FTS team for feedback (in PDF and editable version); and
  5. Make additional modifications if required.


The ideal candidate will:
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years of graphic design experience, including working with documents over 50 pages.
  • Be savvy in design software and packages.
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Be well organized, self-motivated, reliable, and able to work well both independently.
  • Demonstrate an ability to engage cross-culturally and collaborate with global staff at a professional level.
  • Have a demonstrated history of interest and/or involvement in the anti-human trafficking or climate change movements.
  • Be available to start in February and work full-time for a duration of no more than a month.

Additional Information

Application Process

Applications should include a:
  1. Curriculum Vitae;
  2. Proposed Budget and Timeline for the consultancy; and
  3. At least 3 work samples (each consisting of documents over 20 pages).

Please send the following documents to careers @ with the subject line "Graphic Designer I" no later than January 31, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Free the Slaves is an equal-opportunity organization. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Free the Slaves


Washington, DC
20036 USA


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