Senior Graphic Designer

Adfero Washington, DC, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Our core purpose is to create opportunities for people to do what they do best.”

Adfero is seeking a full-time Senior Graphic Designer / Art Director to be a hands-on senior role among a growing and talented creative team. This person will work on advertising, public education and issue advocacy projects that take the form of digital, print, mobile & video for our clients. He or she will love design, communicate exceptionally, think strategically, and act as a proactive, detail-oriented team player.

About the Job
The job itself: You will be working closely with a team of designers to collaborate and execute creative concepts and materials to support communication strategies. The creative suite is second nature to you and your strong design eye not only helps you execute stand out work, but also helps to mentor and inspire peers. You are eager to learn and grow your conceptual thinking skills and client interaction, and you strive to see the “big picture” in all creative campaigns. You have the desire to lead, but also know that collaboration is the best way to produce the best work.

Potential client work will vary between trade associations, nonprofits, corporations, the federal government, as well as Adfero branded initiatives. All of this will be done in a collaborative environment working with creative, account, and interactive teams.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 5+ years of design experience, agency experience a plus
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Motion design and video experience
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects on tight deadlines and adjust when directions shift
  • Ability to design for digital (including mobile) and traditional media
  • Interest in and knowledge of DC public affairs and issue advocacy
  • Strong conceptual and design skills, with an ability to take work from concept through to final execution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to present and talk through creative offerings to internal and external audiences professionally
  • Strong organizational, planning and time-management abilities to be able to produce multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines with attention to detail
  • Team player with the ability to both collaborate and work independently on projects
  • The ability to serve as lead designer on accounts
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • The ability to thrive in a collaborative environment while independently managing projects
  • Initiative, with a commitment to continuous learning and improving
  • A passion for our Core Values:
    • Harambee. We all pull together.
    • Learn from mistakes. Strive to improve.
    • Be responsible for results.
    • Respect the dignity and abilities of each individual.

Please submit a portfolio when applying.


About Adfero:

Adfero is a communications agency with an entrepreneurial mindset. We turn challenges into opportunities and relentlessly pursue success for our clients, creating remarkable work with lasting impact.

We invest in individual professional development to help employees build on their skills and make meaningful contributions to their work. Adfero is committed to having high-performing client teams, and our team members share common attributes: optimism, imagination, persistence, and results-oriented. Ultimately, we live by our core values and hold each other accountable to them.

We’re an extremely collaborative environment. That’s one of the things people love most about working here. Whether it’s working on projects together or participating in social events, we enjoy coming to work and learning from each other. We have a 100% open office so that we can more easily collaborate. Our employees enjoy the many areas in the office where teams can congregate, brainstorm and work together, or just put their feet up and get things done more comfortably.

Adfero is an equal opportunity employer.

Company website:

Company address: 1101 15th Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005

Posted date: 8 days ago

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