Design Director

November 15, 2021

Firehouse Strategies is seeking a full-time Design Director to join our rapidly growing company in Washington, D.C.

Firehouse is a full-service public affairs firm focused on delivering targeted persuasion campaigns for corporate clients. Based on lessons learned from decades of political experience, Firehouse successfully executes public affairs campaigns for Fortune 100 companies, prominent trade associations, business coalitions, and nonprofit organizations.

Candidates for this position should have 3+ years of experience creating digital designs and working in a position related to the primary duties outlined below. In addition, candidates for this position should have an ability to excel in a team-driven environment, are highly motivated, and demonstrate creative and strategic thinking.

Primary Duties:

-Create digital designs on behalf of the firm’s client engagements

-Wireframe and design custom websites using a mobile-first approach

-Design Facebook and Twitter images

-Manage social media platforms and website platforms

-Design advocacy logos

-Oversee design schedule and manage overall design workflow and work product

Skills Required:

-3+ years of experience creating digital designs and working in a role related to the primary duties outlined above

-Must have an understanding of Adobe Creative Suite platforms, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

-Ability to wireframe and design custom websites using a mobile-first approach; mobile app experience is preferred

-Experience producing responsive design

-Strong understanding of grid-based layout

-Exceptional typography skills

-Ability to craft and adjust work product based on client feedback

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and video conferencing platforms, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom and Microsoft Teams

If interested and to learn more about the role, please send an email with a copy of your resume to [email protected].