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Independent Consultant - Graphic Designer

Vitamin Angels (VA) is a global non-profit organization with headquarters in Santa Barbara, California, USA. It promotes and implements evidence-based nutrition interventions among hard-to-reach and underserved populations (those that lack access to national health services), in 65 countries.

Graphic Designer- Consultant Scope:

  • Position: Independent Consultant - Graphic Designer
  • Location: Remote
  • Employer: Vitamin Angels
  • Rate: $35/hour
  • Hours: 10-15 hours/week
  • Apply By: March 25th, 2022

 

General Overview:

Vitamin Angels is a highly-rated public health nutrition organization. With a strong community of global program partners, corporate partners, stakeholders, and supporters, we are working to make health equity a reality.

Vitamin Angels is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 

Scope of Work:

The graphic designer consultant will work closely with VA’s internal marketing team, specifically the social media manager. This role will involve bringing Vitamin Angels’ mission and global initiatives to life through creative direction and insightful designs.

This role involves crafting high-quality graphic designs to be leveraged across Vitamin Angels’ social channels. Through graphic design and programming skills, these designs will leverage existing content and relevant information and depict it in a socially relevant, shareable, and compelling way.

The consultant must be able to work in a team setting to take into account certain deliverables, information, and assets. The consultant will also need to work within the parameters of an existing creative direction ranging from color palette to font.

 

Specific Duties:

  • Develop new creative approaches to showcase Vitamin Angels’ information and content.
  • Craft an understanding of how to showcase Vitamin Angels as a brand by taking into consideration factors like voice, tone, and social media audiences.
  • Curate infographics that are high-quality, engaging, and shareable.
  • Utilize existing Vitamin Angels’ evergreen images and videos in a compelling and unique way. 
  • Leverage quotes and stories of our impact in a visually appealing and high-quality manner.
  • Able to leverage Vitamin Angels’ content in ways that respect and protect the individuals in real life settings that we depict.
  • Stay well-informed on the latest graphic design trends and how they may intersect with the Vitamin Angels mission and content.
  • Work to strengthen the Vitamin Angels brand through creative efforts, research, and high-quality content that garners more social media awareness for us as a brand.

 

Deliverables:

This consultant position will operate on a by-project, weekly basis. Assignments and deadlines will be articulated and agreed upon by both the consultant and VA.

Deliverables will involve varying graphics including but not limited to:

  • Static social graphic designs for Instagram, Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, and Instagram Stories.
  • Video and animated graphics to be leveraged across socials.
  • Illustration and typography elements to be leveraged within graphics.
  • Graphic designs that utilize branded quotes and stories as well as our evergreen content.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Graphic Design.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with sharp attention to detail.
  • Strong creative skills and a passion for graphic design.
  • Ability to create unique and shareable content.
  • Proficiency in editing softwares like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Experience creating animated GIFs.
  • Experience with typography and forms of illustration in a graphic design format.
  • Strong understanding of social media channels and their intersection with graphic design.
  • Ability to keep up with graphic design trends on social media and translate them to the Vitamin Angels and nonprofit brand.
  • Understanding of proper design elements including color, composition, branding, and visual hierarchy.
  • Ability to follow creative direction and possess a high degree of attention to detail when making edits and adjustments.
  • Ability to adhere to strong deadlines and work in a team- based setting.
  • Comfortable with project management tools and digital communication assets.
  • Experience within the nonprofit and/or public health sector is strongly preferred.

 

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and graphic design portfolio to [email protected]

 

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