Print Designer


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

The HiveVancouver, BC CA


About

The Organization:

PeaceGeeks is a global non-profit, volunteer organization that uses technology to build the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations who work to promote peace, accountability and human rights. We develop partnerships with these organizations to provide meaningful support designed to increase their skills, effectiveness and impact. We see a world where everyone can leverage technology to make peace and human rights a lived reality.

Position Overview:

The Print Designer will be working within the creative and design department to develop print and web graphics related to our crowdfunding campaign, as well as our PeaceTalk series that brings out the organization’s vision. The successful incumbent will have a background in design and graphics with experience choosing font types, colors, and creating attractive headlines that will catch the audience’s attention. The position would be best suited for a creative individual that can use various design programs.

Responsibilities:

Assisting the PeaceGeeks teams to create print and web graphics relating to crowd funding and our PeaceTalk series

Creates solid content that brings out PeaceGeeks vision, mission and values

Ensures that all deadlines are met

Determining appropriate letter and line spacing, integrating illustrations and photographs and laying out pages

Understanding the target demographic and creating content to attract that audience

Qualifications:

Working towards or completed post-secondary degree or diploma in graphic design or related field

Students with completion of at least 2 years of post-secondary education in graphic design or related field are welcomed

1+ years of experience in web and graphic printing

Experience using Adobe illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Quark Express, Typography

Tech-savvy

Proven communication and time-management skills

Knowledge of current issues and events locally and globally

Benefits

Expand on design portfolio

Make an impactful contribution to peace-building work in developing, non-democratic and conflict-affected places

An opportunity to learn about relevant international issues that PeaceGeeks work on

Strengthen personal and professional development

Collaborate and network with an amazing group of volunteers and board members

Time Commitment:

3-5 hours per week

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to http://peacegeeks.org/volunteer

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 3-5 hours
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