Ki Culture is a social impact nonprofit (start-up) based in Amsterdam. Our organization is looking for a Graphic Designer to add to our growing team. Our work culture is collaborative, dynamic and fun, and our team is very dedicated to fulfilling the mission of Ki Culture, of promoting sustainability through culture.
We're seeking a graphic designer to join our team on a volunteer basis with potential for part- or full-time employment. We are primarily interested in designers with experience, but this is also a great opportunity for a graphic design student or recent graduate who is looking to build their portfolio.
A Designer on our team brings design strategy together with technical skills to concept, design, and produce print and digital design projects for assets, branding, marketing, and web. They collaborate with other creative team members to create work that is both aesthetically outstanding and conceptually thoughtful. They are expected to bring creative concepts to the table that meet project specs and are contextually relevant and aware of project/brand guidelines, creative and technical requirements. Simply put they understand the big picture objectives of the work they’re creating and create designs that go beyond the visual to own the conceptual meaning of everything on the artboard.
Ability to take project requirements, raw ideas, copy and content to create designs that clarify concepts, create emotional resonance, and elevate brands and campaigns and digital work.
Collaborate and communicate with creative team, accounts, and technical team members - including copywriters and photo/video to produce content in service of designs.
Always on the lookout for ways to streamline process & reduce friction with team
Fluent in the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Figma, Keynote, Google Docs
Technically advanced in color theory, typography, composition and photo retouching
Be self-sufficient and able to problem solve and manage timelines on your own - speak back to project requirements and find alternate solutions when hitting roadblocks
Collaborate with the Design, Social Media and Communications teams to bring the designs to life
Discuss and be eager for feedback on designs
Present work professionally, in context, bringing design choices together with project requirements to explain work in a dynamic, creative presentation
Ability to create presentations that conceptualize creative, digital, and marketing work both in service of your own presentations, and the agency’s
Ability to participate in collaborative meetings and conversations internally and externally
Binnengasthuisstraat 9, Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 ZA, NL
Ki Culture is committed to creating a sustainable future through the cultural heritage sector. We provide solutions to promote sustainable practices for professionals and leverage cultural heritage to effectively teach the public about sustainability - driving real, holistic change on a global scale.
Ki Culture is dedicated to promoting sustainability through culture. We support and help achieve the United Nations’ SDGs. Our approach makes sustainability easy to implement and accessible. The Ki Futures program is an international network of dedicated institutions and cultural professionals who have made a commitment to acting sustainably and provides the tools and support to actually make it happen. Our Ki Books are step-by-step guides which make sustainability tangible and actionable. In addition to supporting cultural professionals, Ki Culture believes in the power of culture to educate and connect people with core issues of sustainability. We work with partners across the globe to create exhibitions and education programs on various themes. We are a diverse and inclusive organization with dedicated volunteers from all over the world bringing their perspectives and expertise to make Ki Culture a truly global player. We partner with leading organizations in the culture and sustainability sectors and were recently selected to the European Commission's Voices of Culture advisory group. We aim to make the cultural sector leaders in the transition to a sustainable future - and harness the power of culture to influence people and policy worldwide.
Arts & Culture
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
October 23, 2020
Graphic Design / Print
Social Media / Blogging
Approximately 3-5 hours per week.
Preferably someone with graphic design training or experience. While there is a lot of opportunity for growth and learning in this position, we also value volunteers who can take initiative and work independently.