UPDATED: Next American City Seeks Designer

Come lead the creative team at Next American City. Credit: Vancouver Film School (Note: That’s not us in this picture.)

Next American City seeks a dynamic Designer who will build upon the organization’s strong design identity and support the organization’s growth.

The Designer position is a part-time commitment (20 hours per week). Candidates working in or willing to relocate to Philadelphia are preferred.

The Designer’s responsibilities include:

  • Commissioning artwork (photography, illustration, etc.) for the weekly Forefront series
  • Assembling downloadable content (PDFs, Kindle files, etc.) for Forefront
  • Creating infographics and multimedia for Forefront and the Daily blog
  • Working with the Special Projects Manager on all creative aspects of the Storefront for Urban Innovation
  • Graphic design projects related to events, exhibits and other activities
  • Designing an online and printed annual report
  • Direction and design for marketing projects as necessary

Applicants should be:

  • Passionate about and experienced in digital design, preferably with a varied background that includes print, exhibitions and multimedia;
  • Civic-minded with an interest in, if not knowledge of, urban affairs;
  • Self-motivated and eager to take advantage of Next American City’s platform to achieve a new level of professional success and to fulfill the organization’s goals.

Salary commensurate with experience. Will consider benefits and full-time employment for the right candidate.

All candidates should submit an application by email to info AT americancity.org with a cover letter pasted in the body of the email and a resume attached. Please make sure the subject line includes “Designer” We will accept applications until December 31, 2012, but will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis.

Diana Lind is the executive director and editor in chief of Next City.

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