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Creative Design Specialist 📍 Wheaton, United States

Looking for: Designer
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This position provides graphic communication support to the District. This work is necessary for the District to effectively market, communicate and support its mission, special events, programs and projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research, develop, layout and design various publications and materials for internal and public distribution which market and/or support the District’s special events, educational and recreational programs, construction and restoration projects and for the Friends foundation
  • Develop graphic design specifications for District logos
  • Develop print and artwork specifications for projects given to vendors
  • Assist coordinating District and department projects with freelance designers and illustrators to ensure quality
  • Collaborate and produce multi-media materials for departments
  • Maintain a District graphic library complete with photos
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Education and Experience Required


  • BS/BA in Commercial Art, Graphic Design, or related field.

Related Experience

  • One (1) year professional design experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge Of

  • Typography, illustration and photography;
  • printing processes including sheet-fed and off-set (web) printing, color separation, keyline and paste-up, and other print production procedures; - multi-media production for visual presentations;
  • industry issues, standards, and emerging technologies;
  • Internet/Web site development;
  • graphics software and hardware;
  • Adobe Creative Suite;
  • District’s conservation, education, and recreation mission.

Skills In

  • Effective design and layout of visual aides and communication pieces; - communicating effectively, verbally and in writing;
  • prioritizing and managing multiple tasks and projects;
  • maintaining, operating, and trouble-shooting a Macintosh or PC environment.


  • Part time, 20 hours per week

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Hourly rate

What’s your hourly rate budget range? (USD)
$35-50 (Industry average)

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

Are you a company or individual hiring?

Do you have internal sign off on the hire?

Do you need to hire for a specific city, country or place?
Yes, they need to be at a location (give location in job title)

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

What is most important for this job?

How many freelancers do you want to contact you?

Do you have a job specification or creative brief?
Yes (please enter this in the description)

Does the freelancer need insurance?

Where did you find Twine?
You contacted me

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