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Design Director

Company: ETR (Education, Training and Research)
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ETR (Education, Training and Research) is a national non-profit passionate about our mission to improve health and increase opportunities for youth, families and communities. We seek to promote equity and justice through understanding and addressing the ways health and education outcomes are influenced by the complex interactions between people and their environment. As a learning organization with a focus on mission-driven impact, we value diversity and inclusion of different perspectives and ideas, collaboration and continuous learning, both within the organization and in our partnerships. We are looking for people who share our passion for health equity, social justice and learning. THE IMPACT WE ARE LOOKING TO MAKE We envision a world where all people have the information, skills and opportunities to lead healthy lives. With the purpose of reducing disparities and increasing equity in health and education, we uplift and support our partners to do work across the country and around the globe in four main areas:

  • HIV, sexual, and reproductive health (HIV/SRH)
  • Equity and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  • School-based health and wellness We achieve our vision and mission by linking innovation and research to practice. We drive the science through program development, applied research and evaluation and scale innovation through capacity building and dissemination. HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE ETR's Design Director will be responsible for integrating and infusing design across ETR's digital, service, and print products and internal brands, as well as serving as a strategic leader on product development, UX/UI design, and human-centered-design business practices. - Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the position will work with Product Directors, Funded Project Directors and Senior Leadership to create a consistent brand experience and positive customer and user experiences. Remote employment; open to all states. CULTURAL ATTRIBUTES
    • You possess excellent communication and relationship-building skills with colleagues, partners and clients with utmost integrity, courtesy and diplomacy.
    • You are capable of embracing the ideas of others and seek to understand others' points of view in order to further our shared mission and vision.
    • You enjoy working independently as well as collaboratively to meet goals and deadlines. You are capable of using technology to effectively and professionally communicate with co-located and remote colleagues.
    • You are self-motivated and capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a fast-moving environment.
    • You embrace a spirit of learning and curiosity in your work and proactively seek out answers and solutions to questions and challenges that arise. WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
      • 8+ years of experience in art direction/design.
      • 4+ years of experience managing a team of graphic designers, production staff, other.
      • Previous experience working effectively in a remote work model preferred.
      • Expert/Advance knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite or Creative Cloud applications.
      • Extensive knowledge in all aspects of print production.
      • Experience producing mobile and responsive web design assets (mockups, wireframes, optimized images).
      • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of online UX/UI best practices.
      • Application/software and web design experience.
      • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
      • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff with little direct supervision.
      • Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
      • Excellent skills in organization, communication, and attention to detail.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Ability to work across platforms: Macs and PCs.
      • Flexibility; ability to perform, prioritize, and follow through with a variety of tasks; ability to work well under pressure.
      • Valid driver's license; proof of vehicle insurance. Location: Remote - Open to all states. Starting Pay Range : $123,000-136,700.00 annually. WORKING AT ETR ETR employees enjoy a competitive salary, amazing 401(K) and health benefits as well as generous PTO and holiday pay. You will contribute to making a difference in the world! For more detailed information about this position and ETR, please visit our website: To apply for this position, please submit your resume to: ETR is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO and AA Employer/VET/Disabled ETR is an equal opportunity employer and supports a vision where all staff - regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, socioeconomic background, or religious affiliation - feel there is space for a diversity of experiences to be represented, respected and valued .

Keywords: ETR (Education, Training and Research), Oakland , Design Director, Executive , Oakland, California

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