Sidwell Friends, a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school in Washington, DC, seeks a Temporary Senior Graphic Designer for an assignment from February to mid-June 2021. Reporting to the Chief Communications Officer, the Graphic Designer will help to create visual continuity for our online and print materials, and collaborate with other members of the Office of Communications and colleagues across the School. The successful candidate will be able to think creatively and take the initiative to produce outstanding print and digital designs that consistently communicate the integrity and spirit of Sidwell Friends. He/she will be a consummate professional who manages relationships with care and thinks strategically to produce the best possible pieces to enhance the reputation of the School. He/she will be conscientious about deadlines, time, and resources.
A bachelor’s degree in graphic design, art, or communications, and at least five years of relevant professional experience, are required. The successful candidate will have a design style that matches the Sidwell Friends sensibility. Experience working with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge or Lightroom, and other creative professional software, is required. A sense of humor, a commitment to excellence, the ability to meet deadlines, and an appreciation for the Quaker values underlying the School are all highly desirable and appreciated. This position may involve some evening and weekend work.
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.