Position title: Graphic Designer PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE ON/ABOUT (FROM-TO): Date of approval - on/about February 28, 2022 Place of Performance: Washington, DC or remote Maximum Level of Effort (LOE): 8 days BACKGROUND The USAID Africa Trade and Investment (ATI) program is a five-year, flexible buy-in mechanism jointly managed by the USAID Africa Bureau, Middle East Bureau, and Africa Regional Missions. It was designed to mob ilize ent e rprise-driven so lutio ns that incr e ase t rade and inve s tme ntin Af r ic a , in clud i ng North and Su b -Sahar an Af r ic a . It strengthens Af ric a 's m ark e ts by dev elo ping n ew tr a de and investme nt relationship s , particularly between t he United States and Afric an continent. It also works to ac h ieves dev e lo p me ntou tcomes ac r oss all se cto rs POSITION DESCRIPTION The Graphic Designer will support ATI communications with designing and finalizing ATI's quarterly report. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Tasks may include, but are not limited to: Vision/brainstorming over style and design of product Ability to digest ATI's written communications materials and brainstorm ideas for compelling visuals that represent/ can accompany this information Creation of compelling visuals that distill complex information into an attractive, digestible final product. Submission of draft design and solicitation of feedback Revise design according to feedback Finalize design and provide design files to client in print-ready format Other related tasks, as necessary REPORTING: The consultant will report to the ATI Senior Communications Advisor. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume, multi-website, multi-client environment Strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the use of design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, etc. Expert experience in designing visually informative graphics and images. Expert experience in the layout of professional reports. Experience working in collaboration with technical teams and delivering under tight deadlines. 4+ years professional work experience in graphic design Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong team player Strong attention to detail Preferred: Experience designing creative materials while adhering to an organization's branding guidelines Are you a returning applicant?