Senior Graphic Designer

Rockville, Maryland
Salary Range (Non-Negotiable): $73,766 – $81,962
Jul 21, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
Full Time


The successful candidate for the Senior Graphic Designer position is a professionally trained designer with 7+ years of experience in an agency or in-house environment. The incumbent is responsible for creating effective design solutions from concept to completion to maintain a consistent positive professional image of the Association and its members, as well as the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology.


  1. Create design concepts for an expansive suite of marketing, event and advertising materials. Projects fluctuate between print, digital, publications, advertising, and exhibit design, making a well-rounded candidate ideal for this position.
  2. Collaborates with a cross functional team including internal clients, art directors, designers, and Digital Communications team members.
  3. Utilize web design principles to create graphics in Photoshop and Illustrator—developing innovative design solutions that fit seamlessly into a full marketing campaign (this includes e-mails, banner ads, and info graphics).


Knowledge Typically Acquired Through

  • BA degree in graphic design
  • 7+ years of graphic design and print production experience (including publications, exhibit, digital and marketing advertising materials).
  • Ability to create both print and digital designs following industry best standards
  • Can provide a portfolio of work that includes a healthy balance of projects in print and web design. These projects could include: digital advertising, web-ready graphics, web design, large publication, magazine layout design, direct mail, printed brochures, digital animation, environmental graphics, or trade show booths.
  • Not required but pluses include – agency experience, Adobe After Effects, Exhibit and Event Design, WordPress experience

Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Able to work on a Mac-based computer system
  • Expert level knowledge in Adobe Creative Cloud Software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Adobe InDesign’s master pages and style sheets
  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot and work with digital files from outside vendors
  • Demonstrates understanding of color-management (spot color, digital RGB and 4-color)
  • Proficiency in conventional and digital prepress and printing

Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Good interpersonal communications: work effectively with others to establish beneficial relationships, understand work requirements.
  • Problem solving: recognize design problems and identify possible solutions in order to resolve them before they result in cost overruns or production delays.
  • Creative Project Management: be able to manage own design projects, multi-task projects, timelines, and processes
  • Have a strong design point of view and understanding of fundamental design principles, typography, layout, grid systems, hierarchy, color, and composition.
  • Take creative direction and work independently, as well as collaboratively.
  • Be detail-oriented, with excellent organization/communication skills.


Find out how to apply. Send a resume and cover letter to

EOE/minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans with disabilities and Vietnam veterans are encouraged to apply.

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