Freelance Art Designer, Direct Mail

United States - Remote Flexibility
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At MissionWired, we help our partners create revolutionary fundraising strategies that advance their mission, change our country, and have a positive impact on the world. 

MissionWired is the only wholly integrated direct marketing agency for nonprofits and Democratic organizations. We help our partners tell big, ambitious stories that invite their supporters into communities to raise mission-changing revenue. Our results are unrivaled, having converted more than $3.1 billion in donations to the world’s most trusted philanthropies and groundbreaking campaigns. We do it over email and SMS, in the mail, across social media, everywhere. We don’t think in terms of channels; we’re single-minded in pursuit of your success.

We’re innovative, progress-obsessed, do-gooders who care deeply about social change and continuing to push the limits on what we can accomplish together. We’ve brought strategies to life for nonprofit organizations working around the world, including Sandy Hook Promise, Human Rights Watch, The Humane Society of the U.S., Save the Children, and Friends of the Earth, as well as progressive political organizations, campaigns and candidates like President Biden’s re-election campaign  and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC). Each cycle is an opportunity for us to support organizations across the country and elect Democrats to legislative bodies up and down the ballot. 

We’re an equal-opportunity employer and take seriously our commitment to equality and equity. Our efforts to be inclusive and create opportunity don’t end when someone joins us – they begin. 

We’ve set our sights on changing the world through our work and with our clients, and representation is at the foundation of what we do. We know that diversity of thought and background makes us stronger. That’s why we’re committed to building and maintaining a diverse community.

Every new team member broadens our perspective and allows us to think bigger. We’ll be at our best when people from underrepresented communities and people with a range of perspectives and lived experiences want to come, stay, and push the boundaries of what’s possible.

You will be responsible for:

    • Working with creative team leads to develop and maintain compelling, authentic creative strategies for world-changing nonprofits, Democratic elected officials, and political challengers;
    • Creating design solutions and print materials including direct mail pieces, brochures, and flyers that have a high visual impact and consistent branding;
    • Creating designs across various print media that are both creative and effective in communicating complex messages to target audiences;
    • Developing design concepts and suggesting design ideas with internal and client teams in a deadline-driven environment.

Must-have qualifications:

    • Experience in direct mail visual or print design; 
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat), and other relevant design software;
    • Creative, collaborative, solutions-focused, and highly detail-oriented;
    • A predisposition toward out-of-the-box thinking and bold ideas;
    • Flexible to adapt design to prescribed style and format;
    • Passion for making our world a better place.

Nice-to-have qualifications:

    • Background in politics, fundraising, or advocacy preferred but not required.
Pay rate for this role is $70-$100/hour, depending on experience.

If you feel you can do the job and are excited about this opportunity but are not sure if you meet all the qualifications, consider applying anyway. We’d love to hear from you!

Freelance roles are 1099/Independent Contractors and not eligible for employee benefits.