Washington, DC
Penta Strategy – Creative & Digital Content /
Full-time /
Penta is a global company providing data-driven solutions to help clients achieve their objectives in an increasingly complex stakeholder environment. We provide cutting-edge intelligence products to help clients understand what their stakeholders think, see, and hear, and then leverage that intelligence to develop and execute effective, measurable strategies. 

Our global team brings decades of experience in business, government, communications, research, data science, and media. Our clients include companies across a variety of industries, including technology, financial services, energy, healthcare, and more. Penta has offices in New York, London, Washington, DC, San Francisco, Vail, Dublin, London, Brussels, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

Penta Creative is the firm's in-house creative agency. Penta Creative blends the firm's hallmark analytical and communications expertise with storytelling, design, and technology to help clients increase the accessibility, reach, and emotional resonance of their ideas.
We work across the firm's client portfolio, developing creative solutions and campaign concepts that have the power to shape perspectives and inspire action on the issues that matter most. 

Summary of Position:
A successful candidate has 1-3 years of experience in designing at a creative agency or in advertising/marketing. The candidate must have strong design and time management skills and the ability to interpret client needs. A successful candidate is intellectually curious, eager to learn and contribute, works well in teams, and is interested in developing creative solutions that help scale the reach and resonance of important ideas.

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Exhibits an impeccable design sense and a discerning eye
-  Pushes the boundaries of imagery, typography, color, pattern and texture to build compelling creative solutions.
-  Understands the specific business case and agreed-upon strategy for every project, with an appreciation for the client’s business and industry
-  Maintains an active awareness of visual trends, technological advances and cultural nuances within the design landscape
-  Looks for opportunities to disrupt the visual landscape in service of great ideas
-  Has the ability to think beyond static executions to address deliverables like motion design and  interactive desig
-  Works productively and harmoniously as a teammate with those who share responsibility on day-to-day assignments
-  Has a strong ability to prioritize work and manage their own time based on short and long-term needs
-  Owns the material application of design ideas across multiple executions (versioning)
-  Under the direction of the CD, sees work through completion – including, versioning, quality assurance and proofing before final production
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
-  1-3 years of experience design for a variety of applications at a creative agency, in-house, marking/advertising agency, or in a related field
  - Good judgment and imagination to be able to make recommendations for the visual elements of design systems, advertising campaigns, and presentations
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple, competing assignments
-  Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team
-  Ability to take initiative; motivated and self-starting
-  Solid presentation skills and strong attention to detail
-  Willingness to learn new skills and participate in new projects
-  Extremely detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills 
-  Familiarity with essential digital tools like Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Slack, Google Slides, PowerPoint and Asana
  - Experience with motion graphics or animation is a plus
- Competitive salary and compensation structure
- Excellent health care benefits with 100% of individual employee premiums and 50% of dependent health care premiums covered.
- Competitive retirement benefits with 401(k) matching
- Twelve weeks paid parental leave.
- Monthly stipend for cell phone
- Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
- Frequent firm-wide social events and activities
- Excellent environment for learning and growth
$50,000 - $75,000 a year
Penta Group, LLC values diversity and inclusion, is committed to equal employment opportunity, and to compliance with federal anti-discrimination laws. We also comply with District of Columbia law, which prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, applicants for employment and interns based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decisions and breastfeeding), national origin, disability, age (18 and over), personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family responsibilities, matriculation (e.g., being enrolled in a college or university or in a business, nursing, professional, secretarial, technical or vocational school), political affiliation, genetic information (including family medical history), lawful use of tobacco products, unemployment status and status as a victim or the family member of a victim of domestic violence, a sexual offense or stalking.