Overview

Amazon Watch is a dynamic nonprofit organization working to protect the rainforest, advance the rights of Indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin, and demand corporate accountability to address the climate crisis. Amazon Watch is an organization that works in partnership and solidarity with Indigenous communities across the Amazon as part of the international climate justice movement. Many of our allies across the rainforest are currently facing and resisting climate change-related catastrophes, the onslaught of extreme government regimes, and the expansion of fossil fuels, mining and other extractive industries.

We are seeking a passionate professional to serve as our Graphic and Digital Designer to design, produce, and coordinate digital and print publications, promotional materials, and multimedia, and support with Amazon Watch’s website. This is a new position with a variety of work across the Communications Team. This is a full-time, exempt position based in our Oakland, CA headquarters. Due to the nature of our work, evening and weekend hours are occasionally required.

Tagged as: Conservation, Full Time

Qualifications:

Creative, follow trends on social media, and have a knack for designing things people want to know more about
Someone with a keen eye for visual design and presentation who is comfortable working across multiple formats (print, social media, website, video, etc.) and maintaining a consistent presentation of our organization and work
Familiar with specific requirements and possibilities of digital materials, including social media kits and responsive web design and user experience evaluation
Skil

Required Skills:

Update and maintain Amazon Watch’s visual identity
Coordinate and maintain organizational design style guides
Coordinate and implement consistent design strategy across Amazon Watch materials with the Communications and Development teams
Coordinate design calendar on Asana as determined with Communications team
Design and produce all digital and print materials including annual reports, flyers, research reports, and graphics for social media posts, among others
Collaborate with the Digital Media Coordinator

Preferred Skills:

Minimum four years work experience in graphics design and related communications field
Excellent written communications skills
Proficiency in Adobe suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere
Ability to design under tight deadlines
Strong attention to detail, with an eye for accuracy and catching typos
Digital engagement experience and experience making public-facing content for social media
Familiarity with Google Drive/Google Photos and other file-sharing tools
Effective collaborator with the a

About Amazon Watch

Amazon Watch is a dynamic nonprofit organization working to protect the rainforest, advance the rights of Indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin, and demand corporate accountability to address the climate crisis. Amazon Watch is an organization that works in partnership and solidarity with Indigenous communities across the Amazon as part of the international climate justice movement. Many of our allies across the rainforest are currently facing and resisting climate change-related catastrophes, the onslaught of extreme government regimes, and the expansion of fossil fuels, mining, and other extractive industries.

Application Instructions

Please, no calls. Send résumé, three references, and a cover letter about why you would like to join our team and why you are the best candidate for the job to [email protected] Please name and save your attachments with your first and last name in the title, such as: “Ana_Martinez_Cover_Letter.doc” and “Ana_Martinez_Resume.doc.”