Senior Graphic Designer (Remote)

The Pivot Group

Washington D.C., DC 20003




Jun 13, 2022

Pivot seeks a Senior Graphic Designer for the 2022 election cycle. This is a fully remote position in our Creative Department reporting to the Creative Director.

The Senior Graphic Designer works with our award-winning creative and client services teams to produce polished, attention-grabbing materials. We are looking for a skilled designer with previous print production experience. In this role, you will help lead creative strategies for Pivot’s clients and execute projects from concept to delivery. Ideal candidates are proactive, highly organized, and detail-oriented. Senior Graphic Designers create quick and thoughtful solutions to meet client needs and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

This is a full-time, temporary position through Election Day 2022 with a competitive salary and benefits. The nature of our business requires long, irregular hours and weekend work as necessary. We expect all staff to be flexible in this area. However, Pivot actively works to ensure all staff maintain a healthy work/life balance.


  • Lead design projects and produce modern, compelling visuals for Pivot’s clients
  • Create production-ready work across platforms, including direct mail, brand identity, and digital
  • Address and interpret client edits to develop an optimal finished product
  • Effectively communicate design concepts to team members and clients
  • Provide constructive feedback to other designers and Pivot staff
  • Prepare final design files to ensure highest quality
  • Carry out design concepts with minimal guidance
  • Maintain digital file library including software, fonts, and other creative assets
  • Participate in creative meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Mentor junior designers, interns, and new hires

Compensation & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $5,000 - $5,800 per month, based off employee experience. There is also the opportunity for end of election bonuses, based off individual and firm performance.

In keeping with our commitment to a healthy workplace, all staff receive the following:

  • 100% employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Equipment and other supplies to furnish your home office
  • Annual employer-paid membership to One Medical
  • Meal Stipends

Who We Are

A woman-majority owned firm, Pivot is committed to electing Democrats up and down the ballot. We are an energetic team of experts specializing in voter communications through direct mail, advanced targeting, and provide strategic guidance to progressive causes, organizations, and campaigns across the country. And we’ve created a workplace that lets us live out our deepest values. Thank you for wanting to join us.

Want to learn more? Find us on social media @the_pivot_group or visit our website

Diversity & EEO Statement

Pivot is committed to building a team of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Women, people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ people, gender non-conforming people, and people from low-income backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pivot follows all Equal Employment Opportunity Policies and employs personnel without regard to: race, ethnic or religious background, descent or nationality, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, height, weight, or military service. This policy applies to employment, internships, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with vendors, use of contractors and consultants and in dealing with the general public.

*If you require an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us directly at 202-524-0048 or and our team will assist you.

The responsibilities and requirements listed in this job description are general guidelines – we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all qualifications.*


What you bring to the team:

  • 2+ years of professional graphic design experience required
  • Strong understanding of print design, pre-press, and commercial print processes
  • Portfolio of engaging, strategic work including illustration
  • Advanced proficiency designing in Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and WordPress
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to quality control
  • Please include the word “Scuba” somewhere in your cover letter
  • Commitment to racial equity, social justice, and progressive causes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually

Special consideration will be given to candidates that also demonstrate:

  • Direct mail experience strongly preferred
  • Leadership experience and ability to mentor junior staff
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Understanding of digital and social media strategies

Applications must include work samples or link to an online design portfolio. Applicants without a portfolio will not be considered.

Applicants located in or able to work from a state where Pivot is registered as an employer are strongly preferred. Eligible states include: AL, AZ, CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MT, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, VA, WA, and WI.