Graphic Designer

About the Role

The Lukens Company (TLC) is an award-winning full-service marketing agency that is seeking a Graphic Designer to join our Creative Department in our Arlington, VA office (permanent remote is also being considered). Staffed by awesome people looking to make a difference in the world, the Creative Department creates engaging direct response designs to support the fundraising and marketing efforts of nonprofits, cultural institutions, advocacy groups, and faith-based organizations.

The Graphic Designer will create engaging direct response designs that support nonprofit, advocacy, and faith-based clients.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Developing design projects from conception to completion

  • Managing all creative aspects of direct response campaigns

  • Producing drafts, prototypes, and design solutions for direct response campaigns, including direct mail and digital projects

  • Employing design principles for both print and digital projects

  • Seeking out feedback to hone skills and improve designs

What We'd Like to See

  • At least 3 years of prior direct response design experience, specifically direct mail and digital projects (experience with additional design software like After Effects & Premiere Pro is a strong bonus)

  • Effective communication and listening skills to improve designs and hone your own skills

  • Self-starter with a demonstrated capability to manage multiple projects from conception to completion, prioritize a variety of tasks, and think on your feet to meet ever-changing needs and deadlines

  • Exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator

  • Experience with macOS

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with quick turnarounds

  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team

  • Adept at problem solving and resolving conflicts

  • Results-oriented and team-first attitude

  • Inclination to learn and grow professionally

  • Desire to work for a values-driven company that seeks to improve the world for the better

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation

  • 401(k) with match

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances

  • Flexible PTO and generous holiday observances

  • Learning and professional development opportunities

  • Paid parental leave

  • Company-sponsored volunteering

  • Remote work

  • Collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment

  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, dynamic, and hardworking team excited about delivering high-quality work and great results for our clients

About Us

The Lukens Company (TLC) is an award-winning full-service marketing agency that provides expert direct response, donor development, and fundraising services to nonprofits, cultural institutions, advocacy groups, and faith-based organizations. Since our founding in 1986, our passionate team of creatives have partnered with cause-oriented organizations seeking innovative, data-driven strategies to achieve bold goals that change the world for the better. Our 35+ years of experience across a diverse client base enables us to deliver unique, compelling multichannel campaigns that captivate audiences and yield transformative results… all while being delivered with an unparalleled commitment to our clients’ missions. Join us!

The Lukens Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready to Apply?

If interested, click here to apply. Note that a portfolio is a required component of the application—please include a link in your resume.

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