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Associate Designer



New York, NY, USA · Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024


BerlinRosen is a fast-growing, full-service consulting and communications firm with more than 300 communications and campaign strategists in New York, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Since its founding in 2005, BerlinRosen has powerfully expanded its presence in corporate, social impact/ESG, nonprofit, entertainment, media, racial justice, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, architecture, design, urbanism, land use, lifestyle, technology, issue advocacy and workers’ rights communications. We have received more than 50 awards and recognitions, including being the only agency to be named #1 on Observer’s PR Power List for three consecutive years, PRNews’ Large PR Agency of the Year (2023; 2021), PR News’ Digital Firm of the Year (2023) and 5/5 Stars on Forbes’ latest Best PR Agencies in America list.

People of color, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. BerlinRosen is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality creative professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow.


The Campaign & Creative Services team is a leading Democratic political consulting firm with a record of winning tough races. We have an in-house creative studio that specializes in brand strategy, copywriting, design and video production. We serve as creative partners to our clients, helping them solve their biggest challenges from brainstorming to creative production and execution. Together, we’re a team of strategists, copywriters, branding experts, producers, directors, designers and editors. We script, produce, edit and place digital, TV and radio ads and write, design and place direct mail and out-of-home ads in multiple states and markets from billboards, subway ads, bus station ads and so much more.


BerlinRosen is seeking an Associate Designer to join the Campaign & Creative Services (CCS) team as we staff up for the 2024 election season. You should possess natural talent, a keen eye for detail, and a strong interest in designing and editing direct mail, canvassing literature, digital/social media ads, and other creative materials for political campaigns.

Role duration: This is a temporary, full-time temporary position that will run from August 5, 2024 through October 31, 2024.

Role location: This role is based in our New York, N.Y. or Washington, D.C. office on a hybrid basis. The Campaign & Creative Services team is in-office at least 2 days per week.


As an Associate Designer on the CCS team, you will...

  • Assist the Art Directors and Senior Designers by making internal and client edits, performing color correction, and finalizing and packaging InDesign files.
  • Regularly meet tight deadlines on several projects at once for a diverse range of candidates running for office
  • Find solutions to feedback that maintain strong layouts, branding and design hierarchy
  • Organize and maintain project files

Essential skills:

  • 1+ years experience with design (including print) in an agency setting (or comparable environment)
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of creating print-ready files and packaging Indesign files
  • Detail-oriented, efficient, organized, highly productive and collaborative approach to work with strong time management skills
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced work environment and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends during peak periods
  • Can adapt under pressure and quickly pivot priorities to meet last-minute deadlines

Preferred skills:

  • Editorial design experience
  • Political campaign design experience

Note: Interested in this role but it’s not quite the right match? Applicants who meet some but not all or exceed the above criteria are still encouraged to apply! We are eager to speak with candidates with diverse backgrounds and can assess role leveling on an individual basis.


Salary: $62,400 annually, prorated for duration of employment


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and dependents
  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account Savings Plan (HSA-SP) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Mental health assistance with company-sponsored memberships to Talkspace and Calm
  • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Vacation, wellness, and federal holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Mobile phone reimbursement for data and minutes
  • Employer-funded life insurance
  • Discounted annual bikeshare membership
  • Corporate discounts through Tickets at Work


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