Designer - Creative and Publications, National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project

Job Description: 


  • Design and layout of print materials – pre-press preparation and web publishing
  • Use of Adobe Creative Suite and other package programs for layout of print materials
  • Prepare print documents ranging from one-page informational brochures to 90+ page curriculum guides
  • Design and management of curriculum portfolio online
  • Continuous design and refresh of curriculum materials
  • Provide assistance to staff in the preparation of presentations and training materials
  • Design of technical infographics and data-driven charts for inclusion in curriculum materials
  • Design of creative graphics for the usability/appeal of curriculum materials
  • Final pre-press packaging and communication with vendors for publication and digital delivery
  • 40 hours per week
  • Assist in administering web content
  • Administer a large photo and graphics library

Job Requirements:


  • Superior knowledge of publication and graphic design 
  • Superior knowledge and demonstrated use of Adobe Creative Suite products
  • Superior knowledge of web publication technologies and social media
  • Experience editing in a Wordpress web environment
  • Superior Graphic editing skills
  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge a must
  • E-publication experience a plus 
  • Copy editing and grammar skills a real plus
  • Creativity and the ability to conceptualize graphics to teach concepts
  • Photography and Video Skills a plus
  • Familiarity with Constant Contact a plus
  • Familiarity with Shopify a plus
  • Interest in the non-profit sector
  • Technical writing experience
  • Technical drawing expertise
  • Willingness to assist all programming aspects of the organization
  • Interest in energy and environmental technologies and issues
  • Strong Interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to focus, work within deadlines and manage time effectively
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once
  • Willingness to accept challenges and to complete tasks on deadline

SKILLS REQUIRED: B.A, B.S, A.A in graphic and/or multimedia design or equivalent; 1-3 years experience; Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud software (especially InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop); Proficient in Microsoft Office software; Working knowledge of CSS and HTML; Knowledgeable in web design and editing software including, Smugmug, WordPress and social media.

Position: Designer

Type of Job: Design, Illustration, Digital

City: Manassas

Region: Northern Virginia

Duration: Full-Time

About Our Company: The NEED Project, a 501c3 organization, based in Manassas, Virginia, develops and delivers balanced, educational standards based classroom (K-12) energy curriculum and teacher training. NEED programs focus on the science of energy, energy sources, electricity, transportation, and energy efficiency and conservation. NEED is an education organization with a sole focus on education, not advocacy. Serving over 65,000 classrooms annually, with over 600 teacher workshops, NEED seeks to provide timely, accurate energy information to teachers and energy professionals nationwide. NEED curriculum is developed and designed in a collaborative process with the expertise and support of energy professionals and educators. It is an energetic, growing organization that requires team members willing to participate in all aspects of its programs. 

Company: National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project

Contact Name: Mary Spruill

Contact Email:

How to Apply: Please submit resume with link to portfolio or PDF of 6-8 samples. Samples should include: publications, diagrams, and creative design, and details as to the role the candidate played in the production of the publication and/or website. Send all materials to

Creative Director, Scholastic

Job Description: 


  • Will oversee the work of the entire SNP art department and all visuals and design for all digital, print, and video products.
  • Elevate the visual quality of our printed products: magazines, posters, teacher lesson plans, etc.
  • Elevate the visual quality of our digital products: video, tools, microsites, emails, and banner ads
  • Recruit and build relationships with digital vendors for video, tools, apps, etc.
  • Train and mentor a variable staff of page designers in printed page and UX design
  • Manage a variable staff of freelancers and assignments to improve department efficiencies and cost savings
  • Bring new ideas and innovation to SNP’s products.

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

Job Requirements:


  • Must have experience in magazine page design and/or digital UX experience.
  • Must have experience managing a team of creative staff.
  • 8-10 years relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in english/journalism or art/design.
  • InDesign, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Html, Gsuite, Microsoft Software

Position: Creative Director

Type of Job: Digital

City: New York City

Region: New York

Duration: Full-time

Benefits: Yes

Some benefits that we offer:

  • 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
  • Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

About Our Company: Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at

Company: Scholastic Inc.

How to Apply: