Design Producer

Earthjustice | San Francisco, Ca

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2 months ago

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Job description

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are guided by a passionate, ambitious vision for the future for people and our planet: until justice stands for all, we will never rest. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Chicago, Juneau, Los Angeles, Miami, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, and Washington, DC.

The Design Producer is a key role within the Design Team that coordinates various aspects of creative workflow. Requiring excellent project and people management skills, they will help organize logistics and cohere the work of production, creative, and support staff across key branding and advocacy messaging. They will support the Design team and work cross-functionally with staff—from stakeholders to producers, in keeping visual design projects on track and managing dependencies and expectations. As part of that oversight, they will also manage vendors and design contractor relationships.


Design Workflow Project Management (35%)

Capture and formalize new project requests and assignments
Identify scope of design deliverables, assign resources, and manage design projects as well as design involvement in cross-functional projects
Map out production schedules and dependencies, schedule meetings
Work cross-functionally to collaborate with managers, creative teams, press strategists, and other department or program stakeholders
Coordinate production cycles of multiple creative projects and campaigns
Oversee workflow in partnership with Design Manager
Interpret creative feedback into actionable next steps

Vendor Management (20%)

Initiate and/or manage vendor logistics including contracts and onboarding
Manage logistics for new and ongoing vendors and contractor relationships

Brand Asset Management (25%)

Audit and archive final project deliverables
Help manage brand library in digital asset management system
Format files for importing
Upload of new media
Curate bodies of work or campaign collections
Support staff in the access and use of core brand assets across multiple libraries that include the Earthjustice intranet, digital asset management system, and MS Teams.
Help identify and improve accessibility across tools, particularly MS Teams

Design Team Process Improvement and Advocate (10%)

Implement and engage workflow best practices with creative briefs, scheduling, and stakeholder reviews
Help set and manage expectations with team and greater staff around design workflow and best practices

Learning and Professional Development (10%)

Attend seminars, webinars and training as professional development.
Attend internal DEI learning opportunities to increase awareness of creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment.
Collaborate with PM resources in comms and operations for knowledge sharing


Bachelor's degree in graphic design, communications or business degree
Minimum of 4 years with PM or producer experience within a creative production team
Graphic or Visual Design experience preferred
Experience working with a nonprofit a plus
Fluent understanding of creative workflow and design production cycles
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Ability to coordinate multiple projects of varying size, scope, and stakeholder engagement
Knowledge of industry best practice and latest technologies and tools in visual design
Sensitivity and awareness in working with diverse stakeholders across job roles
Expert communication skills
Knowledge of print production and prepress considerations
Basic proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).
Familiarity of visual design principals, including photography, typography, iconography, color theory, grid theory, identity and branding.
Ability to interpret creative feedback into actionable next steps
Knowledge of sustainability best practices
Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.

We offer a mission and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits. Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity.

Salary range is based on experience and location.

Salary range in San Francisco, CA: $87,300-$97,000

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit the following via Jobvite:

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We anticipate this role starting in early September.

Please reach out to [email protected] if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies.

Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.

For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

For positions located within the City of Los Angeles: We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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