Who are we?
Design Action Collective is:
What’s the job role?
We’re hiring for a Production Designer, whose main work will be layout and design for multi-page documents. Other common projects include brand/identity systems, posters, social media graphic suites, illustration, and other materials for print, presentation and web.
Core responsibilities include:
We’re an ever-growing and changing shop, so this position will have plenty of room for growth
depending on your interests, skills, experience, and the needs of the shop.
What are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will have:
What are the pay and benefits like?
The position is full time (37.5 hrs/week) at $31/hr*, beginning as a remote position.
Our starting benefits include:
More benefits come when you become an owner after 9 months of candidacy.As a new employee, you will be eligible for an ownership position after completing a 9-month candidacy period with three evaluations. You will have both a “buddy” and a “supervisor” who will facilitate evaluations, support your growth, and orient you on what it means to be an owner of Design Action. You will be expected to fulfill certain collective duties, including attending a weekly Collective Meeting and regular all-staff trainings, in order to become an owner. One of the biggest pluses of being at Design Action is the rare opportunity to be a worker/owner at a design & tech business that is explicitly committed to social justice. Our democratic workplace structure (no bosses!) allows us to put our political values into action. In addition, many of our members are rooted in community activism and organizing on issues such as anti-imperialism, prison abolition, tenant & housing rights, anti-racism, gender equity, and environmental justice. We also hold regular anti-oppression trainings as well as annual staff and department retreats where we can build our camaraderie with one another and strategize on ways to keep our business bold, radical, and thriving.
* While pay rates are not negotiable (all employees receive the same pay rate), DAC is
committed to increasing compensation regularly so that we may provide a thriving wage.
To apply, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. Resume / CV;
2. Brief cover letter that includes how you heard about us; and,
3. Portfolio of 6-8 relevant work samples, with a line or two about your role in each project.
Please include a range that reflects this job role, including two examples of a multi-page
project (ex: report, book, editorial layout), as well as samples of brand/identity systems,
posters, social media graphic suites, illustration, and/or presentation design (slide
BIPOC (BLACK, INDIGENOUS, AND PEOPLE OF COLOR), WOMEN, GENDER NON-CONFORMING PEOPLE, AND LGBTQAI++ PEOPLE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
**We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications, especially if you are a woman, trans or non-binary, BIPOC, disabled, or from another marginalized group.