Full Time

Designer, Marketing & Creative - JFNA

The Jewish Federations of North America New York

Designer, Marketing & Creative


Reports To: Art Director, Marketing & Creative

Location: Remote (with office access in NY and DC)


About Jewish Federations of North America


The Jewish Federations of North America (“JFNA”) consist of 146 Jewish Federations and dozens of Network communities which collectively raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually to support flourishing Jewish life and the needs of the Jewish people in their home communities and around the world. The Jewish Federation system, among the top 10 charities on the continent, leads the largest network of volunteer and professional leaders who build and sustain Jewish communities that are healthy, safe, caring, welcoming and inclusive, educated and engaged, involved in the broader community, and deeply connected to Israel and the global Jewish people.   


About the Marketing & Creative Team


The Marketing & Creative Team serves as an in-house creative agency, serving JFNA and 146 local Federations. We are at the hub of a fast-paced, innovative organization bringing brand strategy, creative direction, marketing strategy, design, copy, and video production to our audiences. The work we do is impactful and meaningful - and we are looking for superstars to ideate and create with us!

We know that projects can come our way in many forms, and we’re always up for the challenge of creating order from chaos.


What will you be doing?


The Designer will use their broad skillset across brand concept, digital interaction, and marketing domains to craft holistic design solutions, from early-stage idea generation through detailed design of products.

The Designer will work closely with a team of designers and copywriters to produce products for digital spaces, including websites, social graphics, email, video and animation assets, data visualization, and more.

The Designer will also be expected to produce print products such as flyers, brochures, and event signage to name a few.


Your fellow team members will rely on you to:


  • Take a leadership role on our organization’s brand resources, templates, and innovations.
  • Design beyond just specs, and translate marketing and branding strategies into innovative and impressive campaigns that activate targeted audiences.
  • Work on projects that are vast and impactful - from racial justice and advocacy work to inventing new fundraising campaigns and strategies to building out nationwide advertising/marketing campaigns.
  • Design and produce assets for digital and print media including websites, social platforms, videos, animated GIFs, email templates, presentation decks, flyers, brochures, and more.
  • Expand the existing organization’s brand into beautiful and functional marketing materials, maintaining brand consistency and strategy.
  • Assist in the conception and designing of various new organizational sub-brands.
  • Work alongside the development team to ensure aesthetics are aligned with usability, accessibility, and web standards as they pertain to both internal and external platforms.
  • Collaborate with the full creative team to translate client needs and leadership direction into effective, usable, and compelling campaigns and designs.
  • Apply feedback to ensure all creative marketing needs are being met.
  • Partner with other designers, project managers, and clients to drive alignment around user needs, and rally around lovable and feasible solutions.
  • Unleash curiosity and creativity and connect the “why” behind design decisions to the project’s goals.
  • Other responsibilities as necessary.


We want you to have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in digital design, graphic design, graphic communications or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional graphic design experience.
  • Agency experience is a plus, but not mandatory.
  •  A clean aesthetic and a strong understanding of the information hierarchy play in visual communication
  • A quick worker without sacrificing quality, and able to thrive in high-pressure situations as deadlines are tight.
  • Strong portfolio of design work, showcasing a deep understanding of digital and user-focused design principles, as well as great typography and color choices, and clear knowledge of general design best practices.
  • Experience in web design with a basic knowledge of HTML/CSS, as well as design, development, and user experience processes.
  • Extreme proficiency in Adobe suite products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Proficiency in Figma
  • Experience with creating animated GIFs in Photoshop and Adobe AfterEffects is a major plus.
  • Experience in creating templates in Canva
  • Able to present concepts and lead internal teams in discussions on how to solve complex communications challenges.
  • Strong work ethic and personal accountability.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong time management.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.


Please send resumes to marketing@jewishfederations.org.


Our Hiring Process:


Step 1: Meet with Art Director and Head of Marketing 

Step 2: Paid Design Test (at hourly rate)

Step 3: Meet the Marketing & Creative Team

Step 4: Interview with Executive Vice President of JFNA

Step 5: Formal Decision


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:  JFNA offers a comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, FSA), including a defined contribution plan, generous vacation policy, paid legal and Jewish holidays, life insurance, generous parental leave policies and flexible remote work practices.  Our compensation philosophy strives to be externally competitive and internally fair.   Additionally, we offer voluntary learning programs throughout the year in subjects of interest to our staff.


Salary range:  $70,000 - $80,000


FEDERATION APPLICANTS: JFNA is committed to supporting local Jewish Federations and to identifying the best talent for the system. If a current Federation employee is hired for this role, we will work with the local Federation to ensure an appropriate timeline and communications strategy. We welcome initial confidential inquiries to learn more about the role; however, current Federation employees who move to a finalist round of interviews will be asked to communicate with the Federation about their candidacy.


As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, JFNA celebrates and welcomes people of all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.