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Graphic Designer 

EOE Statement The Clearing is an Equal Opportunity M/F/Disabled/Vet Employer  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Washington, D.C.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Position Graphic Designer  


The Clearing is a management consulting firm that helps leaders identify underlying causes of organizational obstacles, resolve highly complex challenges, prioritize the fewest, most important initiatives to tackle regardless of conflicting needs, and make informed decisions in the context of an agreed upon mission, vision, and strategy.

We help create peak performance organizations through strategy, organizational development, leadership training, and change management. Our experienced consultants bring a powerful blend of analytic and creative skills from diverse fields, including change management, finance, engineering, communications, education, policy, design, and corporate leadership.


The Graphic Designer is a key member of our team, working collaboratively with a team of graphic artists and management consultants to translate complex customer requirements into simple and elegant graphics, and craft the overarching look and feel of all client deliverables. This position involves project coordination and oversight, requiring a management approach that is both responsive and adaptive to support a high-volume, fast-paced work environment. The Graphic Designer will work with delivery teams and external clients to define visual design requirements and proactively consult on potential solutions.

As a result of producing exceptional work products and developing relationships, the Graphic Designer can help capture new leads and business opportunities.

Application Instructions: All applicants are required to provide an online portfolio that displays a range of technical capabilities, design styles, and materials to include: infographics, vector-based imagery, presentations, multipage documents, and one pagers. If available, include examples of animations and/or videos.

Position Requirements


  • Design a full range of print and digital collateral, including, but not limited to: infographics and data visualization, presentations,one-pagers, and documents (including animated interactive PDFs), and print marketing materials

  • Work with consultants and clients to develop conceptual designs, supporting an overall messaging strategy

  • Transform concepts and words into clear approaches and visual outputs

  • Productize assets for consultant and client use, to include document and presentation templates, graphic templates, and visual resource libraries

  • Support entire corporate structure (client delivery, internal functions, marketing, and business development)

  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external customers

  • Orchestrate projects, working with consultants and team members to define scope, build out schedules, delegate tasks, monitor progress and ensure quality control

  • Raise and enforce standards for quality, professionalism, and creativity within and outside of the team

  • Foster a positive and productive work environment

  • Prioritize graphic projects when conflicting timelines arise

  • Maintain and increase client delight through tailored customer service, responsive communications, quick turn-arounds


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (graphic design, computer graphics, and/or information graphics)

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

  • Thorough knowledge of visual design principles including: graphic design, layout, typography, color, flow, and hierarchy, and corporate identity

  • High proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team focused environment

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once, with competing deadlines

  • Ability to offer rapid responses to continuously shifting demands

  • Can clearly articulate and present creative ideas and reasoning using strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to receive and respond to feedback and creative direction from internal peers and external clients with the intent of improving upon his/her work.

  • Highly organized, self-motivated, deadline-oriented, and willing to take accountability for project outcomes

  • Drive to learn and willingness and ability to teach others, with a goal of building internal design capacity

  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude

  • Working knowledge of languages such as HTML and CSS a plus



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