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Graphic Designer

Creative campaigns for digital advertisements, print work, and more.


Middle Seat is a digital consulting firm founded by former Bernie 2016 digital and organizing staff. We work with campaigns, nonprofits, advocacy organizations and causes on the front lines of racial justice, climate action, privacy and tech policy, immigrant rights, and economic justice. We’re looking for a full-time graphic designer with experience creating art for the web and print.

Why Middle Seat

  • Competitive salaries and great benefits
  • We only work for progressive organizations, candidates, and causes
  • We’re a proudly unionized team — part of the Campaign Workers Guild
  • Get in on the ground floor of a growing operation

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with clients to assess their needs and style requirements
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, logos, visual identities, graphics, and layouts
  • Digital advertisements
  • Print (flyers, literature, mailers, etc)
  • Web graphics
  • Prepare rough drafts and present your ideas
  • Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval
  • Work as part of a team with digital strategists, developers, and client representatives
  • Other responsibilities as requested


  • Background in graphic design — including a portfolio of your work
  • Comfort with standard design software including Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, and InDesign
  • Demonstrated commitment to progressive politics
  • Attention to detail and organization while managing tight deadlines and multiple projects
  • Enjoy working with a team but also a self starter who will take projects to the next level
  • Able to work extended hours when needed. Comfortable being available for urgent client requests outside of normal business hours

Strongly Preferred but Not Required

  • Experience working with multiple clients or at a consulting firm
  • Experience designing websites, landing pages, splash pages, and web elements
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS for translating static graphics into code
  • Experience designing logos
  • Experience with Sketch, Invision, Figma
  • Experience editing video content
  • Experience with animated GIFs
  • Experience building out design systems from limited creative assets

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary starts between $45,000 and $60,000
  • Profit sharing plan: share in the growth and success of Middle Seat
  • $50 mobile phone subsidy monthly
  • Regular raises guaranteed by the current union contract
  • 100% coverage for health, dental and vision
    • Zero deductible health plan
    • One Medical health service: video call or chat with doctors, no wait-time appointments
    • Health Advocate: 24/7 assistance with navigating health benefits, finding providers through
  • 5% employer match on your 401k retirement account
  • 20 paid vacation days off, plus your birthday and May Day off
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Commuter benefits for public transportation
  • For in-office employees, work from home one day per week (after your first six months)
  • 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents

We are committed to building a diverse and passionate team. We encourage creative-minded individuals with a strong technical aptitude to apply for this position. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Our firm is values-driven. We are intentional with the decidedly left-of-center clients we work with — and we strive to make our work environment and benefits reflect that, including salary transparency, healthy work-life balance, and consistent employee feedback and communication. We’re happy to talk more about our company culture with prospective applicants.

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