Graphic Designer

Fully Remote

Open to all applicants globally!

Create and edit graphics in Adobe Illustrator and/or Adobe Photoshop.


  • Digitally manipulate photographs and/or artwork and incorporate these images into documents.
  • Follow project-specific protocol and process for graphics.
  • Have flexibility when engaging in work, adapting to changing timelines and assignments.
  • When needed, communicate with editors about the design requirements of each graphic, illustration, or page layout.
  • Work collaboratively on a team making suggestions to improve the process.


Required Qualifications:

  • One year of prior work as a graphic designer. Please provide a portfolio of work.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree or an equivalent in communications/graphic design or related field.
  • Fully proficient in creating complex vector and line art using Adobe Creative Suite (including Illustrator, Acrobat, and Photoshop).
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with high-stakes test form production or large-scale print projects using desktop publishing software, such as Adobe InDesign.
  • Experience developing graphics for test/assessment content.
  • Experience designing with visual accessibility in mind, such as for colorblind populations.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Additional skills in creating animations for online use, using Animate CC or comparable software.

Salary and Perks

Work from home


About WestEd

Improving learning, healthy development, and equity in schools and communities.

WestEd, a national nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. WestEd has 16 offices nationwide, from Washington and Boston to Arizona and California. Our corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.

We hire curious, diverse people with a passion for learning. More than half of our staff hold advanced degrees. Our culture is professional, responsible, reliable, and polite. We expect you to make a significant contribution and do a good job. To help you meet those expectations, we provide tools, training, and a well-defined career path. Our benefits are designed to support your long-term health, productivity, and work-life balance.

Improving learning, healthy development, and equity in schools and communities.

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