• Web Designer

    Job Locations US-DC | US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/5/2018 5:38 PM)
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  • Overview

    Greenpeace USA (GPUS) is hiring a Web Designer to join our fast-­paced, innovative, and dynamic online team and lead projects within our priority campaigns that will deepen the engagement of our donors, activists, and members in more meaningful ways. If you love the idea of working with a collaborative, creative team to win victories for the climate and our environment, then this job just might be for you.


    As the Web Designer, you would be on the frontlines of this strategy, working closely with our campaign project teams across the organization, building the website that drives campaign strategy.You would be working closely with our Web Developer to build and update interactive websites, create engaging graphic content on our website, and build out tools to address the needs of the organization.


    The role requires a basic overall understanding of digital communications technology (i.e. social media platforms, basic content management systems, CRM’s, SMS, and web management), overall engagement strategies, graphic design experience, and some development knowledge. Some knowledge of HTML and CSS is important, and Javascript is a definite plus. The Web Designer role is an exempt, full time role based in Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA; and will report to the Deputy Digital Director.


    • Develop, create, and promote digital materials aimed at supporter engagement for use by Greenpeace USA and other Greenpeace offices around the world, with a specific focus on webpages and websites. 
    • Bring ideas from concept to completion: Create wireframes and user flows to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. 
    • Participate in and lead cross-­departmental project teams.
    • Work on various websites in both HTML and Wordpress.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum requirements include:

    • Two years experience building and maintaining websites with Wordpress
    • Two years of experience with analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager etc. And testing tools such as Optimizely and Crazy Eggs.
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. 
    • Relevant combination of education and experience

    Additional qualifications include, but are not limited to:

    • Knowledge of unique specs for various platforms (images designed for websites, facebook, instagram, twitter, etc) including file type, size, image constraints and optimizing images for engagement.
    • Up-to-date with the latest web trends, techniques, and technologies 
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
    • Comfort with and enthusiasm for working in a fast-­paced campaigning environment, including juggling multiple priorities and with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
    • Time ­management and organizational skills, including experience with project administration
    • Commitment to people-­powered campaigning/organizing.

    If you want to save the world from climate change and believe in environmental justice, please submit an application on our careers page. Applications will be review on a rolling basis and will conclude once we have found the best candidate.


    Greenpeace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from marginalized communities. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact


    Only applicants eligible to work and live in the United States without any legal restrictions need apply for this opportunity.

    Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For over fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster loom large. As an independent organization, Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities. Greenpeace is headquartered in the Netherlands, with offices all around the world in over fifty countries.


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