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Graphic Design Specialist

Get to Know Hunger Solutions New York
Hunger Solutions New York, Inc., incorporated in 1989 and based in Albany, is a statewide nonprofit organization that strives to alleviate hunger in New York by promoting awareness of hunger, public policies that contribute to ending hunger, and participation in federal nutrition assistance programs such as SNAP, WIC, the Summer Food Service Program, the School Breakfast Program, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Summary of Position
The Graphic Design Specialist is a member of the communications team and reports to the Creative Manager. This position serves the organization in developing and ensuring consistency in branding, images, and messaging across all communication channels, and assists with the design and publishing of print and digital materials.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the design and production of visual materials and media used for communications, including:
    • Creation of art, photo, video, and layout design
    • Typesetting reports, flyers, and other documents
    • Photo editing/resizing
  • Updating existing materials as needed
  • Following existing brand, design and format standards and processes to produce consistent and high-quality results
  • Contributing to analysis of effectiveness of outreach materials
  • Assisting with document control and revision management
  • Updating WordPress website as necessary
  • Creating images/graphics for enewsletters and social media
  • Contributing to monthly and other necessary reports

The position necessitates a basic understanding of the role of federal nutrition programs in alleviating hunger, and the professionalism required to promote the programs to the satisfaction of our government and private funders. It is imperative that the candidate be skilled and accurate, able to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects, work with colleagues with ease, focus on details and strive for excellence. A creative portfolio will be requested as part of the application process.

The Graphic Design Specialist should possess the following qualifications:

  • Commitment to Hunger Solutions New York’s mission
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field plus 3 years of professional experience, or Associate’s Degree plus equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated mastery of typographic skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven task management skills, including the ability to prioritize projects and follow through to completion
  • Strong design skills and demonstrated talent in conveying complex policy or technical information with clear messaging for a variety of different target audiences
  • Familiarity with:
    • Adobe Suite
    • Microsoft Suite
    • Google Suite
    • WordPress
    • Social Media Channels

Preference given to candidates with non-profit or human services experience

Hunger Solutions New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to creating a culture that is rewarding to employees and provides each team member with the ability to continually grow and learn. Hunger Solutions New York is a champion of and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion among all stakeholders. Hunger Solutions New York recognizes the need for work/life balance and provides a flexible working environment for all employees. Office culture is casual and professional.

Compensation & Benefits
Hunger Solutions New York is committed to its employees and thusly provides a competitive compensation package. Salary will be commensurate with experience, but is expected to be $45K – $55K. Hunger Solutions New York offers fully paid benefit premiums including health, dental, life, short- and long-term disability, and a retirement plan that offers a 5% match (different vesting periods apply to each benefit and will be discussed as part of the interview process). A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) may be available depending upon the health insurance package chosen. Additionally, Hunger Solutions New York offers a generous amount of vacation, sick and holiday time off to each employee.

To be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include “Graphic Design Specialist” in the subject line of your email.