Curley Company: Junior Designer

At Curley Company, we love nothing more than to tackle complex challenges and high-profile campaigns that require interdisciplinary solutions. Our areas of specialization include corporate reputation, public affairs, earned media relations, social and digital media, advocacy, and crisis management.

We are looking for a talented Junior Designer to join our growing team. The ideal candidate is smart, enthusiastic, curious, and willing to take risks. She/he/they will have the skills to support the various client and Curley design needs.

If this sounds like you, please attach a link to your online portfolio or a PDF with examples of your previous work in your application here.

Junior Designer




  • Produce high quality design deliverables that meet the standard of our clients; deliverables include, but not limited to social media graphics, GIFS, print and digital ads, email templates, annual reports, presentation decks, new business proposals and Curley marketing content
  • Participate in team brainstorms and develop ideas and concepts into compelling visual solutions
  • Collaborate with internal teams to understand client needs and objectives
  • Ensure adherence to Curley brand guidelines across the organization and help grow our brand in the future
  • Manage deadlines and production schedule
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and recommend how Curley can apply those trends to our design work

Personal characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a deadline-driven, entrepreneurial, relationship-based environment with changing business priorities
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize them appropriately
  • Willingness to roll-up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary to drive a project to completion
  • Thrive in and contribute to a positive and highly collaborative culture
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Quick thinker and problem solver
  • Curious and looking to learn


  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • Strong portfolio with diverse design experience
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience (agency experience a plus)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere & After Effects is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint
  • Ability to think and act strategically



Curley Company is an award-winning, woman-owned and led, Washington DC-based strategic communications firm, founded in 2002 by Jennifer Curley.  The agency is known for delivering smart communications strategy in Washington DC and beyond and has been recognized by both PRWeek and PRovoke Media as a finalist for Boutique Agency of the Year in North America and ranked by the Washington Business Journal as a top PR firm in Washington DC for the past four years. Curley clients range from Fortune 100 companies and large trade associations to start-ups and nonprofit organizations.  Additionally, Curley Company publishes The Association 100 – a monthly publication for association executives focused on what’s new, what’s next and what works in the world of associations.

Curley Company offers:

  • Robust benefits program
  • Unlimited time off policies
  • Workplace flexibility
  • Business casual dress code
  • Workplace and off-site social gatherings
  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • Profit sharing

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