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Title: Graphic Designer
Description: Summary
Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. (CRS) was founded in 1981 by a group of public school educators who had a vision of bringing together social and academic learning throughout the school day. We remain dedicated to helping those who want to learn about elementary teaching that emphasizes social, emotional, and academic growth in a strong and safe school community. CRS is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization and is the sole source provider of the Responsive Classroom® approach.
Today, CRS employs about 50 people full-time, plus over 100 certified workshop presenters. CRS offers workshops for teachers and consulting services for schools and districts, and publishes award-winning books, DVDs, and resources for school-based study groups.

CRS seeks a Graphic Designer who will be responsible for synthesizing the visions, needs, and wishes expressed by project managers and other stakeholders for the look and feel of CRS publications and other materials, creating designs that meet these visions and needs, and seeing the materials through production. These materials include retail books for both teachers and students, workshop books and supporting materials, PowerPoints, and occasionally catalogs and other Marketing materials support. The position also serves the Executive Director’s office, producing materials for Board and client meetings, grant proposals, and other various projects as needed.

• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, or related field
• At least 5 years’ experience in graphic design, preferably in book publishing and preferably in an office setting
• Knowledge of 1-, 2-, and 4-color printing techniques
• Illustration and Photography experience preferred
• Experience with both Quark and InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, MS Word, PowerPoint, and web design software
• Ability to work in both a Mac and PC environment as required by project
• Strong organizational skills and file management abilities
• Receptive to direction, feedback, and editing from people with varying roles and backgrounds
• Deadline-oriented with the ability to prioritize work to meet project due dates
• Ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
• Strong attention to detail
• Assists with general publications tasks as needed
• Perform effectively as a team player in a highly collaborative work environment
• Maintain regular and reliable attendance
Location: Turners Falls, Massachusetts
How To Apply For This Job: To apply for this position, go to
Date Posted: 9/29/2017 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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