Graphic Design Intern

August 23, 2018

Quorum is software built for public affairs, providing one place for stakeholder engagement, legislative tracking, and grassroots advocacy. Thousands of public affairs professionals use Quorum for their work in Congress, all 50 state legislatures, major U.S. cities, and the European Union. Quorum remains entirely bootstrapped, having never raised venture capital funding, and works with organizations like Coca-Cola, the United Nations Foundation, Sierra Club, General Motors, Lyft, and the National Restaurant Association. Founded in 2014, Quorum is headquartered in Washington, D.C. with an international office in Brussels.

As a member of our close-knit team, you will be entrusted to identify challenges and find solutions. Members of our team are innovative, optimistic, and hardworking. See why legislative professionals and over 50 publications have their eye on the Quorum team:

  • "'Moneyball' Effect on K Street: The Influence Game Gets Scientific" - The Washington Post
  • "This Start-Up Is Like Google for Congress, And Legislators Love It" - Huffington Post
  • "Twenty #DCTech Startups Worth Watching This Year: reaLIST 2017" - Technical.ly

The Graphic Design Intern will assist in data visualization and the development of digital brand assets such as sales collateral, infographics, email templates, and other print marketing materials. Graphic design and Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) experience needed. Please provide 3 design samples (or link to online portfolio) in order to be considered for this position.

About You

  • You are passionate about the intersection of politics and technology
  • You have created a suite of brand materials for a class project or internship
  • You take pride in designing accessible digital content for large followings online
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You are an entrepreneur at heart and excel at adapting to new situations
  • You are familiar with HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and how they help websites work
  • You want to work in a fun environment where you can form real friendships with
  • other professionals and experience a strong sense of belonging at a growing startup

About Us

  • We use both qualitative and quantitative skills to expand Quorum’s audience
  • We work on everything from producing weekly content for our website (including our Data Driven Insights) to optimizing our digital ad campaigns using data analytics
  • We spend a lot of time exploring new tactics to broaden our company's brand recognition and drive engagement with our content
  • We're very close as a team -- we work together, hang out together, eat together, and some of us even live together

What You’ll Do

  • First week: Learn about Quorum’s brand guidelines and how we approach design
  • First month: Design sales collateral, infographics, and print marketing materials
  • that we’ll share with our audiences around the world
  • By the end of the internship: Pitch the team on potential additions to Quorum’s brand guide

If you'd like to learn what it's like to have a real impact at a fast-growing company that is changing the way the advocacy process works, drop us a line. We'd love to talk to you! Apply Now