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Kounkuey Design Initiative

Graphic Designer

Employment type
Full Time
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

Job Title: Graphic Designer
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: ASAP
Closing date: When Filled

KOUNKUEY DESIGN INITIATIVE is currently seeking a graphic designer to add to our growing team of about 15 staff in Los Angeles, CA. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and creative self-starter to work directly with under-resourced communities throughout Southern California on project work, as well as help shape the graphic identity of the firm. The candidate will work in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary studio environment including landscape architects, urban planners, fabricators, artists, community organizers, and program development specialists. The candidate should excel in design thinking and communication, and have experience working in community-based design contexts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Office graphic standards
  • Internal presentation and proposal design
  • Diagrams and infographics
  • Exhibition design
  • Pop-up events and project branding
  • Wayfinding and signage development
  • Project-based publications and graphic materials


  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Graphic Design
  • Excellent skills in Adobe CS
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Experience with 3-D modeling software a plus
  • Experience with animation and HTML a plus
  • Bilingual (Spanish-English), a plus.

KDI is a non-profit design and community development organization. We collaborate with under-resourced communities to advance equity and activate the
unrealized potential in neighborhoods and cities. We accomplish this mission through advocacy, research, planning, and built works.

We have been recognized for our innovative approach to poverty alleviation by notable institutions such as The Rockefeller Foundation, UN-Habitat, The California Endowment, Ashoka Changemakers, American Express, Annenberg Alchemy, Smithsonian Institute, IDEO, Echoing Green, The Atlantic Renewal Project, and UN/Dubai and Swiss Re Foundation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition.

To apply

Send electronic copy of cover letter, résumé, portfolio and three (3) references to: [email protected]

Subject heading: Graphic Designer: Your Name
Portfolio should highlight both site and planning scale work. Please include conceptual sketches and show the progression of your work from ideation and analysis to formal development.