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Interactive Storyteller & Graphic Designer

Full-Time 6-month contract position
Reports to Director of Strategic Partnerships
Start Date: ASAP

The Captain Planet Foundation was founded based on a cartoon - Captain Planet & the Planeteers - which told a powerful story - that kids could solve global problems “by their powers combined.” For 27 years, the organization has worked to empower kids around the world to follow in the footsteps of the Planeteers by supporting inspiring youth-led projects, and the development of programs designed to engage and empower youth in creating change for their world. The power of the organization is nested in its story - and we need a skilled storyteller and graphic designer who can help us share those stories in a more interactive and dynamic way.

This position of Interactive Storyteller & Graphic Designer would work across programs and departments to:

  • Help define and map the storytelling opportunities within the organization that can reinforce and engage constituents with the work and mission
  • Design strategies for communicating the work of the organization to various target audiences
  • Develop storytelling assets through multiple media (i.e. web, video, print, collateral)
  • Work with programs to develop interactive experiences for target audiences (i.e. kids, educators, funders) that reinforce the mission

Qualifications

  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Storyboarding & story development experience
  • Foundational design skills
  • Tech savvy including competency with:
    • Basic CSS & HTML
    • UX testing and design
    • Web design tools
    • Graphic design tools
  • Familiarity with game theory & game development (educational games a bonus!)
  • Familiarity with principles of information architecture
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks & projects
  • Attention to detail, precision, and accuracy
  • Creative and critical thinker
  • Ability to self-manage, problem-solve, and think independently
  • Passionate about engaging and empowering kids to be positive agents of change

*This position is a 6-month contractual position with the possibility of transitioning into full-time staff position. Position can office in Atlanta, Georgia or remotely.

If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio to Courtney Kimmel

Captain Planet Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultures.