Skip to content

Call for applications: Graphic & Publication Layout Designer

We encourage applications from trans, gender diverse and intersex people, Black, indigenous and Latinx people and people of color, D/deaf and disabled people, people from a migrant background, and sex workers.

Application Deadline:6 September 2020
Contract Duration:Initial period of 3 months, with the possibility of renewal
Location:Home-based / Remote
Language required:

English. Additional Spanish and/or Russian fluency preferred


As an organization working with UN mechanism, GATE regularly publishes digital reports on issues relating to our areas of work. GATE is seeking a Graphic Designer that can create publication layouts and supplementary materials for online promotion of publications.

Scope of Work

The Designer will be contracted to design three publications, plus additional (duplicate) designs for Spanish and Russian language translations of the same publications, within a 3-month period, including designing visual graphics to be included in the publication, and creating additional promotional materials for social media use.

Essential Requirements

  • Strong knowledge and application of print & graphic design techniques.
  • Skilled working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly in Illustrator and InDesign (or similar professional software) and possession of own software licence (GATE will not provide software licences).
  • Understanding of all image formats, sizes, and export settings needed for various digital and print publication sizes and social media platforms.
  • Experience working to a tight deadline, including implementing feedback quickly based on multiple reviews.
  • Fluency in English.

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding of UX and responsive web design.
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or Russian.

Selection Process

GATE will select the designer or team of designers based on proposals from interested applicants. Please note that applicants must be able to receive payment from a US-based organization.

Submit the following as requested below to apply by 6 September 2020:

Email: to:, cc:
Subject line: Surname – Graphic Designer Application (e.g. Smith – Graphic Designer Application)

    • A letter of interest.
    • Financial proposal.
    • Curriculum Vitae, including name and contact details of two references.
    • Portfolio/Samples of your work.

About GATE

GATE is an international organization working on gender identity, gender expressions and sex characteristics. It was founded in 2009, and it is registered in New York (USA). GATE programmatic work is organized around four main areas: Depathologization, HIV, Movement Building and UN, with a cross-cutting emphasis on socio-economic justice.