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Current Job Openings at ARIN

Overview

Employees describe ARIN as offering a supportive, casual and flexible work environment that provides an atmosphere of continuous learning while being responsive to the community we serve.

ARIN offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, training and education. In lieu of stock options (we are a nonprofit, membership association), we have a generous 401k retirement plan. Eligible employees received a 14% fully-vested employer match in 2013 through 2018.

In 2017, ARIN was named a Top Workplace by the Washington Post.

Graphics and Digital Media Designer

Please note: To apply for this opening, email your resume to jobs-digitalmedia@arin.net. Please note that this is an in-house position - no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided.

This is a newly created position and opportunity at ARIN to manage projects related to both digital media and graphics.  This will include but is not limited to interactive presentations, videos/animation, traditional print collateral, event-related signage, promotional items, and publication design.  The Graphic and Digital Media Designer will also work collaboratively with individuals across the organization to understand and interpret their needs before providing the creative visual solution. In addition, this position will oversee and take the lead on day-to-day management of all graphics and digital media document workflow, including presentations, videos, new printing and production orders, and maintenance of internal style guide for graphics and colors.  We are looking for a candidate who has strong design skills in both print and digital media and is able to create animations, videos, as well as promotional and print material. 

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample graphic and digital layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and aesthetic design concepts. Prepare draft designs, wire-frames, and/or storyboards for projects. Assemble final digital layouts to prepare layouts for printer or online publication.
  • Create Illustrator-derived charts and graphs, illustrations, logos, Final Cut Pro X videos, website graphics, PowerPoint Presentations, and large-format graphics including Booth and Banner designs and expand ARIN portfolio with any newly developed industry products.
  • Review final layouts for accuracy and creativity and suggest improvements as needed.
  • Confer with Communications and Member Services Department (CMSD) and other departments to discuss and determine designs.
  • Manage document workflow for new printing and production orders, maintain internal style guide for graphics and colors, and track print and promotional inventory.
  • Participate in design and requirement meetings in order to advise and guide other discussion related to design principles and technical design issues; take the lead on all digital and graphic design elements. 
  • Create and own upkeep of documentation plans and production schedules.
  • Work collaboratively across functional areas to manage workflow.
  • Learn about and stay current on industry graphics and digital media new products and services.

Additional Duties

  • Specific projects as assigned by the Communications Manager.
  • Ability to travel to various locations to attend ARIN meetings and possibly industry-related conferences.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Background / Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree with two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or equivalent work experience in graphic design and digital media.
  • Strong understanding of information display and hierarchy.
  • Excellent skills in digital media, illustration, typography, and layout.
  • Proven ability to identify and interpret graphic and digital design needs and develop creative and responsive design concepts.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical information in order to translate to design work product .
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, as well as Final Cut and After Affects.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, writing, and technical skills.  Flexibility to adapt to changing needs, multiple priorities, and short deadlines.
  • Proven ability to come up with unusual and clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. Should also have the ability to develop and share numerous ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity) and work with others to advance to a satisfactory compromise.
  • Experience in producing printed and online documents for trade associations, nonprofits, or governments, as well as experience in managing document workflows.
  • Outside the box thinking, creativity, and grasp of IT concepts.

Training Program Coordinator

Please note: To apply for this opening, email your resume to jobs-training@arin.net. Please note that this is an in-house position - no full-time telecommuters, no consultants. Relocation not provided.

This is a newly created position and opportunity at ARIN to develop a training program from the ground up. ARIN is seeking a Training Program Coordinator who will be responsible for the organization, development and maintenance of ARIN's training library for both specific and general company needs. This position will also oversee the creation of these deliverables using assorted training development, video, audio and other technologies and ensure the effectiveness of these deliverables through monitoring and documentation. Delivery of this training will be handled by other individuals, to include subject matter experts and designated select ARIN staff.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Develop and design general or specific trainings related to the work of ARIN (Internet number resource management) and how our customers interact with our services.
  • Research and produce timely, relevant and cost-effective content in accordance with program objectives.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts in many instances to develop the content, noting that these individuals may also "deliver" some of the training.
  • Manage multiple program development projects simultaneously by prioritizing project deadlines. Tracks program development life cycles; ensures that any problems are addressed, escalated when needed, and resolved quickly.
  • Ensure all requisite documentation is collected while monitoring training effectiveness and employee progress.
  • Communicate and collaborate with colleagues in order to ensure quality, timelines, employee engagement and customer satisfaction for all deliverables.
  • Establish a process to review and include from the community on our training library in order to identify new topics and potential improvements.
  • Work collaboratively across functional areas to manage and coordinate program launches.
  • Learn about and stay current on ARIN services and activities in order to contribute new ideas with regard to new training opportunities.

    Additional Duties

  • Specific projects as assigned by the Communications Manager.
  • Ability to travel to various locations to attend ARIN meetings and possibly industry-related conferences.
  • Background / Skills Required

  • Demonstrated experience in writing training materials, technical documentation, web content or writing in a business/technical environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts, processes, software, or information quickly, and translate that into usable, understandable instructions.
  • Ability to grasp technical and operational concepts quickly, particularly related to the operation of the Internet and Regional Internet Registries.
  • Ability to gather requirements or work with Subject Matter Experts to document processes, steps and procedures in a clear understandable way.
  • Outstanding, effective, and concise written and oral communication.  Must be able to adapt writing style as required by the situation and subject matter.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  Must have the ability to work independently and as part of collaborative, inter-departmental teams. Be proactive and a self-starter.
  • Must have excellent time management and project planning experience. Ability to keep projects on schedule by coordinating with colleagues across the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating training content or courses capturing screen demonstrations, video editing, learning styles using current technologies.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications is required, and experience with major desktop publishing and/or website management tools is preferred.
  • Outside the box thinking, creativity, and grasp of IT concepts.
  • Bachelor's degree OR equivalent work experience - minimum of two years proven experience in training content development.

    Background and Skills Preferred

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in education sciences, instructional design or communications with a minor in instructional design or related field.
  • Basic knowledge of any of the following tools:  Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, PowerPoint, MS Word, Whiteboard Animation, or graphic video creation applications.
  • Prior experience in a technical association or nonprofit environment, or with an Internet Service Provider in the area of training content development or education curriculum creation.

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