Functional RequirementsFunctional requirements will vary by project. Generally, the designer will ensure aconsistent brand identity in the design of all America’s Essential Hospitals visual media.A style guide, brand guide, and samples will be provided. Please note that the design,ownership, copyright, and original source (e.g., InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) filesmust remain with America’s Essential Hospitals and that all work product created willbe the sole property of America’s Essential Hospitals.Submission InformationBackground InformationDescription of services, experience, and at least three client referencesPortfolioThree to five samples of relevant design work (web links are sufficient)Design testAll candidates will be asked to design a sample print brief of approximately 1,500words, including endnotes. America’s Essential Hospitals will supply specific formatrules, a style guide, draft content, and examples of previously produced briefs. The testwill evaluate these things:• ability to ensure brand and style guide compliance when replicating brandeddocuments with various design elements, including typefaces, colors, typestyling, placement, lists, call-out text, and other design elements• ability to create simple charts consistent with established association designs• awareness of and sensitivity to design best practices (e.g., poor line breaks,widows, orphans)The final deliverable should be a print-ready Adobe Acrobat file. Please note thatAmerica’s Essential Hospitals will consider only candidates who complete this test andwill not compensate candidates for this work. The sample delivered will not be used forany purpose other than to evaluate candidate designers.Cost EstimateAll candidates must provide an estimate of cost for the design test, as it is a real-worldexample of a regular association product. Candidates also must supply an hourly rate(or a schedule of rates if rates vary by type of design work).Submission InformationDesigners who wish to be considered for this opportunity should contactCommunications Manager Maya Linson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-585-0137.