Posting Number 2019-5667 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2019-02-19 Union N/A School/Division University Relations and Public Affairs (WS1044) Department Name : Marketing Communications FT/PT Full-Time
Partner with the Art Director, Senior Designers and Studio Manager to create original designs as well as update existing designs for both print and digital projects, multi-page, multi-channel, integrated campaigns. Primary projects include reimagining traditional communications to web design, landing pages, emails, digital advertisements and social media assets, taking into consideration user experience, and CMS build-outs for clients throughout the University including Undergraduate Admissions. Secondary projects include working with print publications like brochures, postcards, newsletters, posters, signage. Consult with various stakeholders to ensure that design solutions follow the established brand identity guidelines. Maintain high design standards and the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.
Required Experience: 2+ years of professional design experience in academic, institutional and/or editorial publishing areas or similar environment.
Preferred Experience: 2+ years demonstrated ability to implement and maintain cohesive design and navigation standards when confronted with many different design and function demands.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong creative sense and excellent design skills. Firm understanding of page layout and typography with a good eye for photography. Experience with core principles of web design and user experience with basic knowledge of HTML, working within a content management system, and various social media platforms (Facebook Twitter, Instagram, WordPress). Basic knowledge of print production and preparation of files for press with a desire to learn more. The ability to handle, interpret and adhere to existing brand guidelines. Ability to gather materials from multiple sources to complete a project from concept through completion. Must have a strong attention to detail and a high degree of craftsmanship and precision. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate). Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Must be self-motivated and able to manage multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment while effectively meeting deadlines. Collaborative attitude and a sense of teamwork. Comfortable being critiqued. Must be able to source both stock photography and newly commissioned work, as well as using archived images. Must be able to switch gears easily.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: A strong editorial and typographic designer with attention to detail is preferred. Experience with web design. Experience with After Effects.
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