Brandeis University – a distinguished private research university recognized for its academic excellence and leading-edge research – has an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated Mid-Level Graphic Designer to join our award-winning, in-house Creative Services team. You will have the opportunity to design and produce high-concept pieces in print and digital formats that work within the framework of the institution’s overall strategic marketing direction, visual identity and brand messaging.
Roles and responsibilities:
In consultation with partners in the Office of Communications and in other units, create original designs for print and digital, including promotional campaigns, magazines, brochures, invitations, environmental, web/mobile, email and social media graphics.
Communicate and work strategically and seamlessly with the director of Creative Services, production manager, writers/editors and photographers in generating new design concepts or working from existing ones.
Demonstrate strong organization skills: meet tight deadlines, manage multiple projects at once and adhere to budget considerations.
Prepare files for print and/or digital platforms and communicate with various types of vendors.
3+ years of experience in print and digital design
BA/BFA in graphic design or related field
Mastery of design tools (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
Superior knowledge of print design, including an in-depth knowledge of typography
An impeccable attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
How To Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume with a link to your digital portfolio as a single document at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html. Elect option for "New Applicant". Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading. Locate the desired job listing. Click the job title and then Apply Now.
About Brandeis University
As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Four major academic units with 3,600 undergraduates and 2,050 graduate students comprise the University: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the International Business School, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies. In 1985, Brandeis was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which represents the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since the rankings’ inception. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian university under the sponsorship of th...e American Jewish community to embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education. By being a nonsectarian university that welcomes students, teachers and staff of every nationality, religion and orientation, Brandeis renews the American heritage of cultural diversity, equal access to opportunity and freedom of expression.