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Graphic Designer

Company:
Assumption University
Job Location:
Worcester, 01609-1296
Category:
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs
Type:
Full-Time

Company Description:

Assumption University is a comprehensive, private Catholic liberal arts institution with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption. We awaken in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Our curricular and co-curricular programs provide students with an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. We are a diverse community that welcomes different points of view and embraces all who share our mission. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason and by the pursuit of the truth in the company of friends, an Assumption education transforms the minds and hearts of students.    

An Equal Opportunity Employer. Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages people of color and others from underrepresented groups to apply.    

The University is in Worcester, Massachusetts, New England's second largest city that "combines the warmth of a small town with the convenience of a thriving city."  

Job Description:

BASIC PURPOSE:  This entry level position is housed within the Office of Integrated Marketing, the Graphic Designer position plays an essential role in shaping the visual identity and brand of Assumption University.  The position's primary responsibilities will be to produce high-quality visual content to support brand growth projects and prospective student recruitment. The position will work closely with the University's marketing and admissions teams, along with other departments across campus, to plan, create, and produce content for uses including but not limited to digital advertising, social media, email campaigns, and other digital/print marketing materials in support of the mission of the University.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Collaborate with the brand/content team to develop compelling visual assets that effectively communicate the University's message and enhance brand awareness.
  2. Contribute to the creation of marketing materials, promotional campaigns, and digital content to support recruitment efforts and engage prospective students.
  3. Assist in the development of graphics for social media platforms, email campaigns, and website content to engage current students, alumni, and the wider community.
  4. Ensure consistency in branding and messaging across all design projects, adhering to established brand guidelines and visual components.
  5. Stay informed about industry trends and emerging technologies to incorporate innovative design concepts and techniques into projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University. 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Demonstrated understanding of graphic design principles, styles, and techniques
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders.
  • A portfolio showcasing original design work and creative projects.

Additional Information:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Sitting, standing, walking, and bending are required of this position. Use of a computer keyboard and computer screen for periods of time with close vision and the ability to adjust visual focus plus manual dexterity are required.

MENTAL DEMANDS:  The mental demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Examples of mental demands include reading (documents), detailed work, confidentiality, language, math, reasoning, oral communications, written communications, customer contact, multiple concurrent tasks, constant interruptions, and performing calculations when necessary.

Application Instructions:

Please be sure to submit your cover letter addressing qualifications for this position along with your resume.

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