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Job Title Graphic Designer
Industry Graphic Design/Art Direction, Marketing, Non-profit
Salary
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements We are seeking an ambitious Graphic Designer to join our Success Academy team. We are looking for a self-motivated, proactive, creative team player that can balance multiple projects, meet tight deadlines, handle high volume, and prioritize assignments.

Responsibilities

• Branding/Marketing:
o Produce a wide variety of designs to satisfy branding and style guide projects such as mockups, logos, templates, etc.
o Work with marketing team and advertising agency to support campaigns as needed in print, OOH, digital ad/social, and printed collateral.
o Maintain brand identity while growing and diversifying messages and communications.
• Cross-functional support:
o Work closely with Marketing Director and cross-functional teams to manage a demanding design schedule for “as needed” projects on the network and school level including but not limited to collateral, signage, promotional items, print and event collateral.

Qualifications

• 3 to 5 years experience in graphic design for a brand or at an agency; degree in graphic design.
• Proven track record and strong portfolio developing creative for campaigns with successful, measurable results.
• Deep understanding of branding strategy and best practices; experience developing logos and icons.
• Print pre-press and production experience, including brochures, displays.
• Expert working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. Dreamweaver and Flash a plus.
• Must be a strong communicator able to present, rationalize, and articulate design ideas; prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines with strong attention to detail and a positive attitude.
• Proven track record in web design principles and of current web technologies (HTML, CSS) is a plus.
About Our Company Join our movement
Success Academy Charter Schools is a fast growing not-for-profit Charter Management Organization (CMO) that operates 14 public charter elementary and middle schools throughout New York City (with 6 additional school openings planned for August 2013). Over the next decade, our network will grow to 40 schools that provide a phenomenal K-8 public education to NYC school children. Our dual mission is to:

1. Offer children in New York City an exceptional public education that prepares them to succeed in college and life.
2. Forever alter the educational prospects for all public school children by creating a “tipping point” – moving a nation where educational failure is the norm to a nation that expects high-quality public school options for all children.
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