Design Assistant

New York University
New York
Jun 06, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time

Design Assistant

School of Law


New York University School of Law has an opportunity for a Design Department Assistant in its Office of Communications. The successful candidate will assist in the production of various publications including the alumni magazine, brochures, invitations, e-newsletters, signage, and posters and the daily maintenance of the NYU Law Website. Must be very organized, detail- and deadline-oriented, and able to juggle priorities in a rapidly shifting environment. Excellent writing and verbal skills are necessary where the candidate will work closely with administrators and faculty.

Perform a wide range of clerical and general office duties, including maintaining database records of design projects, uploading, organizing and tagging photography in a digital asset management system, preparing and archiving photographs for news stories and other pages on our website, coordinating with print vendors and departments, scheduling photo shoots, liaising with photographers, art buying and research, assisting with social media and video efforts, budget administration and tracking, including processing invoices and purchase order requisitions. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the department’s activities and policies. Liaising and troubleshooting with internal and external IT offices. Construct desktop publishing documents, including layout and integrating text with graphics.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. 3 years of office experience in a design studio, art department or similar environment. Proficiency with intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheets and Adobe Creative Suite 5 (InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Illustrator), HTML, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Microsoft Office, Extensis Portfolio and Lightroom, all in a Mac environment. Fast, accurate keyboarding and excellent organizational skills required. Drupal, proofreading, copyediting, and design proficiency experience is a plus. NOTE: This is a clerical position, not a graphic design position. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree.

NYU offers a superior benefits package, which includes free NYU tuition for self and eligible family members, generous vacation, medical, dental and pension plans. For more information about working at NYU and to apply for this position online (20095085), visit our web site at: Please select "A2" when asked, "How were you referred to NYU?" We accept online applications only.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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