Graphic Designer

Employer
Fordham University
Location
10023, New York City
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 06, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Fordham University’s seeks a graphic designer to create engaging designs for web, print, and digital/interactive media in support of the University’s strategic enrollment, retention, and fundraising goals. Reporting to the Director of Creative Services, the graphic designer will closely collaborate with a talented in-house creative team who specializes in strategic problem solving and storytelling across media platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and produce a range of deliverables, including infographics, presentations, brochures, event collateral, logos, websites, microsites, signage, banners, and emails
  • Help maintain institutional brand standards and strive to express and refine the brand no matter the medium
  • Understand the technical requirements and best practices for producing actionable content for print, web, and social media platforms
  • Stay abreast of all new techniques and trends in multichannel, multi-medium marketing efforts understanding when and how these skills can best be utilized
  • Provide photo selection and identity image assistance upon request
  • Assist in the maintenance of a digital asset management system and enforcement of metadata standards and uniform uploading processes
  • Package projects correctly for final printer output
  • Deliver campaigns on time and to the correct technical specifications
  • Maintain clean and organized files, folders, and documentation for all projects

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in a design discipline related to graphic design with 3 plus years experience producing both digital and print graphics in a professional setting
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, visual); ability to propose ideas across teams, and contextualize multiple ideas in relation to one another
  • Be passionate about good type, composition, and effective communication across many mediums, both digital and physical
  • Broad understanding of typography, period & current styles, design theory, and best web practices
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with varying deadlines simultaneously, in an effective, courteous and timely manner
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote)
  • Front end development, knowledge of CSS/HTML required
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite, Filemaker Pro and Web authoring software a plus
  • Willingness to learn and champion Fordham’s Jesuit and Catholic mission and identity

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