Design Assistant

Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York

Work at Manhattan College

Salary: competitive with benefits

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

The Manhattan College Marketing and Communication department is looking for a motivated and collaborative Design Assistant with two years of graphic design/marketing experience to join and support our creative team. The designer will assist the department in the production in a variety of projects, ranging from print-based publications and advertising to web design, digital pieces and video work.


  • Develop effective design solutions for internal and external audiences across various platforms (print, web, mobile)
  • Visually interpret our brand strategy and mission
  • Serve as the coordinator for photo shoots
  • Administrative duties as needed for the department

The ideal candidate is:

  • creative and shows initiative, a strong visual thinker with a strong design portfolio
  • enthusiastic about design and typography
  • experienced with digital photography and editing
  • detail-oriented and organized
  • flexible to changes, requests, and deadlines
  • able to work independently and as a part of a team on a broad variety of priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • able to work closely and collaboratively with diverse groups


  • B.A. in Graphic Design (preferred)
  • 1 to 2 years of experience
  • Proficiency in Creative Suite programs (including but not limited to) InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; Microsoft (PowerPoint, Word), and Keynote
  • Knowledge of illustration, animation, motion graphics, HTML, photography are a plus

About Manhattan College

Manhattan College is a private, Catholic, liberal arts college in the Bronx in New York City. After originally being established in 1853 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Christian Brothers) as an academy for day students, Manhattan College was officially incorporated as an institution of higher education through a charter granted by the New York State Board of Regents. In 1922, the College moved from Manhattan to the Riverdale section of the Bronx, roughly 6.4 miles (10.3 km) north of its original location on 131st Street in the Manhattanville section of Manhattan.

Manhattan College offers undergraduate programs in the arts, business, education, health, engineering, and science. Graduate programs are offered for education, business, and engineering

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