The Designer I is part of the creative/UX functional area of the Customer Experience Team, which supports the university's enrollment marketing and recruitment efforts for the undergraduate, bachelor's completion, graduate professional studies, and international audiences. Under the direction of the Associate Creative Director, Design and working in close collaboration with marketing and recruitment partners as well as other creative team members, this role is responsible for producing creative deliverables that visually align with the Northeastern University brand guidelines, ensuring the optimal experience for customers.
This position is primarily responsible for all production design work for the team, which includes managing and producing a large volume of print and digital design change requests while also supporting both internal and external design resources on projects including, but not limited to, brand assets, print collateral, direct mail, packaging, signage, digital assets, and web projects. Other areas of responsibility include designing and/or updating templates, managing brand assets request and updates, and overseeing the team's photo library in collaboration with the multimedia content manager.
This role supports several high volume marketing teams that requires quality work delivered in a timely manner while taking into account a clear understanding of design and production best practices. The candidate should demonstrate flexibility/adaptability and be comfortable in a rapidly changing environment with competing and shifting priorities.
Bachelor's Degree (B.S. or B.F.A) in Graphic Designer or related field required.
1-2 years of experience working with both print and digital assets.
Solid understanding of graphic design, typographic hierarchy, brand standards, print production, design industry standards and trends, and digital asset specifications.
Proficiency in the Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, and Photoshop CC required. Experience in Powerpoint, and familiarity with Sketch.
Experience in pre-press and working with production managers.
Self-motivated, self-critical, open-minded, creative, and interested in working in a collaborative and communicative environment.
Strong time management skills, high level of attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, and strong organizational skills.
Solid communication and presentation skills.
Flexibility/adaptability are essential – must possess comfort in a rapidly changing environment with competing and shifting priorities.
Requisition Number: STFR005353
Internal Number: 60534
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.