UMass Lowell’s Division of Online and Continuing Education is seeking qualified applicants to join our marketing team. The Graphic Designer and Web Specialist will play an important role in the development of marketing materials to promote the Division’s online and on-campus programs. We are seeking a strong candidate with cross-functional skills in graphic design, print production, web editing and web design who can operate effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
Graphic Design Responsibilities:
Design a variety of marketing and advertising materials including postcards, flyers, brochures, signage, social media graphics, web graphics, digital ads, email templates, print ads and more.
Develop designs that are visually appealing and meet brand guidelines with appropriate colors, typography and layouts.
Projects will include original design opportunities as well as production work.
Conduct photo research and identify visually appealing imagery for design projects.
Web Editing and Design Responsibilities:
Make general website content updates using a code editor, WordPress and other internal content management devices.
Help to increase site speed, accessibility and SEO through best practices.
Migrate academic program web pages to new responsive template.
Design and code responsive marketing emails.
Help improve brand consistency across website.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in graphic design, digital media, marketing, communications or related field
Proven graphic design experience with a strong portfolio
Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Experience with HTML, CSS and web technologies
Knowledge of the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design and print production
3-5 years professional experience in graphic design across print, digital and web
Highly organized with attention to detail
Ability to work independently and juggle multiple assignments
Strong interpersonal skills, collaborator and team player
Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and pivot between demands
Knowledge of WordPress and ColdFusion is a plus, but not required
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants is received.
Please include the following documents with your application:
Design Sample(s):Please provide a link to your online portfolio
Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.
Internal Number: 499892
About University of Massachusetts Lowell
UMass Lowell is a public university committed to preparing our students for work in the real world? solving real problems and helping real people? by providing an affordable high-quality education.Whether you?re pursuing a career path or still searching for one, UMass Lowell is the ideal place to discover and achieve your purpose. Our campus is bursting with energy? enrollment is up, new academic programs are being launched, and new facilities are being acquired and are under construction. Most importantly, our students are more successful than ever thanks to highly accredited programs, our focus on experiential ?hands-on? learning, and personal attention from our accomplished and committed faculty and staff.