The ideal candidate will have impeccable design skills, demonstrated experience overseeing other designers, managing client projects, and extensive expertise in developing design concepts across multiple touchpoints consistent with desired project goals, messaging, and user experience.
Must be a deeply collaborative, multidisciplinary designer, who is passionate about design and its impact, and is a strategic thinker with a strong understanding of visual systems.
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills. Can demonstrate the capacity to manage multiple projects and deadlines while maintaining high-quality products and services.
Most importantly, the ideal candidate will be a strong conceptual thinker who creates visual solutions; an articulate communicator who can present and explain those concepts and solutions; and a nuanced collaborator who welcomes participation, gives and accepts constructive feedback, and thrives on the inspiration that comes from hearing all voices. We are committed to developing and sustaining a diverse and inclusive community, and to shaping an environment for teaching, learning, research, creative and professional work that advances this vision.
Education: Bachelor in Fine Arts in communication design, related field or equivalent experience is required. A Masters degree in design is a plus.
Experience: 5+ years designing for print, web and digital. Full-time employment experience with an agency, studio or in-house department is preferred.
Exceptional concept, design, and typography skills.
Exceptional communication, presentation, and organizational skills.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, while ensuring quality and timeliness.
Works well collaboratively, as well as independently.
Understands the value of critique, and knows when to defend design concepts.
Familiar with Human Centered Design principles and has the empathic ability to understand the experiences, needs, and desires of intended audiences.
Expertise in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects. Familiarity with Sketch is a plus.
Experience with UX design for mobile/web/digital platforms.
Familiarity with higher education and art institutions is a plus.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.