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Visual Designer

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Visual Designer

About the Opportunity

Working under the supervision of the Associate Director, Design, the Visual Designer will be part of the team that includes other visual designers, senior visual designers, production designer, and a creative director, as well as small group of student design interns (CO-OPs). The visual designer partners with multiple teams within Enrollment Management (EM) and joins the multimedia team to round out the creative team within the EM marketing group at Northeastern University.

In this role, the Visual Designer will ideate and create on behalf of the University, working with the Creative Director, Associate Director, Design, and act as a support to senior visual designer(s). Projects will range from highly art directed to ones with more creative leeway while keeping within the brand identity of the University.

The Creative Team is responsible for conceiving, producing, and presenting content across the enrollment lifecycle for both digital and offline marketing vehicles. The Visual Designer must bring demonstrable experience in design across print and offline collateral; employ professional, proactive, and collegial communication; and be responsive, collaborative, empathetic, and flexible while working within an often fast-paced environment.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required
  • At least two to five years of prior visual design experience
  • Must have a strong design acumen and creative concepting
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent projects at varying stages of production
  • Keen time management and communications skills
  • Robust willingness to collaborate and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and effectively pitch creative concepts that appeal to a broad range of prospective student groups: undergraduate, graduate, bachelor's completion, doctoral, certificates, etc.
  • Editorial design, art direction, and social media design experience a plus
  • Additional creative software expertise (video, animation, audio, etc.) a plus
  • An understanding of usability and user-centric design a plus
  • Illustration, animation, and photography skills a plus

A cover letter, resume, and digital portfolio showcasing high-quality cross-platform examples.

Position Type

Marketing and Communications

Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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