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Graphic Designer

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Media Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

The Graphic Designer will assist with the daily activities supporting the university’s creative strategy team. Under creative direction and using established visual identity guidelines, the graphic designer will assist in the development and execution of university marketing collateral, with a strong focus on philanthropy initiatives. Examples include donor campaigns, direct mail solicitations, email campaigns, event design, newsletters, publications, stewardship, crowdfunding and social media.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Design and/or make content modifications for a variety of marketing collateral and others as assigned by the Director of Creative Strategy & Brand Management
  • Demonstrate strong ability to collaborate with clients, copywriters, and graphic design team to execute designs and adhere to university brand, based on direction provided by the Creative Director
  • Prepare accurate and efficient design files for prepress and printing. Attend press checks as necessary to maintain quality control and ensure materials are printed correctly and timely to meet deadlines.
  • Participate in weekly creative meetings and 1:1 to discuss performance or project intake
  • Ability to receive feedback on creative work
  • Maintain project status using department's project management software

**Portfolio of relevant work is required, please include URL on resume or upload necessary files with your application
  • Bachelor's degree required in Graphic Arts, Advertising, Design, Marketing, or other related field with 3+ year's experience
  • Preferred experience working with Higher Ed Philanthropy and Communications departments; agency experience a plus
  • Computer fluency in Mac
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in Canva a plus
  • Knowledge and understanding of typography and hierarchy
  • Strong ability to transform requirements into design
  • Proficient in multi-page layout
  • An innate understanding of design principles and a meticulous eye for detail
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a creative team
  • Strong ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously with demanding deadlines
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player with strong work ethic
  • Graciously accepts constructive critique
  • Digital and Print production process knowledge
  • Research and keep current on new materials, methods and techniques of production and as related to graphic design, printing, presentations, computer graphic hardware and software
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