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Graphic Designer

Posted 17 days ago

Exciting opportunity at a leading higher education institution! The position is remote, with a requirement to live near Phoenix, AZ. This is a contract to hire position.

The Graphic Designer, Marketing works closely with a talented team of Creative Directors, Copywriters and Senior Designers to create and assist with digital marketing materials by following best practices and brand standards. The Graphic Designer pushes the boundaries of creative excellence, ensuring the highest quality creative output to create consistent and functional design.

Contract Duration: 3 months
Required Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design or in a related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience where one (1) year of relevant experience can replace every one (1) year of post-secondary education
  • One (1) year of experience in graphic design preferably in an agency or in-house setting

Desired Skills & Experience
  • A strong portfolio that showcases understanding and knowledge of design best practices
  • Strong design aesthetics with type, color and page layout design
  • Conceptual and critical thinking skills
  • Understanding of technical constraints for digital design
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable using Mac OS
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be motivated, flexible, detail-oriented, and collaborative with strong organizational skills.
  • Eager to learn and embrace constructive feedback

What You Will Be Doing

Daily Responsibilities
  • Design email campaigns, banner ads, interactive campaigns and social media campaigns, while maintaining brand guidelines.
  • Collaborate with senior designers and other creative partners to ensure that design meets and follows a project brief and complete the work requested.
  • Partner successfully with key stakeholders and senior creative team members across all channels to translate business needs into compelling and effective creative by developing a thorough understanding of stakeholder’s products/services.
  • Articulate work and design decisions to senior creative team members and project teams.
  • Manage multiple projects at once, with varying timelines and deliverables.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.

Perm benefits: 
We offer excellent benefits, an effective recognition program, and outstanding learning and development tools, including tuition vouchers for employees and their qualified family members.