Category: Marketing and Communications
Location: Adelphi, MD
Requisition ID: 10004699
Web and Graphic Designer
Office of Marketing
Exempt, Regular, 100%-Full Time, Pay Grade 1.3
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Web and Graphic Designer in the Office of Marketing. Reporting to the Director, Web and Graphic Design, the Web and Graphic Designer will develop consumer-facing digital and print materials that support the department’s goals to build a compelling brand and motivate prospective students to enroll at UMUC. Designers are responsible for designing web pages, landing pages, HTML email templates, social media messages, motion graphics, brochures, event materials, flyers, and other projects, as requested primarily by the Integrated Marketing team. Under the direction of the Director, Web and Graphic Design, the designer will work collaboratively with various teams in Marketing Services to ensure effective deliverables.
Specific responsibilities include:
Develop designs and solutions that are visually appealing, based on best practices, reinforce the brand value proposition, and drive results
Ensure understanding of requested work, importance to the organization and desired deliverables
Work with assigned writers/editors to ensure that design and content align
Work collaboratively with the marketing services team on digital and print projects
Required education and experience:
3+ years professional experience primarily in digital design
Expert knowledge of Adobe CC, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
Familiarity with HTML and CSS
Working knowledge of After Effects
Experience designing websites, landing pages, and HTML e-mails
Experience designing, editing, and developing digital banner ads and motion graphics
Understanding of interactive best practices, usability, mobile, and responsive design
Outstanding digital and print portfolio readily available for review
Strong type and layout skills across a variety of platforms, as well as the ability to take the design lead on high-profile projects
Extraordinary attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Self-motivated team player capable of multitasking
Exceptional work quality in a fast-paced environment
Excellent listening, collaborative, team-player skills
Working knowledge of Adobe Animate
Experience with a broad range of social media platforms a plus
Experience with UX (User experience) a plus
Advertising experience a plus
In addition to submitting a resume and application, please attach or link your portfolio for review.
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.
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