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Web and Graphic Designer

Category: Marketing and Communications
Location: Adelphi, MD
Requisition ID: 10004699

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Web and Graphic Designer

Office of Marketing

Exempt, Regular, 100%-Full Time, Pay Grade 1.3

JOB DESCRIPTION

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree  

  • 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

Preferred experience

  • 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.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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