Design Assistant at Manhattan College

Posted on: 06/17/2022

Location: (ON-SITE)

full time

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Tags: indesign illustrator photoshop

**Position Summary** Manhattan College Marketing and Communication department is seeking a talented, motivated Graphic Design Assistant with 2-4 years’ experience to join and collaborate with our creative team. In this role, the successful candidate will be ready to develop their existing skills by working on a wide range of print and digital projects for all campus departments. This candidate will have strong understanding of color, page layout and typography and be able to work within branding guidelines to help the team produce the best work possible. This role will require a hands-on approach with all projects from ideation through production. **Job Responsibilities** · Assist the Senior Graphic Designer to create a wide range of marketing materials that promote, support and build the Manhattan College brand. This includes but is not limited to, flyers, posters, signage, brochures, one sheets, social media graphics, invitations and more. · Bring fresh ideas and approaches to design while creating innovative marketing communications consistent with brand and creative standards. · Collaborate and effectively communicate with all departments and team members as well as outside vendors throughout the process on all projects. · Additional duties as assigned **Job skills and requirements** · B.A. in Graphic Design (preferred) with 2-4 years of designing experience · Creative visual thinker with a strong design portfolio · Must have proficiency in Adobe CC programs (including but not limited to) InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat; along with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word and Excel · Familiar with print production and color theory for both print and digital media · Understanding of branding and brand guidelines · Able to work independently and as a part of a team on a broad variety of priorities in a fast-paced environment · Excellent organizational and communication skills · Experienced with digital photography and editing · Be extremely detailed orientated and able to multitask under tight deadlines and changing priorities · Knowledge of animation, motion graphics, HTML, photography are a plus