Temporary Graphic Designer

  • Job Description:
    In-House mid-level designer reporting to the Creative Director executing the following tasks: * Primary responsibilities will be to design and manage projects of marketing materials for Teachers College and various departments from start to finish (logos, invitations, posters, brochures, evites, etc.). * Assist with laying out and designing for all publications (magazines and annual report). * Strong typography skills. * Good time management skills - must be organized, detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. * Proven skills and track record in graphic design, reflecting mastery of design programs and current technologies - InDesign, Creative Suite. * Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to present ideas, and participate in a team environment. * Ability to decipher information to create clear infographics that will be implemented in TC Today Magazine, the Annual Report, and any other marketing materials. * Able to contribute to the editorial process, and think about the big picture overall. * Must have attention to detail, and have the ability to start and complete all projects from initial design to production and prepress (responsible for color correcting/silos, etc). The ideal candidate will display a strong portfolio of marketing/branding, and publication design. Should be able to thrive in a fast-paced and highly creative environment. Takes direction well, and is a self starter.
  • Position: Designer
  • Area of Focus: Online
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Other
  • About Our Company: Teachers College, Columbia University, is the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the United States, and also perennially ranked among the nation’s best.
  • Company: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Contact Email:fekishazy@tc.columbia.edu
  • How to Apply: Please submit your application through our online site: https://careers.tc.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54154
  • Job Requirements: * Proven skills and track record in graphic design, reflecting mastery of design programs and current technologies - InDesign, Creative Suite * Good project management and time management skills - must be organized, detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines * Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to present ideas and participate in a team environment * Minimum of five years experience as a graphic designer for a publication or a publications/marketing department university, college or corporation Preferred Qualifications: * Some agency experience preferred, but not required * Bachelor's degree or degree from school of art & design * Web design experience a plus * Mag+ experience a plus
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