Quinnipiac University

Temporary Graphic Designer

4 weeks ago(11/22/2017 12:41 PM)
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Integrated Marketing Communications


The Office of Brand Strategy and Integrated Communications at Quinnipiac University has an opportunity for a Temporary Graphic Designer.This role will report to the Senior Director, Marketing Operations within the office of Brand Strategy and Integrated Communications. In this fast-paced role, the graphic designer will work collaboratively with editors, photographers, designers, and producers to develop design concepts for a variety of print and digital channels. The Graphic Designer ensures that all assets comply with brand standards.


This is a temporary assignment and is non-benefits eligible.


The Office of Brand Strategy & Integrated Communications is responsible for university-wide brand and marketing communications strategy, planning, execution and reporting across all university communications channels. The scope of responsibility is segmented into the following five core functions:
1. Brand Strategy, Identity, Apparel/Merchandise & Licensing, Communications Governance
2. Brand Marketing Communications Planning and Execution
3. Schools Marketing Communications Planning and Execution
4. Digital Experience Planning & Production
5. University Creative Services


About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.



  • Work closely with the marketing leadership team to provide innovative creative solutions for key communication pieces that support University initiatives
  • Produce high-quality and effective design solutions for various projects including, but not limited to, brochures, advertisements (print and digital), invitations, social media graphics, promotional merchandise and print/digital signage
  • Maintain brand standards across all communications
  • Develop print and digital templates
  • Modify existing layouts using new specifications
  • Work closely with team members, including other designers, copy editors and writers, to meet tight deadlines
  • Work with production team to produce accurate, print-ready files
  • Adhere to all file management protocols and maintain an organized workflow

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts or related field required
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in graphic design
  • Advanced user of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Bridge and Microsoft Office

  • Extensive experience with print and digital production; must have online portfolio showcasing design work

  • Must be resourceful and stay abreast of industry trends 
  • Excellent time-management and budget management skills


Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. Candidates must submit work samples with their application materials.


Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.


Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: 2017-2357



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