Lead Designer

Jul 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Emerson College

Lead Designer

The Lead Designer at the Engagement Lab is responsible for building and maintaining the overall aesthetic of the Engagement Lab, from digital products and printed media to our physical space.
The person in this role will provide creative direction and graphic design expertise across all projects at the Lab, while managing and providing mentorship to Emerson College students hired as assistants to help with graphic design.
The ideal candidate should have training and professional experience in graphic design, web design, and user interface design. Experience with UX preferred. Must be comfortable working in a team across multiple projects, providing leadership, and prioritizing work across deadlines.
The ideal candidate is committed to the mission of the Engagement Lab, which is to investigate and create media and technology to reduce disparities in civic participation. From public health to public streets, the Engagement Lab specializes in playful approaches to data, art, and design.

Campus Location: Boston Campus

Required Knowledge:
3-5 years professional experience UI/UX and graphic design Familiarity with development management tools such as GitHub, MarvelApp, Sketch, Zeplin or ability to learn quickly Familiarity with Slack and Google Suite for team collaboration / communication Excellent written and verbal communication Experience with managing multiple projects (including logos, workspace considerations, social media, press image projects)

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge:
Experience working with students and collaborating on ad-hoc projects Illustration and painting experience

Required Prior Work Experience:
Degree in a media or design field, or equivalent work experience.

Diversity Statement:
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Open Date:

Classification Title: Career IC

Salary Grade: 16

Job Family: Individual Contributor

Job Duties:
Job Duties

To apply, please visit: www.emerson.edu


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