The University of Rochester is looking for an experienced and visionary Digital Designer to join a growing digital and web strategy team. This position is a remarkable opportunity to help shape the visual and digital brand of the University of Rochester, an international leader in higher education, research, and health care.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The digital designer will join a team of dynamic digital professionals in University Communications to execute distinctive work that raises awareness and enhances reputation. We are searching for a designer with an outstanding sense of design style paired with an incredible eye for detail.
An understanding of digital ecosystems and brand communications for complex organizations is a plus. Other qualifications include expertise in digital/web design, UI/UX design, interaction design, information design, wireframing, prototyping, and art direction.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
The University of Rochester is one of the world’s leading research universities and the region’s largest employer. Our 30,000+ employees are our greatest asset. They make significant contributions to improve our city, region, and world. The University is a welcoming and enriching place to build a career. Our compensation and benefits program includes comprehensive health care, robust retirement, wellness opportunities, tuition waivers, a home ownership program, staff awards and recognition programs, and other discounts and perks.
Conceptualizing and creating innovative and effective design wireframes and interactive prototypes for new and existing websites, newsletters, reports, presentations, and other digital/multimedia formats with an extreme attention to detail and in accordance with brand standards and guidelines.
Collaborating with web developers, designers, content strategists, and project managers to successfully execute distinctive work on time and according to specifications.
Enhancing and maintaining digital brand standards and design components to reflect strategic goals, benchmarking, user testing, web standards, and digital trends.
Using data, research, and best practices to advocate for design solutions that help the University deliver a consistent brand message and superior user experience.
B.A. in graphic/digital/web design and 5+ years of experience in digital design; agency experience preferred
Experience creating digital prototypes and strong understanding of UI/UX design, usability, and accessibility
Mastery of design tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Sketch, lnvision
Experience working in cross-functional teams and taking direction from senior team members; familiarity with Agile project management approaches preferred
Highly proficient writing and speaking in English with strong presentation skills
Compelling portfolio of distinctive work that spans digital design, typography, iconography, and storytelling across a range of digital mediums
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online. Please include a resume with cover letter. CLICK HERE TO APPLY!
The University of Rochester does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law in matters of admissions, employment, housing or services or in the educational programs or activities it operates.