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Graphic Designer

Apply now Job no: 9278
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month), University Marketing, Hybrid


Creates and executes design solutions that fulfill client marketing objectives and support the university mission and brand

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and executes creative design solutions for assigned client projects that meet client communication objectives as well as maintain strong visual appearance, usability, and brand continuity
  • Updates existing designs for various departments throughout the university
  • Manages multiple projects while adhering to designated production schedules, budgets and deadlines
  • Participates in client meetings and coordinates client needs, including documenting clients suggestions; preparing design layouts, drafts, roughs, and comps; and presenting solutions to clients, as assigned
  • Coordinates projects with copywriters to meet client needs and production schedules
  • Creates print specifications in preparation for print production
  • Manages materials necessary for successful completion of projects, including electronic job files, updating portfolios and archiving of finished projects
  • Assists with photography searches and art direction, as assigned, as well as secures location and model releases when necessary
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends, as well as learns new software programs to enhance technical skills
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of an associate's degree or equivalent formal training program
  • Moderate amount of experience working in graphic design, print production or other related experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and XD

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's degree or equivalent formal training program in graphic design, fine arts, visual arts or in a related field of study


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire. 

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