POSITION FILLED – Visual Designer

Date: October 28, 2023 Position Available: Visual Designer Position Reports to: Director of Web Operations Department: Marketing and Communications FLSA Status: Exempt Schedule: Full-time; Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please apply online: https://franciscan.edu/visual-designer/ POSITION SUMMARY The Visual Designer will contribute in a broad manner to the University’s online marketing and communications efforts by creating and applying a universal brand family digital style guide. The Visual Designer will assist in creating assets which will accompany all digital marketing efforts across all platforms (from email to social media). Additionally, the visual designer will provide support for the various University brands. This will be exercised in the form of web content editing, conceptual framework design, and other web collaboration needs across all stages of website development. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Create user-centered mockups of websites, advertisements, or mobile app features with Adobe XD or similar software. Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s voice through its visual touchpoints. 2. Perform content updates on web platforms. 3. Collaborate with the web developers, graphic designers, and other digital marketing professionals to achieve team goals. 4. Provide design support for and review submissions from the web content managers across campus; optimizing the content in accordance with the University’s web branding guide. 5. Redesign existing apps as needed to meet users’ changing needs. 6. Develop social media content, logos, and other promotional designs as needed. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University’s needs. REQUIREMENTS Must believe, promote and have a strong commitment to the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following: Work Experience • Extensive experience designing engaging and beautiful visual assets across multiple platforms • 3+ years experience in visual and interactive design • 1+ years experience in web content editing • 2+ years experience in web application design Competencies • Displays initiative; doesn’t wait to be told or asked to do something, and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers • Effectively blends analysis, experience, and intuition in the decision-making process • Can facilitate and/or contribute to effective brainstorming • Quickly and accurately interprets customers’ needs and recommends optimal solutions, and is effective at gaining cooperation • Consistently checks work for accuracy, appropriateness, and completeness • Juggle multiple projects while effectively managing timelines and expectations Education/Credentials: • The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, fine arts, visual communications, or a related field. • Must also have experience in web design, digital design, and graphic design. Experience in any of the following areas is a plus: o Product design o User experience design o Prototyping o Wireframes o Experience brainstorming with other designers o Preserving and growing a brand identity Technical Skills • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite with emphasis on InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD, or other products like Webflow • Familiarity with HTML & CSS Workplace Factors • Some evening and weekend hours required • Sits or stands in front of computer for long periods of time • Works in front of a computer for long periods of time • Some bending, lifting required, ability to lift 20 lbs. Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University. Please apply online: https://franciscan.edu/visual-designer/ For other information and job postings, visit our website at https://www.franciscan.edu Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.






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