Design Assistant


: $64,820.00 - $105,150.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Graphic Design/CAD

Section I: ?Scope

Design Assistant

The Manhattan College Marketing and Communication department is looking for a motivated and collaborative design assistant with one to two years of graphic design/marketing experience to join and support our creative team. The designer will assist the department in the production in a variety of projects, ranging from print-based publications and advertising to web design, digital newsletters and social media work.?


Section II: ?Responsibilities

Reports to: ? Assistant Director of Design

Responsibilities: ??

?Develops effective design solutions for internal and external audiences across various platforms (print, web, mobile)
?Visually interprets our brand strategy and mission
?Works with printers on publications and manages production schedules
?Serves as the art director and coordinator for photo shoots
?Administrative duties as needed for the department

Section III: ?Qualifications


The ideal candidate is: ?

?creative and shows initiative, a strong visual thinker with a strong design portfolio
?enthusiastic about design and typography
?experienced with digital photography and editing
?able to work independently and as a part of a team on a broad variety of priorities in a fast-paced environment?
?flexible to changes, requests and deadlines?
?detail-oriented and organized
?able to work closely and collaboratively with diverse groups of people
?has strong communication skills


B.A. in Graphic Design (preferred)
1 to 2 years of experience?
Proficiency in Creative Suite programs (including but not limited to) InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; Microsoft (PowerPoint, Word), and Keynote
Knowledge of illustration, animation, motion graphics, HTML, Final Cut Pro, photography and/or writing/editing skills are a plus


Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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