LEAD DESIGNER, Marketing & Communications, Interactive Design
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 23500428770111
Boston University's Interactive Design division is nestled within the department of Marketing & Communications. The Interactive Design department is always buzzing with innovative designers, developers, and copywriters, all of whom have a deep knowledge and passion for BU culture. We are looking for a lead designer who is talented, conscientious, and loves to design interactive projects for websites, editorial stories, and digital communications projects.
Through collaboration and sharing of ideas, you'll learn to be a stronger designer, how to structure complex websites, and how to work with content strategy and architecture. You'll learn about WordPress and how it works in a managed environment with over 2,000 sites. You'll probably teach us a few things, too! This is an exciting opportunity to work on diverse projects with various partners in the university community. You'll work closely with a team of copywriters, project managers, photographers, and developers while ensuring the project meets high standards of quality and addresses the client's strategic goals all while being around some nice people. If you've been nodding your head as you read this, we want to hear from you! Apply now.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more! Marketing & Communications at Boston University values intellectual, cultural, and social diversity among its staff and students. We remain steadfast in our dedication to building a team that is inclusive and equitable and a place where all can thrive. For all positions, we are looking for individuals who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment and who are flexible and creative.
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Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience creating and improving online services through outstanding design.
Extraordinary oral and written communication skills. Special consideration for candidates with experience in marketing/branding, information architecture, and/or technical development.
Requires flexibility and adaptability to new technology in a changing environment.
Direct experience with Windows and Mac platforms, Microsoft Office, and latest Adobe and Macromedia suites.
Proficiency with HTML and CSS.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, appropriate design and content management software.
Experience assessing, prioritizing and solving technical problems related to web design.
Ability to manage several projects simultaneously with limited direct supervision.
Ability to work on teams with colleagues from several BU departments/organizations.
Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Boston University is no small operation. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming.
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