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Graphic Designer, Inbound Content
2U
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit samples of your work or a link to your digital portfolio with your resume and application

We are seeking a thoughtful and talented graphic designer to join our growing team of inbound content designers on the 2U marketing team. This position will work closely with marketing managers, content specialists, journalists, editors and web developers, to create powerful, visual stories that are published on our university partner program blogs. This position will have creative freedom and be responsible for managing his/her work and relationships with the team. 

The inbound marketing team is a group of highly energetic and creative individuals who strive to create high-quality, innovative content in an ever-evolving field. The graphic designer position is responsible for creating, supporting, and art directing all visual content produced by the inbound team.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
Design a wide variety of content on behalf of our higher-education partners, including: mini-sites, infographics, data visualizations, and more 
Thoughtfully integrate writing and design to create exceptional visual stories and digital experiences
Help drive inbound content strategy by providing feedback in creative briefs and contributing ideas throughout the creative process
Take direction from creative briefs and collaborate with the team to create strategic content that fulfills inbound marketing goals
Communicate directly with internal stakeholders to successfully and efficiently meet the requirements of a project
Partner with web developers to create responsive mini-sites and landing pages
Continuously discover and share found inspiration and new industry best practices to maximize efficiency and creativity
Manage multiple projects and remain flexible through revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail
Eloquently present design work

Things That Must Be in Your Background: 
Bachelor's degree in design required; master’s a plus
Minimum 4 years of design experience
Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite
Expert typography skills
Proficient understanding of multimedia design
Basic understanding of HTML/CSS
Creative problem solving skills, conceptual thinking and a strong portfolio
Meticulous attention to detail
Collaborative, team-player mentality
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Openness to feedback and willingness to take direction 
Ability to assert ideas, take initiative and drive projects 

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role and at 2U: 
Inbound content marketing and/or content design experience
Experience working with writers and editors
Strong writing skills
Data visualization experience and/or solid math skills
Understanding of accessible design and accessibility standards
Leadership
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Job Details
LOCATION
Lanham, MD 20706
Employment Status
Full-time
Experience
Mid-level
Skills
Design
Industry
Education
POST DATE: 04.19.2017
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