• Career Opportunities at AASCU

    Support the organization’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, accountability, ownership, and adherence to policies and procedures.

    Graphic Designer

    Creates designs, layouts and images for a variety of projects and programs including newsletters, reports, AASCU magazine (Public Purpose), aascu.org (AASCU website), HTML headers; develops concepts for print and digital communications that insures consistency with AASCU branding; secures printing services and oversees work of printers and other vendors related to design and publishing functions.

    This position reports to the Creative Director for Print and Digital Media

    The Graphic Designer functions and responsibilities include: 

    • Develops and executes designs for association publications (e.g. conference programs and promotions, monographs, policy briefs), selected digital communications, and the AASCU website based on branding guidelines and protocols; ensures consistency in application of the AASCU brand in both print and digital expressions; arranges for digital project or publication reviews by designated communications staff or other association staff as appropriate.
    • Serves as project manager for various print and digital design projects; works with designated communications staff to insure a timely production, publishing and distribution schedule for print materials and other products requiring design.  
    • Under the direction of the Creative Director develops layouts for the AASCU magazine, selects appropriate images/editorial art, lays out editorial content; serves as communications liaison with printer; works with vendor to ensure quality printing and timely delivery.



    • Bachelor of arts or a bachelor of fine arts in graphic design.
    • One-three years of graphic design experience, preferably in both print and digital design.
    • Demonstrated artistic capacity including strong typography skills, conceptual abilities and understanding of advanced graphic design techniques.
    • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and the ability to work seamlessly between these applications.

    Portfolios are required

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