Multimedia Designer

US-NY-New York | US-NY-Old Westbury
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1332
Division
Creative Services
# of Openings
1
Position Type
Staff
Category
Marketing

Overview

 

Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.

Responsibilities

 

The Office of Communications and Marketing (C&M) of New York Institute of Technology is responsible for building the reputation, enhancing the brand, and promoting the academic and programmatic offerings of this global university.

 

The newly created position of multimedia designer will help develop the school’s blossoming digital footprint and identity by working with graphic designers, web producers, and content developers, as well as writers, marketers, and videographers, on the creation of content-driven infographics and their integration into  motion graphics for use in digital media (including web, mobile apps, online ads, html emails, social media, digital signage, presentations, and more) and occasionally, other nontraditional and print media.

 

We’re looking for someone to create infographics and make them come alive through a combination of static and motion graphic techniques, including but not limited to:

  • Creation of original illustration
  • Creation of original infographics

 

The ideal candidate will be a team player who is motivated, inspired, detail-oriented, and strategic, has a strong visual sense and understanding of typography who is also in tune with social networking capabilities and web trends and how these tools are used by various audiences. The position reports to the Art Director and may be based at either NYIT’s Manhattan campus at Columbus Circle or at our Long Island (Old Westbury) campus.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Translate content – especially data-rich content – into visuals for digital and print presentations.
  • Create motion graphics in a multitude of formats for use on the website, social media, texts, html email blasts, advertising, digital signage, and mobile apps.
  • Contribute to visual messaging that supports recruitment, retention, brand awareness, reputation, and priorities of the university.
  • Develop iconographic illustrations that enhance NYIT’s visual identity and simplify communications.
  • Work with design colleagues, web content developers, UX/UI designer, and videographer to develop a visual ‘language’ in concert with NYIT’s existing branding and web style guidelines.
  • Be a team player, first and foremost.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, illustration, motion graphics or related discipline required
  • Two years of practical work experience as an animator, illustrator or motion graphic designer
  • Skilled in creating 2D computer animation or 3D is a plus
  • Wizard in Adobe Creative Cloud (After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop), and skills in FinalCut Pro or Premiere, and other related programs
  • Ability to illustrate and design infographics
  • Demonstrated experience in multiple platforms, compositing and typographic design
  • Flexible, deadline driven, collaborative, and able to confidently deliver graphics with complete accuracy
  • Maintain knowledge of latest relevant software and technologies
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

 

Be sure to include a show reel or portfolio link in your application along with a cover letter and resume!

 

 

 

 

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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