The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a non-profit higher education association, seeks a graphic designer with a professional aesthetic and attention-getting ideas to join our high-performing Communications team.
The Marketing Designer creates and implements HLC print, electronic, video, and other communications; provides graphic design support and brand management for HLC; and collaborates in developing, implementing, and supporting HLC programs, services, and initiatives.
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is the largest accrediting agency in the United States, serving approximately 1,000 member colleges and universities. HLC has approximately 60 employees. HLC offers a rich benefits package: The HLC office is closed the week of Dec. 24–Jan. 1, employer contribution of 10% of base salary to a retirement plan, and 20 vacation days. On a pilot basis, HLC will be implementing a hybrid work environment. During this time, the Marketing Designer is expected to work on site at the HLC office in the Chicago Loop at least two days per week. HLC requires all staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to work at the HLC office or attend HLC events in-person.
HLC is an equal opportunity employer.If you may require reasonable accommodations in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to email@example.com.
Qualifications and Competencies:
1-3 years experience in graphic design
Portfolio of design work to demonstrate creativity and design implementation
Ability to translate words into images
Experience with standard office software and technology, including Adobe Creative Suite software, web content management, HTML, CSS, and Web form and survey tools
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated flexibility, dependability, and responsibility
Ability to multi-task and to work independently and collaboratively
Submit cover letter, resume, and a link to your portfolio to Designer@hlcommission.org Electronic submissions in one PDF file are preferred. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please do not call or email to inquire about the position.
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is the largest accrediting agency in the United States, serving approximately 1,000 affiliated colleges and universities. HLC has approximately 60 employees. HLC offers a rich benefits package: The HLC office is closed the week of Dec. 24-Jan. 1, employer contribution of 10% of base salary to a retirement plan, and 20 vacation days