Art Director, Advancement Communications

Dartmouth College k

Hanover, NH

Jun 7
Job Description

Dartmouth's Office of Advancement Communications seeks an experienced Art Director whose work will help colleagues in Alumni Relations and Development achieve their goals by working in partnership with the Creative Director to create and produce great designs and inspire others on the design team to take creativity to the next level. The successful candidate will co-manage the design team by training, assigning, scheduling and delegating projects to in-house designers, overseeing creative concepting, and mentoring staff; collaborate with digital, editorial teams in developing marketing plans, and aligning team priorities with business objectives to deliver high-quality work on time and on budget.
A Bachelor's degree in graphic design, or similar discipline with 10+ years' experience as a professional graphic designer with 5+ years of experience in management role; proficiency with design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite; exceptional capability with creative concepting, typography, layout, and prototyping; highly skilled with leading a team of creative talent; strong creative vision; ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Experience in a wide range of graphic design projects in all media; solid knowledge of photography and video production. Prior experience as an art director preferred. The ideal candidate will have the creative spark, strong visual sensibility, initiative and cool temperament to produce great work in a demanding, agency-like environment. You will be client focused, team oriented, deadline driven with the ability to "turn on a dime" when priorities change. Proficiency in all design related programs and languages on Mac including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and UX design tools (Sketch, InVision) preferred.
This is a great opportunity to join the Advancement division at Dartmouth College as it is engaged in a period of transformative growth and enhancement to its academic enterprise – including teaching, research, and residential life – all fueled by strong philanthropic support. Dartmouth Advancement offers competitive compensation, career development opportunities, and a beautiful northern New England setting with a superb quality of life. Here you will find a talented group of professionals who are engaged with one another as colleagues, neighbors, and friends.
To learn more about careers in Advancement at Dartmouth, please visit our careers site at http://advancement.dartmouth.org/careers. To explore this career opportunity, we are pleased to provide an online application process for you at https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/50706. If you have questions regarding our online process, please call 603-646-3411. Review of credentials will begin immediately.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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