USC Auxiliary Services, one of the largest divisions at The University of Southern California, is focused on making a difference for over 65,000 students, athletes, faculty, staff, and guests who visit our campuses each day. Â Through our innovative services, our six central business units (USC Bookstores, USC Hospitality, USC Housing, USC Transportation, the USC Hotel and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum) collectively create the best USC experience for future leaders, scientists, filmmakers, engineers, and doctors alike. Auxiliary Services works tirelessly to welcome all visitors into the Trojan family. We are driven to succeed by our commitment to uphold our six unifying values in Integrity, Excellence, Well-Being, Open Communication, Accountability, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
We are seeking a Web Designer to join our rapidly growing team.
The Web Designer focuses on a variety of graphic design tasks ranging from designing websites, landing pages, emails, and mobile experiences in support of our communication and marketing efforts. They are passionate about designing emails that delight users, and they ensure that all of our digital experiences are easy to use and intuitive. The Web Designer also supports the Marketing team in other areas such as logo/identity development, and general graphic design. The ideal candidate is a designer, not a developer, with a strong portfolio of digital creative work (websites, landing pages, email, social) and also has excellent taste in layout, color and typography.
Design eye-catching digital assets (including emails, display ads, mobile, social media graphics) leveraging a strong foundation in design principles and typography
Develop intuitive user interfaces for websites, landing pages, and mobile devices, meeting latest accessibility/usability/UX guidelines
Collaborate with copywriters and marketers to create highly engaging, responsive email and display marketing campaigns
Collaborate with developers and IT teams to ensure design concepts are fully realized
Develop mockups, use cases, user flows, and wireframes to reach most effective design solution
Design logos, identity, icons, illustrations, charts, posters, infographics, and other artwork as needed
Set production schedules for design projects; manage quality control by proofing artwork before submission for accuracy, design, color, format, alignment and legibility
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Understanding of design issues, including browser usability and cross-platform
Solid foundation in studio design, typography, printing and layout.
Work experience as a visual/graphic designer covering all aspects of artwork preparation,
printing, and website creation.
Requires thorough knowledge of typography, printing processes, selection of paper or other printing surfaces, and paper folding, binding and finishing.
Knowledge of desktop publishing systems and specialized equipment related to periodical production.
Preferred Field of Expertise:
Experience with animation, responsive and motion design, video editing, etc.
Understanding of web fundamentals, web development, various coding languages, as applicable, and search-engine optimization (SEO) best practices.
The Trojan Family Rewards:
We pride ourselves in creating the BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families including. For more information visit www.benefits.usc.edu.
This support advocates work-life balance and employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!
As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust, and synergy amongst all of its members.
USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degreeMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Understanding of design issues, including browser usability and cross-platform compatibility. Solid foundation in studio design, typography, printing and layout. Work experience as a visual/graphic designer covering all aspects of artwork preparation, printing, and website creation. Requires thorough knowledge of typography, printing processes, selection of paper or other printing surfaces, and paper folding, binding and finishing. Knowledge of desktop publishing systems and specialized equipment related to periodical production.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.