Web and Digital Designer - EMC

Loyola University Chicago

Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students.

Nearly 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 10 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School.

Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.


Position Details

Web and Digital Designer - EMC
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Reporting to the Senior Graphic Designer, the Enrollment Marketing Web and Digital Designer (WDD) is responsible for the creation and delivery of a wide range of web, digital, and print projects. The Designer must have the skills to work within brand guidelines, while thinking outside the box to produce creative and effective designs.

The WDD collaborates directly with content production and advertising colleagues in Enrollment Marketing as they initiate enrollment marketing strategy and tactics for the Undergraduate Admission Office (UAO), Graduate Professional Enrollment Management (GPEM), other Enrollment Management offices, and colleges, schools and programs across the university.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively with Enrollment Marketing colleagues, designs and creates enrollment marketing collateral across channels and platforms (e.g., email marketing, social media, digital advertising, landing pages, print) 
  • In collaboration with content strategist, writer, Senior Content Producer, and Director of Advertising, develops and manages design of Enrollment Marketing landing pages, adapting content based on performance of pages, as well as interfacing with digital agency 
  • Develops and updates email campaigns in collaboration with content strategist, writer, UAO, GPEM, Financial Aid, Student Academic Services, etc. 
  • Collaborates closely with Enrollment Marketing content production team to understand and interpret project needs, marketing goals, messaging points, and desired tone for various projects implementing it all in the design work 
  • Collaborates closely with Enrollment Marketing advertising team on advertising creative 
  • Maintains University Marketing and Communications brand standards 
  • Works with University Marketing and Communications, as well as other design colleagues at Loyola, on data asset management 
  • Maintains proficiency with the latest graphic and digital design software through self-directed learning, participating in professional development courses, or attending training as needed 
  • Works with vendors to coordinate cost estimates, distribute files, review proofs, oversee final quality control of projects, handle invoicing 
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design 
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in web and digital design 


  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and other visual design tools 
  • Portfolio of web and digital design work that demonstrates expertise 
  • Experience designing for the web; basic front-end development (HTML/CSS) and understanding of UX (User Experience) and UI (User Interface) 
  • Experience preparing files and working with offset and digital print vendors 
  • Strong project and time management skills; proven ability to prioritize multiple, complex projects in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present and articulate concepts and potential solutions 
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Familiarity with offset and digital printing processes (pre-press, press checks, finishing) as well as printing bids, estimates and format recommendations. 
  • Motivated by challenges and interested in professional growth 
  • Interest in supporting the mission of Loyola University Chicago and the values of a Jesuit education

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and other visual design tools 
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet, and email applications. Project Management software preferred

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