Web Designer

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 Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Associate Director of Digital Communications, the Web Designer will manage the Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management (GPEM) web presence supporting strategic enrollment goals. Employ best practices in web design. 
  • Modify, maintain, and design web content for University’s centralized graduate recruitment website. Manage pattern library and all style sheets. 
  • Collaborate with GPEM Admissions team, campus partners, and Enrollment Marketing to coordinate design and production of digital communication collateral including web content, email marketing campaigns, videos, and social media messaging. 
  • Partner with Enrollment Marketing and University Marketing Communications (UMC) to ensure all style, content and messaging is aligned within university brand standards. 
  • Design and construct recruitment-based tools within the GPEM landscape (such as emails and portals). 
  • Apply user interface/experience principles to design, maintain, and modify the website and related links and pages to ensure they are easy to understand and navigate. 
  • Provide expertise in Slate including best practices, content block, and dataset utilization. Assist GPEM staff with troubleshooting. 
  • Partner with Enrollment Systems Research and Reporting (ESRR) in providing recommendations based on analytics across communications and web presence
  • Support admissions team in Slate campaign strategies. Provide design recommendations based on message and audience. Continuously refresh branding based on industry trends. 
  • Perform other duties, tasks and assignments as required.

This position is currently hybrid with three days per week working at Loyola’s Water Tower Campus and two days per week working from home.

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two to four years of experience in design/marketing environment with a significant focus on Web projects and Web programming. 
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Art, Web Design, or related field. 
  • 2 + years of experience developing web pages in corporate, educational, or freelance environment.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and other visual design tools. 
  • Working knowledge of current (HTML,CSS, scripting) and emerging technologies.

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