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Graphic Designer

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has a full-time position available for a Graphic Designer. This individual will be responsible for developing creative visual concepts, and designs, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate internal and external audiences. The Graphic Designer will develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements (both digital and print), brochures, websites, publications, landing pages, and reports for the Franklin University enterprise. Activities and deliverables will align closely with marketing strategies and campaigns to reinforce the Franklin message.  

The Graphic Designer must be a visual problem solver who will solve various communication challenges via the combination of typography, graphics, imagery, and in some cases, sound (e.g. motion and web).  The Graphic Designer must be able to design in the digital space and be technically-savvy. In addition to technical ability and inherent talent, they must be able to work in a deadline-driven environment and be able to work independently, as well as with groups.

This position will combine art and technology to communicate ideas through images and the layout of digital and printed assets. Identity and branding knowledge is a key as the position will work with the many Franklin sub brands and brand extensions. The Graphic Designer will work with photographers and writers to decide how images and text will go together in print or in digital situations. Through the use of images, text, and color, the positional may be asked to transform statistical data into visual graphics and diagrams, to make complex ideas more accessible.

We seek someone with a Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in graphic design or related field and a minimum of three years’ experience in marketing, communications, graphic design and/or advertising. Knowledge of non-profits would be a plus.  The successful candidate must be creative, receptive to change, self-disciplined, and able to work in a fast-paced environment to meet multiple deadlines on a variety of projects. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Strong project management skills. Excellent organizational and analytical abilities. Strong computer proficiency with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Adobe Creative Cloud or Suite, and other design software.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.