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Cengage Learning Graphic Designer in Massachusetts

Locations to hire in – U.S. Remote – East Coast Hours Preferred

Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?

At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.

Are we right for you?

We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first.

We’re seeking a multi-disciplinary designer to join the Corporate Communications team in the Office of the CEO. This group leads external communications, public relations, and internal communications efforts for Cengage. The team is also responsible for social media and digital properties, such as Cengage’s LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Glassdoor, Indeed and the Cengage website.

As the sole graphic designer on this team, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to create collateral and visual assets that bring Cengage’s brand identity and mission to life.

What you'll do here:

  • Collaborate with the communications team to tell the Cengage story through visual avenues, driving creative strategy to align with ongoing communications campaigns and developing assets and collateral to promote major press announcements and internal initiatives.

  • Lead all aspects of Cengage’s corporate visual identity, including updating the Brand Style Guide and working to establish and maintain consistency in corporate branding.

  • Support the full life cycle of creative development, from conceptualizing creative assets, copywriting graphic and video content, executing design creation and revisions.

  • Proactively suggest creative ideas that align with ongoing campaigns and/or further efforts to help meet overall team goals. Deeply integrate with the communications team in order to take a holistic, strategic approach to designing creative assets.

  • Bring your creativity to bear on corporate fact sheets, investor materials, infographics, reports, short gifs/videos, professional PPTs, and graphics for the website.

  • Work closely with other members of the corporate communications team to build graphics and visual templates to enhance communication with employees.

  • Partner with the Digital Communications Manager on social media assets to be used across a variety of social channels

  • Leverage your design skills to up-level PPT presentations and reports to better depict Cengage’s mission and vision in front of an investor audience.

Skills you will need:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in graphic design, ideally working on design for integrated, cross-channel marketing and communications efforts.

  • Diverse skillset – deep expertise in static graphic design, but ability to work on short video and gif projects as well for digital channels.

  • Experience with PPT design required.

  • Mastery of Adobe design software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).

  • Keen eye for detail and brand standards, along with a mix of creative and technical know-how.

  • Solid understanding of animation and video editing.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, with an appetite to learn and work hard in a collaborative, team environment.

  • A creative problem solver with a proactive attitude who will take ownership of suggesting design ideas to help meet team goals.

  • Strong communication skills, well-practiced at updating team members about the status of projects in a timely manner.

  • Solid understanding of creative best practices (around accessibility, designing for the web, etc.).

  • A stand-out portfolio of design work.

  • Basic copywriting experience is preferred.

  • Agency experience is a plus.

  • Experience with website content management systems a plus.

Cengage is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengage’s EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen (https://p.widencdn.net/pdvq6j/EEO_Policy_Statement_January_2017) and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (http://embed.widencdn.net/pdf/plus/cengage/ybs5gt19ik/eeopost-merged.pdf) by visiting their corresponding links.

Cengage is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations.ta@cengage.com or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.

About Cengage

Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. Employees reside in nearly 40 countries with sales in more than 125 countries around the world. Visit us at www.cengage.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

Cengage, an education technology company serving millions of learners in 165 countries and territories, advances the way students learn through quality, digital experiences. We serve the K-12, higher education, professional, library, English language teaching, and workforce training markets worldwide. We believe that through the power and joy of learning, students can enrich their lives and achieve their dreams – no matter their age, experience, abilities, or environment. Our industry-leading products and services make education more accessible and affordable, including Cengage Unlimited, the first-of-its-kind all-access digital subscription service. Visit us at http://www.cengage.com/ or find us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/cengage-learning/mycompany/) , Facebook , or Twitter (https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/twitter.com/CengageLearning__;!!MXVguWEtGgZw!aJM6MqVIQGDoWSYaJ6CU3EZyn3SnQfIs5kCHxkrWiy4_XmXapqpMK0qgZUq02AuBC1E$) .

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