Slate Graphic Designer

Carnegie is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our Slate Optimization Division. The ideal candidate will be a highly creative and driven individual, eager to bring the latest design trends to the world of higher education. Responsibilities include creating digital and print marketing materials in a timely and consistent manner, closely following the client’s brand guidelines. Creativity, organization and strong professional communication skills are key to success in this role.


  • Overseeing execution of creative projects including but not limited to email campaigns, print mailers, digital ads, website design and social media content. 
  • Working in conjunction with team members to develop and refine concepts, campaigns and creative ideas that reflect a deep understanding of the target audience.
  • Participating and contributing in brainstorms, meetings and presentations.
  • Ensuring brand guidelines are accurately represented in all design work. 
  • Analyzing, reviewing and reporting on the effectiveness of email marketing campaigns.
  • Maintaining regular communication with the Vice President – Creative.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills:

  • 3+ of experience in graphic design 
  • High proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Functional knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Clear understanding of typography, layout, color theory and design fundamentals

Preferred Skills

  • Web content management or Slate experience a plus 
  • Higher education knowledge a plus
  • Adobe XD experience a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail, multi-tasking, prioritization and decision-making skills
  • Ability and willingness to expand technical skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to function as an equal partner in a small autonomous team
  • Friendly and easy-going, comfortable in a casual office environment
  • Responsive and clear communications style
  • Must be able to handle a variety of clients/projects simultaneously‍
  • Interpersonal skills to positively collaborate with team members and represent the company to clients

You Should Join Us!

We’re a fast-growing and innovative company, set apart by our incredible people. We’re a supportive, fun-loving group with diverse interests and talents. In addition to getting to work with fantastic people and do work you love, here are some items you can list in your “pros” column:

  • Private health/dental/vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous holiday and PTO package
  • Flexible work environment (remote, in-office, and hybrid roles)
  • Half-day summer Fridays
  • Fun company events and laid-back culture
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Industry exposure and professional development
  • Growing company with a family feel
  • Entrepreneurial approach and spirit

About Carnegie

For more than 30 years, Carnegie has been a leader and innovator in higher education marketing and enrollment strategy, offering groundbreaking services in the areas of Research, Strategy, Digital Marketing, Lead Generation, Slate Optimization, Student Search, Website Development, and Creative that generate authentic connections.

Learn more about who we are, what we do, and what we care about.

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