Graphic Designer

Cheng &Tsui
25 West Street
Boston, MA 02111
United States

Printing / Publishing
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
PartTime/Full Time
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

·         Work with the Creative Director to transform concepts into visual executions that articulate the Cheng & Tsui brand and deliver on business needs.

·         Develop clean and modern design aesthetic with exceptional sense for typography

·         Help manage graphic and multimedia design for both print and digital products, including coordinating with editorial, marketing, website, and technology teams, freelancers, and other vendors as needed.

·         Help execute design and production workflows for new and reprint projects.

·         Manage multimedia assets (including images, audio, video, and other multimedia assets) and design documents.

·         Help prepare detailed RFQs for typesetters, designers, illustrators, audio-video artists as needed; evaluate and negotiate rates for work.

·         Traffic, review, and proof design and typesetting drafts to ensure all design work meets company’s quality guidelines, branding standards.

·         Participate in designing websites of all types—ecommerce, companion, distance learning, classroom, community, etc.—for attractive visuals, animation, interactive media, and ease-of-use interfaces together with web and editorial development teams.

·         Work with marketing team on all marketing collaterals’ design needs, whether in print or on the web.

·         Collaborate with internal teams to ensure transparent communication, cross-training, resource balancing, and finding solutions to problems.

·         Must be flexible and help wherever the need arises even if the tasks are outside the primary areas of responsibilities.

Job Requirements
• B.F.A. or B.A. degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum 6 years’ relevant experience in design and book production, preferably in educational publishing, both print and digital.
• Ability to handle deadline pressures and to manage successfully multiple projects at once.
• Desire to work in a small, entrepreneurial environment where you will have varied opportunities and responsibilities and are expected to pitch in hands-on wherever needed.
• Highly organized and thorough, with exceptional written and oral communication skills, problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
• Demonstrated expertise with latest versions of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat).
• Experience with typesetting (PDF workflow) and pre-press processes.
• Self-starter who appreciates working collaboratively in a small, dynamic team environment, with a strong work ethic of continuous learning.
• Interest in Asian languages and cultures a plus.

Cheng &Tsui
Erika Hunt
25 West Street
Boston MA 02111
United States