Designer for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Orlando, FL


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Orlando, FL - Full time

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Orlando, FL - Full time

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As a Designer for HMH’s in-house creative agency, you’ll act as a visual storyteller, helping to market our educational programs and campaigns. As a Designer, you’re expected to have a broad range of skills across print and digital media.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conceive of, design, and produce a compelling marketing and sales collateral that meets the brand’s guidelines, strengthens messaging, and draws the reader into the clearly-defined content.
  • Partner with other designers to ensure new campaigns exemplify best in class, cohesive design while meeting creative brief requirements, carefully executing font, photography, and design layout.
  • Display knowledge of existing creative, leverage that creative for efforts along a campaign, and ensure that there are not overlaps of key branding elements across various campaigns.
  • Create (and refer to) style guides for campaigns, translate intent into a brand identity system, and ensure that design/production colleagues have the guidelines necessary to work on other efforts along a given campaign.
  • Communicate any issues regarding schedules and bandwidth to design manager so that projects are kept on schedule.
  • Stay on top of digital and design best practices to continually enhance your own design skills and expertise.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in graphic design or related field

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat; willingness and ability to create an elegant, designed “feel” in programs such as PPT and Word that were not written primarily as design vehicles, knowledge of Excel
  • Proven track record in developing compelling creative work for complex clients and businesses
  • Experience developing strong client relationships
  • Speed and agility; ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, developing creative design within tight deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Expertise in digital channels and marketing

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Experience Level

Entry Level

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners.

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