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Hybrid Designer- Visual, UI and UX Design

Apply now Job no: 508299
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: External Affairs

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


About the Opportunity:

As a true hybrid designer, you possess a solid visual design background with strong typography, colors, grid system, and layout. You find joy in empathizing with and learning from user types, and your portfolio displays a strong understanding of design research, user experience, and visual design principles. Above all, you are excited about creating experiences that will help users positively meet their goals and engage with our brand.
The hybrid designer will report to the Creative Director and work collaboratively with our multidisciplinary team of strategists, project managers, designers, writers and developers.
The university is primarily in-person with reasonable flexibility. This position has a hybrid option.


Work with discipline leads to strategize and plan Provide visual expertise to multidisciplinary projects, UX wireframes and visual design Present designs solutions to team members and team leads – gather feedback and iterate

Collaborate with developers, sharing design ideas and prototypes to determine Document specs, prepare assets, and work with the development team to implement new designs Concept and author new components and patterns within the design system structure



• 5+ years of experience in multiple areas of design including UX, UI, branding or editorial in which proficiency in typography, color theory, and layout are demonstrated
• Solid experience and understanding of user-centric design
• Demonstration of delivering exceptional user-centered outcomes
• Proficiency in tools of the trade: Figma, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

Preferred Qualifications:

 Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

• 4+ years of experience using brand standards and design systems, including accessibility and globalization
• Experience in an enterprise design role

• Strong concepting and presentation skills
• Successful track record participating in interdisciplinary teams informed by stakeholder and user inputs


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Additional Information: 

Northeastern has partnered with the executive search firm, MICA Consulting Group for this position. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, sample of digital campaigns and salary requirements to:

Matt Gill, Managing Director

MICA Consulting Group: Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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