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Associate Art Director, Advancement


This is a Full-time position in Richmond, VA posted July 10, 2021.

About EABAt EAB, our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger.

We harness the collective power of more than 1,900 schools, colleges, and universities to uncover and apply proven practices and transformative insights.

And since complex problems require multifaceted solutions, we work with each school differently to apply these insights through a customized blend of research, technology, and services.

From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders, practitioners, and staff to accelerate progress and drive results across three key areas: enrollment management, student success, and institutional operations and strategy.At EAB, we serve not only our partner institutions but each other—that’s why we are always working to make sure our employees love their jobs and are invested in their community.

See how we’ve been recognized for this dedication to our employees by checking out our recent awards.

For more information, visit our Careers page.

 The Role in Brief:Associate Art Director, Advancement Marketing ServicesThe Associate Art Director helps plan and execute the art, design and other visual elements of effective direct marketing materials for a portfolio of higher education clients, including direct mail, marketing collateral, digital/social media display ads, email, landing pages and various client support materials, while ensuring overall production quality and effectiveness.

The position reports to the Senior Art Director and teams primarily with other Art Directors.

This role routinely works with client account teams, copywriters and digital marketing specialists and to create quality creative work that fulfills client goals and expectations.This role is based in Richmond, VA. Primary Responsibilities: Research and develop understanding of each assigned client (new and existing) including school history, annual fund objectives, current challenges, current messaging platform/pillars and brand/graphic assets for existing and newly assigned clients Understand, embrace and integrate clients’ brand (graphics and otherwise) in order to create and execute art, design and other direct marketing materials (mail, freemiums, email, webpages, social media display ads and more) to meet client objectives Optimize client response rates by creating effective marketing packages built on proven direct marketing principles, strategies and tactics Build emails and landing pages using HTML and CSS following best practices to ensure optimal performance across all email clients, browsers, and devices Work within our marketing automation platform to build email templates and web experiences Work within our content management system (CMS) to format content and configure functionality Collaborate with client account team members, copywriters and digital team to help create innovative campaigns and ultimately ensure quality and timeliness Prioritize and deliver work per established deadlines Maintain current and accurate files of creative reference materials for assigned clients Participate in team, creative and staff meetings, specifically client discovery and rediscovery discussions Keep up-to-date of emerging technologies and trendsBasic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field 1 years of work or internship experience in marketing or advertising environment Possesses and applies the fundamentals of design and production, including use of Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), the Macintosh operating system, Microsoft Word as well as a workflow/project management system Knowledge of best practices designing and coding HTML emails Experience hand-coding responsive websites with HTML and CSS Knowledge of graphic optimization and web animation Proven organizational skills and self-starter with ability to handle multiple priorities/deadlines in a fast-paced environmentIdeal Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to leverage direct marketing principles, think creatively and translate ideas into art, design and other visual elements Knowledge of and experience with web design and usability Print production and postal regulations and guidelines Animation and video design and execution, knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere A passion for design and the willingness to collaborate with and learn from other creative professionals Effective communication, teamwork and problem-solving skillsBenefits:Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package. Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents and domestic partners eligible 401(k) retirement plan with company match 20+ days of PTO annually, in addition to paid firm holidays Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each) Paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents Phase Back to Work program for employees returning from parental leave Infertility treatment coverage and adoption or surrogacy assistance Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here. At EAB, we believe that to fulfill our mission to “make education smarter and our communities stronger” we need team members who bring a diversity of perspectives to the table and a workplace where each team member is valued, respected and heard.

To that end, EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.