Media Designer

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Company: ACCESS
  • Location: Dearborn, Michigan

Job Title: Media Designer

Job Status: Full-Time

Job Summary: 

Under general supervision, the Media Designer uses advanced skills gained through training and experience to plan, develop, design, establish and maintain visual communications for ACCESS using a variety of graphics software applications, techniques and tools to achieve marketing and/or information goals of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, create and manage visual direction for comprehensive media campaigns and museum exhibition media (banners, postcards, drop flyers, etc.)
  • Manage and maintain the main ACCESS website including monitoring errors and troubleshooting
  • Design and build websites for specific conferences and programs
  • Graphic design for individual event mailers, event and program flyers, brochures, large format signage, billboards and electronic media
  • Manage and compile constituted (electronic campaign) lists, and design, send and run analysis on e-blasts and other electronic campaigns
  • Execute proper alpha and beta testing for all new individual program sites
  • Update website content on a regular basis
  • Manage back end files and clean up code issues as needed
  • Maintain and troubleshoot individual program websites and micro sites
  • Stay up to date in web design strategies and techniques
  • Operate standard office equipment and use required software applications
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • HTML and CSS

Skill in:

  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications for program area and other applications, including Microsoft Office
  • Basic use of web programming languages including Javascript and PHP
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP) clients, webhost c-Panels, and DNS preferred

Ability to:

  • Maintain ACCESS brand integrity throughout all work performed
  • Partner with other functional areas as well as external business partners to accomplish objectives
  • Gather information, identify linkages and trends and apply findings to assignments
  • Organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Provide a high level of customer service
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization and with external business partners

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Required Disciplines:
    •  Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Web Design or a related field
  • At least 1-year web design related experience or any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training approved by Human Resources


  • Licenses/Certifications Required at Date of Hire:  None

Working Conditions:

Hours:  Normal business hours, some additional hours may be required

Travel Required:  Local travel may be required

Working Environment:  Climate controlled office