Part-Time Graphic Designer (f/m/d)

Open for Employee Referral
Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

We have an exciting opportunity for a driven, enthusiastic and experienced Graphic Designer (20 hours/week) to join the Communications, Marketing and Outreach Office (CMOO) at Central European University. Against the backdrop of Covid-19 and challenges for our sector, CEU needs to evolve to remain at the forefront of delivering, enabling and nurturing world-class education.


The CMO Office is responsible for elevating CEU’s profile and position it as a highly ranked, uniquely international, research-intensive institution dedicated to the principles of open society. It does this by strategically communicating the university’s achievements to key audiences through a variety of channels and in cooperation with other units. Part of CEU’s new External Relations division, CMOO is responsible for amplifying the impact of the CEU community and brand via the university’s digital presence, storytelling, marketing, media relations, events and internal communications.


The Graphic Designer will be responsible for creating and designing visual materials for the university, including marketing materials such as brochures, ads, posters, and the university’s viewbook, the annual report, as well as social media templates, signage and other digital and print materials. The Graphic Designer will work closely with the rest of the CMOO team to ensure that all designs align with the university's branding and messaging. At the same time, the Graphic Designer will also be responding creatively to design briefs from colleagues around the university, which vary from small to large campaigns.


Your key responsibilities:

  • Create visually appealing designs that align with the university's branding and messaging
  • Design marketing materials such as brochures, posters, and the university’s viewbook
  • Design social media templates, and internal comms materials
  • Stay current with design trends and technologies
  • Meet project deadlines and maintain excellent time management skills
  • Communicate effectively with a range of different internal stakeholders on different levels of the institution
  • Adhere to accessible design standards


Your skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field
  • Strong knowledge of graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with Canva and other design platforms
  • Experience in both print and digital design
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet project deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate in a matrix work environment
  • Passion for design and creativity
  • Strong portfolio of design work
  • Min. 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


What CEU offers:

  • International environment
  • Modern office space, easily accessible, opportunity to work from home (2 days/week)
  • Salary supplement for meals
  • Employer contributions to Resaver private pension plan
  • Family support scheme
  • In-house opportunities for job related trainings and workshops


We offer a competitive salary starting from gross 40,000 EUR/year (prorated). A higher salary is possible if warranted by the candidate’s working experience.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV and
  • Portfolio


Please send your complete application package including the job code in the subject line: 2023/007


CEU is strongly committed to the promotion of gender equality and equal opportunities within our institution. Previous training, work experience and/or engagement with matters of equality, diversity and inclusion at the organizational level will be an asset.


Central European University does not discriminate on the basis of—including, but not limited to—race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender and sexual orientation in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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