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Graphic Design Lead

Marketing & Design

The Graphic Design Lead will be the creative force behind our visual identity and brand. They will be responsible for overseeing our team of graphic designers and helping create the overarching aesthetic for all TEDxNortheasternU events. Designs will be used for all types of material from flyers to t-shirts and digital pictures to small video projects.


  • Oversee team of graphic designers

  • Create visually compelling graphics and designs for event flyers, social media logos/posts, merchandise, etc.

  • Ensure that all design materials adhere to the organization's brand guidelines, maintaining a consistent image

  • Manage the production and distribution of printed materials including posters, banners, and other promotional materials

  • Brainstorm and conceptualize design ideas that effectively communicate the organization's goals and values

  • Communicate with other teams to understand individual event branding and aesthetics

  • Stay up-to-date on design trends and technologies, bringing fresh and innovative ideas to the table

  • Work closely with Marketing & Design Director(s) to develop and strengthen TEDxNortheasternU's core brand and creative direction


  • Self-sufficient, self-starting, and driven quick learner

  • Detail-oriented with strong adherence to deadlines

  • Creative with an eye, enthusiasm, and passion for design

  • Organized with strong project management skills

  • Knowledge of various types of graphic programs (Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)

  • Ability to effectively communicate design concepts with others to build out theme ideas

  • Passion for connecting people and building communities

  • Knowledge with SEO, marketing programs (CRM), and similar tools (or interest in learning said tools) is a plus


All students currently enrolled at Northeastern University on the Boston, MA campus who are interested in TEDxNortheasternU and believe they would be a good fit for this position are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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