First listed on: 08 May 2019
RMIT University
Digital Designer 

  • Full-time, permanent opportunity based in RMIT City Campus
  • Opportunities for savvy digital designer to bring idea and creation to life through digital design via infographics, presentations, process maps, posters, EDMs, video & web graphics
  • Rewarding career & chance to contribute to RMIT transformative strategic plan towards 2020 through media, strategic communications and digital media
  • Join a creative team to deliver university-wide governance, content production, planning and publishing services for RMIT various social media channel and websites
  • Report directly to the Associate Director, Digital Communications
  • Competitive salary packaging + 17% superannuation

Position Summary

As an experienced Digital Designer, you will be responsible to ensure the success of RMIT strategy through creating and developing dig ital assets for RMIT’s social media platform as well as to educate and guide stakeholders on effective approach in-line to our audiences and wider content strategy. In this position, you will manage and execute ideas and create digital design assets which includes infographics, presentations, process maps, posters, EDMs, video and web graphics. To be successful, you will need to be creative, willingness to try alternative approach and the skill to channel messaging to wider audiences as well internal and external stakeholders through astute, innovative and clever well-chosen design. In addition to this, you will be working collaboratively with the Digital Communications team and also directly with stakeholders to provide resource that are brand and user/viewer friendly. Coming into this position, you will focus to contribute and produce high quality design services and to ensure digital communications design are deliver on time.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Be involved in assignment briefing and converting ideas to deliver effective digital designs within stipulated time frame
  • Execute creative direction from the Producer and work collaboratively to come up with various excellent original design solution
  • Design, develop and produce competitive digital ideas and approaches to meet everyday challenges and opportunities
  • Ensure a high standard of service and excellent quality of work is given to our stakeholders as well as working in partnership with the Digital Communications team in increase the standards of digital creativity
  • Keeping up to date with the latest industry trends and contributing to the team through knowledge sharing and exploring new and innovative ideas

Skills and Experience Required

  • Degree or postgraduate qualification in relevant discipline with commensurate professional working experience at similar level
  • Minimum 4 years experience as a digital designer in an agency environment working across wide range of branding and digital design projects is desirable
  • Intermediate to advanced Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office skills
  • Knowledge and expertise in designing for mobile and desktop, as well as producing and delivering wide varieties of digital creative for web and video
  • Demonstrated in depth understanding of new media and digital technology to provide impactful outcomes
  • Proven track record of executing and delivering multiple high-quality projects accurately, efficiently and with excellent attention to detail
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to work flexibly
  • Passion and commitment to build strong relationships across all levels of professional staff within the organisation as well as external stakeholders to educate, support and provide advice on content solutions while meeting competing deadlines


Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Be part of RMIT’s academic life and attend various events and workshops
  • Access to RMIT staff gym (including free Yoga and Pilates classes)
  • 2% salary increase each year and annual leave loading of 1.35%
  • MYKI pass discount
  • Additional annual leave

To find out more, please visit our website: RMIT Employee Benefits

Our Organisation

The University Communications Group leads activity to strengthen the University’s brand and reputation through media, strategic communications and digital media. University Communications is responsible for media management and training, internal communications, issues management, corporate publications, website maintenance and the production of digital assets.

To Apply

For further information and to view the position description, please click on the position description attached below:

PD - 576045 - Digital Designer.pdf

Applications close on Monday 27th May.

Applicants are requested to upload updated resume and a cover letter of not more than two pages highlighting the suitability for this position and your achievements. Applicants are requested to submit your work portfolio in order to be considered for this position. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to be a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community.


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