Venture Lab Digital Studio Coordinator, Wharton
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Education and Training

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Venture Lab Digital Studio Coordinator, Wharton

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information.

Posted Job Title
Venture Lab Digital Studio Coordinator, Wharton

Job Profile Title
Coordinator B

Job Description Summary
Reporting to Venture Lab 's Director of Marketing & Digital Studios, the Digital Studio Coordinator is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Digital Design Studio - a traditional media production lab in Tangen Hall - and creation and development of various creative assets to be used in Venture Lab programming and initiatives to promote the mission and vision of entrepreneurship at Penn.

The Digital Studio Coordinator will serve as liaison between Venture Lab and students, faculty, staff and alumni audiences to develop, edit, and produce graphic elements to be used in print and digital collateral. The candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills. This position will spend 70% of the time supporting student ventures, and 30% supporting venture lab internal marketing needs.

This full-time position is located in Philadelphia on Penn's campus and must work on site at Tangen Hall five days per week except for Penn-designated holidays.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Planning and execution of design assets by for organizational, programmatic, and student startups.
  • Coordinating with the Communications Coordinator on creative assets to be used across Venture Lab's primary marketing channels
  • Reviewing final design layouts with Communications Coordinator and Director of Marketing & Digital Studios
  • Ownership and expansion of the Venture Lab brand identity and elements, including periodic updates to the style guide, press kits, and other associated collateral
  • Manage studio operations, reservations and projects
  • Manage studio equipment and be responsible for maintaining inventory and performing routine maintenance
  • Responsible for training staff and student workers on how to use equipment and software
  • Focus on graphic design practices and principles (color, font, type, layout, etc.)
  • Coordinate with internal and external media partners, vendors, and agencies on behalf of Venture Lab

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual communications, marketing or related field
  • 2-4 years of experience as a graphic designer, web designer, or related experience.
  • Proficiency with software such as InDesign, illustrator, Photoshop and Canva
  • A working knowledge of third-party design tools (knowledge of Blender, Adobe Aero, or After Effects a plus)
  • Understanding of marketing, web design, brand identity, and multimedia design
  • Creative approach to designing multimedia assets for external and internal marketing
  • Familiarity with computer equipment and building editing workstations
  • Familiarity with industry-level audio, photo, and video equipment
  • Ability to effectively manage project milestones and timeframes
  • Ability to create, implement and standardize workflow processes for content creation
  • Ability to lead and mentor a team of student workers and communicate with other staff and alumni audiences.
  • Working knowledge of marketing best practices and how to effective communicate to the target audience via visual designs

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$43,919.00 - $66,183.00
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits
  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.

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