2U, Inc. Junior Graphic Designer Salary in the United States

How much does an Junior Graphic Designer make at companies like 2U, Inc. in the United States? The average salary for Junior Graphic Designer at companies like 2U, Inc. in the United States is $62,636 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $54,422 and $70,850. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What does an Junior Graphic Designer do at companies like 2U, Inc.?

What We're Looking For:

We’re looking for a talented and motivated junior designer to join our growing creative team. This position will report to the senior art director and work closely with the graphic designers, copywriters, marketing team, and front end web developers. 

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited ToL

  1. This position will provide graphic design support to the creative team for a variety of marketing assets for our higher-education partners, including brand identity manuals, websites, advertising, emails, presentations, and print collateral.
  2. Be responsible for the brand look and feel and ensure all creative broadcast across all channels lives up to the highest quality of our partner brands’ visual standards
  3. Craft graphic elements, assets, and visual treatments that adapt and flow with responsive design systems
  4. Partner with front-end developers and create HTML and CSS-friendly designs
  5. Possess expert understanding of multimedia design and experience building files for both print and digital
  6. Demonstrate hands-on skills in the latest Adobe Creative Suite
  7. Possess a killer portfolio with a variety of mediums represented
  8. Have the ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail
  9. Have the ability to work collaboratively 
  10. Provide feedback into creative briefs for brand marketing projects.  

Things That Should Be in Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum 1-3 years industry experience. 
  • Advanced skills in Adobe CS suite
  • A discerning eye for branding aesthetics and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Prefer experience in consumer marketing with high-ticket products and services. 
  • Ability to think out of the box and find creative, unorthodox solutions when needed. 
  • Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously. 
  • Must be open to feedback and be able to take art direction.

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role and at 2U: 

  • Experience working as a designer within an agency is a plus. 
  • Experience working with sophisticated brands is a plus.
  • Experience in higher education is also valuable but not required.
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work on cross-functional teams.
  • Strong written communication skills (email, IM).
  • Calm, flexible and able to work under pressure or with short deadlines.

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

Eliminating the back row in higher education is not just a metaphor–it’s our mission. For more than a decade, 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, has been a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities. We build, deliver, and support more than 250 digital and in-person educational offerings, including graduate degrees, professional certificates, Trilogy-powered boot camps, and GetSmarter short courses. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 150,000 students and lifelong learners. To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same. 

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U

2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer. 


2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Generous paid leave policies including unlimited PTO for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 9 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

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2U will consider qualified job applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law, including Los Angeles' Fair Chance Ordinance.

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