Graphic Design Assistant (80%–100%)

To support our Design team, we are looking for a dynamic and proactive Graphic Design Assistant. As Graphic Design Assistant, you will work closely with the senior designers, conference and editorial teams in production of print and digital materials consistent with the company’s objectives, brand guidelines and budgetary constraints. This is a fixed-term position based in our headquarter office in Basel, Switzerland. 


As Graphic Design Assistant you will:

  • Provide support with photo, illustration and audio research
  • Assist the team with video editing and creation of promotional animations
  • Participate actively in team meetings and share best practice suggestions with your colleagues
  • Ensure the maintenance and the organization of the file system and graphical assets collections
  • Liaise with the design colleagues from other international offices on various projects


  • Experience in design and production is required
  • Formal training in Design is an asset
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and preferably Premiere Pro and After Effects)
  • Strong photo and videography knowledge
  • Experience in providing high quality work with a service-oriented approach
  • Creative and dynamic team player with excellent interpersonal skills and an eye for details
  • Good organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Capability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven and international environment with a high level of professionalism

If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application. Please submit both your portfolio/work examples as well as your CV (please note that we will not be able to take into consideration applications missing either the portfolio or the CV). We look forward to welcoming you to our Basel office.

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.