We are looking for a creative content designer (student)!

We are looking for a creative content designer (student)!

25 May 2020

Update: You can no longer respond to this vacancy. The closing date was Sunday 7 June 2020

Are you a creative designer/producer with great ideas to welcome fresh bachelor and master students in the Maastricht University Library online? Then we are looking for you!

By the end of July we want to have an innovative, digital introduction to welcome fresh students at UM Library. To show these UM students how attractive studying in Maastricht is and that their library has a lot to offer, but also to explain the use of the library, both online and in the location. Online services and support are particularly important for students that are not able to come to Maastricht. We want a personal approach, to give the library a face. For instance work with online buddies. A virtual tour, meet your librarian, games etc. are possibilities as part of the UM and faculty introductions.


This is what you are going to do as our designer


  • spot opportunities and have appealing innovative ideas how to welcome the new student population
  • are in charge of the making of these productions for the UM platform for INKOM and the faculty introductions and the Online Library and library news channels
  • like to work in a team of library staff that will give you necessary context and content
  • ensure continuity in the process so that the deadline is safe with you.



You …

  • are a student at Maastricht University
  • available for the upcoming +/- 10 weeks for approx. 20 flexible hours/week (10 hours/week for two students is also an option)
  • visually oriented, bursting of creativity and energy
  • experienced in making scripts, videos and games
  • know ins and outs about tools like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (available via UM Library)
  • and the platform UM has chosen, or willing to learn quickly about it
  • are committed and motivated
  • speak/write fluent English and preferably understand Dutch
  • and it is an advantage if you are familiar with our library services



Salary schale 4 (cao VSNU)




  • your CV
  • a short motivation
  • some ideas you have for familiarising new bachelor and master students online
  • proof (maybe some links?) of experience in creative designing
  • in two sentences what you thought of your own library introduction

before Monday 8 June to Susanne Snijders (s.snijders@maastrichtuniversity.nl), Communications officer at Maastricht University Library.

Please indicate in your motivation letter how many hours per week you are available.

Do you have questions about this job vacancy or about the conditions of employment? We will be happy to give you more details. You can contact Susanne Snijders via the above mentioned email address.

Interviews will be held in week 24.

Author: UM Library


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