Desktop Publisher/ Graphic Designer

Do you want to be part of a creative international team? Do you have an interest in travel and education? If so, then this could be the job for you!

Our international team is looking for a temporary Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer to join our in-house creative department. The ideal candidate is passionate about design (duh), a wizard in Adobe Creative Suite and has industry experience. The Desktop Publisher will design posters, flyers and the like, spruce up some of our existing materials, and help lead the print production – from preparing files to checking color proofs for over 30 countries worldwide.

Since you will work with a range of materials in over 30 languages and different formats, it is important that you are flexible, detail oriented and have a solid technical knowledge.


  • Be fluent in written and spoken English

  • Have a Swiss/EU passport or Swiss ‘B’ work permit
  • At least 2 years of design education or experience
  • A sound understanding of desktop publishing
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite and proficiency on a Mac
  • The work ethic to meet tight deadlines
  • An extremely detail-oriented and flexible approach
  • A positive attitude
  • A love for travel and experience in international environments
  • Knowledge in pre-press and experience in editorial


EF is an equal opportunities employer. EF offers competitive salaries and a multicultural working environment. If an international career with a dynamic and forward-thinking company floats your boat, then we want to hear from you.  Successful candidates will be hired from the beginning of April to the end of August – with the possibility of an extension or a full-time position.


Kindly submit a PDF of your CV and Cover Letter in English – along with a few samples of your best work.

About Us

We are 40,500 staff, faculty and teachers, working in 500 offices and schools across 52 countries. While we continue to grow, we strive to stay small so as to ensure agility, smart thinking and a fun place to work. For the past 50 years, EF has grown to include a range of programs that give students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and education.

Located across the globe, our language centers for youth, adults and professionals combine the best of traditional, in-school teaching with innovative language-learning technology. We offer intensive language instruction abroad in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Chinese. Courses run from 2 to 52 weeks for students traveling independently or in escorted groups of all levels and abilities.  Classes take place in our international language centers in one of 16 countries and offer the very best locations and accommodation whether in local host family or in a student residence.

See Inside the Office of EF Education First

EF Education First is the world leader in international education. At EF, everything employees do is centered around the company’s mission: opening the world through education. Since it was founded 50 years ago, EF’s language learning, educational travel, and cultural exchange programs have helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.

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