As a member of the Office of Marketing and Communications, the graphic designer is responsible for designing print and digital materials for University-wide clients, primarily the Office of Admissions. The graphic designer would propose concepts for print and digital materials. The individual will be comfortable executing creative problem-solving to bring concepts to life in alignment with University brand standards.
Work with University stakeholders to develop and produce designs for multiple platforms, including (but not limited to) print collateral (event invitations, program brochures, fliers, direct mail, etc.), social media, advertising, emails, infographics, presentations, and more.
Produce preliminary versions of designs, engage in designing solutions, and process feedback from campus partners to refine and enhance end product.
Work with director of marketing and communications to prioritize and traffic projects to ensure that deadlines are met.
Work with a variety of campus constituents as a representative of the marketing and communications team on collaborative projects.
Collaborate and coordinate with outside vendors, including printers and mail houses.
Education / Experience:
Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field
Minimum of two years relevant work experience in graphic design
Experience in agency setting or higher education
Competencies / Skills:
Demonstrable skills with a strong portfolio in print and digital design work
Keen attention to detail
Effective time management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
Organizational skills to manage multiple projects
Ability to take creative direction and incorporate feedback on designs
Proficient at print design, including understanding of pre-press process/print production
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
Expert in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, and Google
Supervision of Employees:
12 months, 35 hours/week
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