Saint Leo University

Graphic Designer

US-FL-Saint Leo
Job ID
2017-1683

Overview

The marketing department of Saint Leo University seeks a dynamic graphic artist who, under direction of the Director of Enrollment Marketing, will prove adept at conceiving and producing a variety of well-designed marketing materials for both print and digital. In addition, the designer will have the ability to create work that consistently fits within the form of branded marketing, and that engages/resonates with target audiences.

 

***In addition to uploading resume, the following documents are required for consideration.  We are requesting that all documents be uploaded in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICATION PACKET section of the application.***

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2

 

Responsibilities

Duties and Tasks:

  • Conceptualize and create marketing collateral material of the university- including, but not limited to- brochures, fliers, outdoor media, banner ads, social media display ads, website visuals, email templates, promotional materials.
  • Partner with writers and project managers to produce impactful and compelling designs.
  • Execute a new look and feel across all print and digital materials that accurately reflects the university’s new brand positioning.
  • Brainstorm new creative concepts and designs.
  • Assist with uploading photos and keywording metadata to digital asset management platform.
  • Adhere to branding guidelines and standards.
  • Document best practices and update graphic standards manual, as needed.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Graphic Design or B.F.A. in Graphic & Interactive Communications.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience within an in-house marketing department or agency.
  • Must provide a creative portfolio that includes both print and digital samples.
  • Knowledge of graphic software: current versions of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat
  • Knowledge of hand-coded HTML and CSS 

 

Skills:

 

  • Proficiency in both Mac and PC operating systems
  • Strong artistic sensibility
  • Possess strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Hands-on experience of print processes, color separation, color correction preferred

 

 Abilities:

 

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborate environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in various stages of design/production.
  • Ability to produce work product that meets project specifications and meets and/or exceeds client expectations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas- visually and verbally.
  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to apply sound problem solving techniques to design challenges.
  • Desire to take on new projects and offer creative ideas and solutions.
  • Willingness to stay current with advances in technology.

 

 

ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.   The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

 

NOTICE:

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.  Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. 

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