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Graphic Designer

Company: UNIV OF SIOUX FALLS
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Institution: University of Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, South Dakota Classification: Full-time/12-month/Non-exemptDepartment: University MarketingReports: Director of Marketing & Communications Date Posted: January 24, 2023 GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION The Graphic Designer position in the University of Sioux Falls Marketing Department acts as the in-house design agency for the USF community, with the notable exception of USF Athletics. The Graphic Designer oversees the graphic design process from start to finish and serves as the project manager for in-house and contracted graphic design services and projects. The Graphic Designer produces a wide variety of quality promotional and publicity materials in print or digital formats-and creates original designs that adhere to the University's brand and graphic standards. MAJOR FUNCTIONS A. Design

  • Conceptualizes, designs, and produces professional graphic materials.
  • Initiates project activity, manages requests, takes ownership, and follows through to completion. Conducts follow-ups with individuals as necessary, including internal clients and external vendors.
  • Demonstrates extreme accuracy in all communications and presentations, proofs all materials, and secures appropriate final approval.
  • Maintains University identity, quality, and consistency in all graphic presentations.
  • Possesses knowledge of print and web production to aid graphic design.
  • Coordinates publications, signage, and promotional product orders and reorders. B. Organization and Workflow
    • Serves as project manager for in-house and contracted graphic design projects.
    • Maintains an organized archive of images, photos, and previous work products.
    • Successfully manages multiple projects and deadlines with confidence and accuracy. C. Collaborative and Team Environment
      • Ability to interpret a client's needs to determine the scope of projects, advise strategic direction to reach a particular audience, messages the design should portray, etc.
      • Communicates effectively, timely, and professionally with all internal and external contacts. D. Other
        • Assists with other projects individually and as a part of the University Marketing team, as assigned and pertains to the position. QUALIFICATIONS
          • Bachelor's degree in graphic design required or demonstration of like degree.
          • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in design is preferred.
          • Higher education experience is a plus.
          • Proven experience working independently and with minimal supervision.
          • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
          • Demonstrated proficiency in using current industry-standard graphic arts technology, including, but not limited to, the following: proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign); knowledge of CMYK and RGB color spaces; awareness of web publishing technologies and standards.
          • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent customer service skills.
          • Ability to work collaboratively with the marketing department, other University departments, colleagues, and business partners.
          • Commitment to higher education at a Christian University.
          • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; successfully pass a required background check and be able to stand, sit and walk as a part of performing the duties of this job.
          • Possess a current/valid driver's license with the ability to travel occasionally. APPLICATION Applicants should provide a letter of application, resume, and contact information for a minimum of three professional references. Applicants will be considered only if all previously mentioned items are submitted to USF. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. NO TELEPHONE CALLS The University of Sioux Falls is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes. PI202141596

Keywords: UNIV OF SIOUX FALLS, Sioux Falls , Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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