Job Information

  • Overview:

    Brenau University seeks an experienced, talented graphic designer for a key position in a fast-paced, wide-ranging and professionally rewarding environment that encourages individual excellence and creativity. You will be fully engaged with a small team, but will be expected to  take the lead in and execute the creation, design and production of a wide range of visual communication products for all media. These include the award-winning, three-times-annually 32- to 48-page alumni magazine (print and online versions), a quarterly calendar of arts and events, newspaper and Web ads, brochures, eblasts, posters, invitations, logos, signage, banners, holiday cards, PowerPoint presentations and many other print and digital materials.

  • Location: Gainesville, GA
  • Starts On: Feb. 14, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
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Job Requirements

  • Job Description:

    Brenau University seeks an experienced, talented graphic designer for a key position in a fast-paced, wide-ranging and professionally rewarding environment that encourages individual excellence and creativity. You will be fully engaged with a small team, but will be expected to take the lead in and execute the creation, design and production of a wide range of visual communication products for all media. These include the award-winning, three-times-annually 32- to 48-page alumni magazine (print and online versions), a quarterly calendar of arts and events, newspaper and Web ads, brochures, eblasts, posters, invitations, logos, signage, banners, holiday cards, PowerPoint presentations and many other print and digital materials.

    Reporting to the vice president for communications and publications, the design director often works directly with the president of the university and other executives to support all marketing communication activities for student recruitment, fundraising and development, alumni relations, athletics and myriad public-facing activities and community relations projects. You'll support operations on the Gainesville historic campus and other university locales in Georgia and Florida. The design director also serves as the brand manager for all university activities, working with internal resources throughout the university and with all external agencies to guarantee the integrity of the Brenau visual identity.

    The individual will stay current with trends in design and typography and automatically put all work in the context of the university mission, higher education trends and open world view.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    + At least 8 to 10 years experience in a creative design environment with an extensive portfolio of work in graphic design, advertising, marketing communication and publication design and production.
    + Bachelor's or master's degree in graphic design or related field.
    + Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite, Wordpress and occasionally Microsoft Office. (sorry)
    + Experience in providing design and art direction, and oversight on multiple projects while managing external vendors, internal resources, production schedules, budgets and deadlines.
    + Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, including top-notch proofreading capabilities and an almost compulsive attention to detail.
    + Ability to manage departmental budget, negotiate contracts for printing, advertising and other service and direct both staff and vendor resources.
    + Ability to work well with and collaborate with an open, energetic and professional creative team as both a leader and a partner.

    Brenau University is located in Gainesville, Georgia, about 50 miles north of Atlanta, on Lake Lanier and within a short drive from the Appalachian Mountains and other North Georgia amenities. Brenau offers competitive salary and benefits, including matching retirement contribution, liberal time off in addition to standard vacation and holidays, and family tuition waivers. Some travel may be required for conferences and continuing education. Brenau only considers applications submitted through their Human Resource website. To apply online, please visit the link below.

Company Information

  • Brenau University
    Gainesville GA 30501

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