Graphic designer in the department of Institutional Marketing is responsible for the design and production of a variety of creative visual communications projects (including, but not limited to ads, brochures, posters, banners, reports, magazines, invitations, signage, and digital components) from initial concept, through design, document layout, and production.
- URL: www.gvsujobs.org
- Location: Allendale, MI
- Starts On: Sept. 2, 2016, 8 a.m.
- Job Description:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the design and production of a variety of creative visual communications projects (including, but not limited to ads, brochures, posters, banners, reports, magazines, invitations, signage, and digital components) from initial concept, through design, document layout, and production. This includes:
-meeting with clients and project managers about visual communications objectives and solutions
-creating effective and innovative communications solutions to meet established objectives from a creative brief
-preparing production-ready electronic files for vendors
-working with vendors to ensure quality standards are met
-maintaining design quality while adhering to university brand standards
-meeting project deadlines within established budgets
-managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related. At least five years of experience developing and producing creative visual communications solutions. Expert knowledge of Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop software. Demonstrated, in-depth experience with color correction, press checks, and magazine design. Strong communication, collaboration, time management, and problem-solving skills. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s values, especially that of inclusion and equity.
Annual salary is $38,000 to $47,000 depending on skills and experience.
Apply online. Include a cover letter that contains a link to examples of your work, a resume, and three references. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 17, 2016
Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403
Phone: (616) 331-2215