Graphic/New Media Designer

Riverside, CA
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$58,500 - $72,750

Position Information
The new media/graphic designer is responsible for creating, designing, overseeing and deploying original web, electronic and print communications to compel prospective students to choose UC Riverside. The incumbent is also responsible for creating and implementing design and marketing strategies that will inform current students of the programming and events available to them during their time at UC Riverside. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be required to submit a work sample as part of the selection process.

Minimum Requirements
Advanced skills to devise broad design ideas, present them to clients, and produce results on time and within budget.
Advanced interpersonal communications skills, including active listening skills and skills to work effectively within teams and to effectively provide advanced design advice and consultation to clients on all aspects of visual communications.
Ability to lead and mentor others in the department.
Advanced knowledge with formatting graphics for print, electronic, mobile and social media platforms.
Advanced design, creative and artistic skills.
Advanced knowledge of production processes for a variety of media and knowledge of vendor requirements for a variety of products.
Expert knowledge of graphic/web design applications such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, or equivalent software.
Advanced knowledge of design and communications concepts and applicable software applications.
Critical thinking skills, advanced organizational skills and proactive problem-solving/problem resolution skills.
Advanced knowledge and ability to create stunning and compelling graphics using the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and other equivalent graphic and web design software.
Advanced knowledge of the location, including its vision, mission, goals, and objectives.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of web/mobile code such as HTML5, JQuery, and CSS.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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