Visual Arts Specialist

Job description

Position Number:


Working Title:

Visual Arts Specialist


Academic Affairs


College of Business (Col)

Work Unit:

College of Business

Work Location:

Remote Work

Vacancy Open To:

All Candidates

Position Designation:

Non-Student Temporary

Employment Type:

Temporary - Full-time

Hours per week:


Pay Rate:


Minimum Experience/Education:

Two-year degree in visual/graphic arts and two years of visual/graphic arts experience that provides the knowledge, technical skills and abilities in the area of assignment. Portfolio that demonstrates highest level of experience.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education::

Technical skills and knowledge: Thorough knowledge of graphic design concepts, methods and techniques, including design, layout, typography, pre-press skills. Can manage style guide specifications, including color builds, typography, logo management. Digital file creation. Deliverable creation and delivery, including digital layout. Can produce digital files for social media. Photography and photo editing skills. Can produce print design, materials and manage processes. Ability to employ equipment, techniques, hardware, software and visual arts methods. Ability to independently resolve graphic software issues.

General experience with technical software, including Adobe Suite – Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop.

Basic knowledge of CMS such as Drupal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage graphic design projects from intake to production, including print, digital, and multi-media formats.

Illustrate message by designing rough layout of art and copy through arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.

Promote subject matter in a wide variety of visual media (print, digital, environmental, multi-media, web/digital, etc.).

Operate equipment (ex Macintosh hardware, camera, iphone) and necessary design software, including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) – as well as traditional design methods.

Create concepts, comps, layouts and final art

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Project management: Ability to independently plan/manage project timelines, resources, and implementation in all areas of visual arts. Ability to provide oversight for project(s) and all related activities in that setting to include quality assurance and safety. Ability to coordinate and manage facilities, equipment, vendors, supplies and related resources as necessary for the project. Ability to establish a set of tasks and activities associated with an intended outcome and timeline.

Customer service skills: Listens and responds to needs, advises and counsels; communication/ translation from business need to creative concept

Experience and desire to work in a 100% virtual environment.

Proposed Hire Date:


Expected Length of Assignment:

To be determined by departmental needs

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Special Notes to Applicants:

Full-time temporary positions do not offer leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service) benefits. However, full-time temporary employees are eligible to participate in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Please use these links for more information:




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Job No:
Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 12/2/2020
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