Graphic Designer

Job description

Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

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Classification Title:

Visual Arts Specialist - Journey

Working Title:

Graphic Designer

Salary Range:

$34,250- $53,000

Anticipate Hiring Range:

$34,250- $53,000

FLSA Status:



Academic Affairs


College of Business (Col)

Work Unit:

College of Business

Work Schedule:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours required, as necessary.

Primary Purpose of Position:

This position will provide graphic design services and brand management for a broad range of media, including brochures, posters, advertisements, invitations, websites, e-newsletters, video, social media and other projects as assigned. Employee will also be involved in designing, updating and maintaining web pages, social media and email templates. Duties may also include management of print production, photography, video editing and working with outside vendors under direction of supervisor.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Required Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalency and two years of visual/graphic arts experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

University Preferred Qualifications:

Four year degree in Visual Arts; or high school and four years of visual/graphic arts experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Job Duties:

Advanced consulting, planning, designing, creating and delivering of robust graphical products that visually support brand and communicate information through digital and traditional materials such as print materials, websites, collateral, advertisements and flyers, magazines (mini-mag, annual report), brochures, logos, save-the-dates and invitations, website and social media advertising, thumbnails, digital banners and heroes, and on-site experience/branding such as power points, programs, agendas, menus, surveys, printed reports and follow-up digital representation. Brand management and infusion throughout all communications and events materials will be a core of this role.

Possession of an advanced level of technical skill or knowledge in graphic design concepts and application. Solid creativity and visually innovative eye for user experience, including brand management. Ability to create and manage style guide specifications, including color builds, typography, logo management. Preferred 4+ years (thorough) experience with technical software, including Adobe Suite – Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop. Digital file creation; deliverable creation and delivery, including digital layout. Thorough knowledge of website content management system such as Drupal. Ability to create, apply and lead usage of digital files for social media. Photo capture, selection and complete editing. Ability to create print design, develop materials and manage processes. Videography/video editing skills preferred, including technical software for video editing, specifically Adobe Premiere and After Effects. Develop original digital Illustration and infographics. Interactive media production – animation, motion design, responsive graphic elements. Management of Belk College Style Guide to maintain proper brand presence. Management of student worker who executes routine graphic design tasks.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Bachelor’s degree in graphic design from an accredited 4-year university and at least three years of full-time professional visual/graphic arts experience required.

At least three years of full-time experience with technical skills and software, including: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat); Premiere and After Effects; photography and videography; website content management system, such as Drupal; design for and management of social media, including a management tool such as Hootsuite; Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite; management of brand standards and style guide; partnering with or oversight of print vendor to produce finished print materials; and dynamic media, such as animation, motion design, or responsive graphic elements.

Candidates are required to provide on online portfolio. Candidates selected for an interview may be asked to provide additional materials for review.

Work Location:

Belk College - Friday Building

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Special Notes to Applicants:

  • Candidates are required to provide on online portfolio. Candidates selected for an interview may be asked to provide additional materials for review.

Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application.

  • Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.

If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).

  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

  • These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.




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Posted: 2/25/2021
Application Due: 3/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time