Graphic Designer

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Graphic Designer

Job ID: 225652
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Responsible for the design, development, and administration of graphics for advertising campaigns, booklets, magazines, posters, fliers, annual reports, and digital outlets. Ensures that development of graphics meets the university's visual identity (brand) standards and client preferences across multiple platforms.

Responsibilities
1. Creates designs, concepts, and sample layouts that meets the university's visual identity (brand) standards

2. Maintains current knowledge of branding requirements of the university and incorporates them in projects accordingly

3. Researches and recommends new technologies and approaches to help achieve client/project goals

4. Exhibits functional knowledge of all phases of pre-press and print production, including graphic design and layout, proofing, multi-color printing, and finishing

5. Maintains electronic files of projects

6. Provides photography support for the university

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience
Three (3) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
Previous higher education experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES
Ability to visually communicate the intended message to various audiences through advertising campaigns, booklets, magazines, posters, fliers, etc.
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

KNOWLEDGE
Extensive knowledge of graphic design systems
Familiarity with a wide variety of mediums and their differences to achieve marketing goals
Experience proofing blue lines and match prints

SKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, etc.)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

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To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=225652&PostingSeq=1







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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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