Graphic Designer II - College of Fine Arts & Design - Marketing (24803)
Job DetailsLevel ExperiencedJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKRemote Type N/APosition Type StaffEducation Level UndisclosedSalary Range $35,000.00 - $41,046.00 Salary/yearTravel Percentage UndisclosedJob Shift UndisclosedJob Category UndisclosedDescription
Please provide the following documents: Cover letter, Resume, Portfolio of work
College Overview:The College of Fine Arts and Design is a center of excellence for the arts and design, as well as a locus of innovation for improving and promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines the traditional excellence inherent in Oklahoma's oldest public educational institution with groundbreaking thinking about the role of the arts on the 21st century. The College of Fine Arts and Design nurtures leadership qualities in students, thus expanding the scope and qualities of their career opportunities. The institution's educational emphasis is on faculty mentorship in student-centered education, with a commitment to respect diversity and encourage inclusiveness. This commitment to excellence provides students the opportunity to interact and work closely with our more than 100 outstanding full and part-time faculty members who are dedicated to holistically developing the artist, scholar, creative professional, educator, citizen and leader. With more than 200 performing and visual arts events every year, the college encourages students from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to view exhibits, attend special events, experience performances, partake in masterclasses, discuss their work , and ultimately find their unique artistic voice while learning to think from a global perspective. The College of Fine Arts and Design currently has six academic units, the Department of Art, Department of Dance, School of Design, Department of Theatre Arts, School of Music and the Academy of Contemporary Music and specialized accreditations from National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For further information see our website http://www.uco.edu/cfadPosition Overview:Produce visual solutions for use in marketing materials, training manuals, and other media. Plan, schedule, and implement graphic design projects. Review design drafts, proof camera-ready art, and ensure proper pagination and color assignment. Apply established corporate branding specifications to ensure work meets university guidelines. Assist in Web design and creating and managing online content using a WCMS (Web Content Management System). May also produce technical illustrations for manuals, brochures, labels, or other documents.Department Specific Essential Job Functions:Designs and produces materials for internal and external University usage specific to the College of Fine Arts and Design. Conveys University messages to its audiences effectively and efficiently. Remains knowledgeable of and works with University branding and graphic standards. Meets with clients to develop promotional material. Coordinates with printers and service bureaus to develop printed materials. Performs other related duties as assigned.
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Works under the supervision of the College of Fine Arts and Design’s Creative Director of Marketing and Brand Strategy. Qualifications Qualifications/Experience Required:Requires a university degree in field plus 3+ years of relevant experience in Graphic Design or 7+ years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in Graphic Design to achieve results.Qualifications/Experience PreferredProficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite. Specifically, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, are essential. With a working knowledge of Premier and After Effects. (However other programs might be utilized on occasion). Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines. Effective organizational and
Strong composition ability, proficiency with layout design, ability to utilize multiple brand identities effectively (each CFAD department has its own look).
Ability to reformat designs for multiple platforms, (such as poster to email blast. A large format banner to t-shirt design or webpage ad). Proficient with Typography and font design is preferred.
Comfortable with creating vector images in Illustrator is preferred.
Comfortable transitioning from one CS program to another is preferred.
Utilizing text, image and vector effectively in a single design is also preferred.Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.