The Graphic andMedia Designer is part of the Vanderbilt University Information Technology(VUIT) Transition Management team at Vanderbilt University and is an individualcontributor responsible for overseeing and facilitating the production of awide array of creative materials for print and digital materials. This rolewill create designs and art elements for high-level projects throughout VUIT.
About the Work Unit:
VanderbiltUniversity Transition Management Team, a division of VUIT, provides strategicand day-to- day operational support for the transition related projects acrossboth VUIT and VUMC IT. One of the most critical pieces to the transition'ssuccess is the ability to communicate and share information with the Vanderbiltcommunity as a whole.
Key Functions and Expected Performance:
Generates motion graphics animations for web and video projects.
Implements post-production into live action footage.
Creates highlight videos for business ideas and concepts.
Uses animation to make complex ideas easier to understand.
Produces concepts, designs,layouts, videos, and illustrations for a varietyof communications materials.
Presents and producesnew and innovative ideas for utilizing design in the digital space.
Edits and refines designs and related art and text until a successfulproduct is achieved.
Collaborates with projectmanagers, clients, and others to discuss ideas, note any alterations,budget limitations, deadlines, etc. before beginning production of materials.
Produces infographics and related spotart.
Adheres to project deadlines and maintains clear and constantcommunication with project managers.
Experience and Skills:
Experience designing for video and motion graphics capabilities is necessary.
Proficiency with Adobe After Effects, Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator,and Flash is necessary.
2 to 3 years of experience in motion graphics, graphic design,marketing, or with an agency is preferred.
Knowledge of principles andpractices of graphic design is stronglypreferred.
Ability to create and producegraphic materials using a range of media, methods, techniques, and equipment is stronglypreferred.
Ability to communicateeffectively, both orally and in writing is strongly preferred.
Knowledge of graphic layout and photographic requirements andprocedures is strongly preferred.
Skill in the utilization of specified computerized graphic designprograms is strongly preferred.
In addition to offeringa lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity,Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package includinghealth, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disabilityinsurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match.Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependentchildren. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% ofthe tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor'sdegree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview.
Vanderbilt is a renownedprivate institution founded in 1873 and located in the heart of Nashville,Tennessee. The university's students and faculty frequently cite Nashville andthe surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of the Vanderbiltcommunity. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will bevalued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a placewhere your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employeesknow they are part of something bigger than themselves, take exceptional pridein their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltwas recently ranked #2 for ‘best quality of life’ and ‘great financial aid,’ #5for ‘best run colleges’ and ‘beautiful campus,’ and #6 for both being in a‘college city that students love’ and having ‘great campus/city relations.’
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About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.