1. Responsible for creating and implementing design concepts. Determines the hierarchy of information and conveys complex intellectual concepts in visual and graphic terms. 2. Attends and contributes in client meetings to determine parameters of projects. Effectively ascertains client needs on assigned projects. 3. Provides graphic design services and ensures projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner in accordance with established graphic design standards. 4. Uses considerable creative judgment regarding composition, media selection, typography, pictorial images, etc. to conceive ideas for graphic design work on assigned projects. 5. Applies and utilizes a variety of traditional graphic techniques, equipment, and supplies as well as computer based graphics and/or desktop publishing software programs. 6. Produces graphics in the form of printed publications and other materials which are distributed internally and externally; electronically through the development of websites. 7. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: MFA in Graphic Design. Two to three years of design studio experience. Previous experience as a designer in a museum or academic setting.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: MFA in Graphic Design. Two to three years of design studio experience. Previous experience as a designer in a museum or academic setting.
Required Skill/ability 5: Advanced proficiency with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Familiarity with interactive and video creation programs, as well as content management systems.
Posting Position Title: Graphic Designer 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to express coherent design vision in a diverse team environment.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Graphic Designer
Required Skill/ability 1: High degree of design talent and creativity.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to organize and adhere to production schedules and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Required Skill/ability 2: Advanced knowledge of typography and composition for print and digital media as well as color management across analog and digital production.
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design or related field and one year of graphic design experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 55439BR
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