Working at the direction of the Assistant Editor for Content, the Production Designer assists in the execution of tasks related to the presentation, production and distribution of products in Content & News; and tasks that support the work of the Creative team. Both are units of the University of Virginia Office of University Communications.
The position requires a full understanding of modern communications tools, a proven ability to design compelling news and feature pages in a digital environment, familiarity with Drupal or other open-source CMS tools, basic understanding of HTML and CSS, and proficiency with programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Experience working in a deadline-driven environment is required. Experience with newsletter production is important, and familiarity with Marketing Cloud is a plus. Preferred candidates have experience in a newsroom setting, and a demonstrated ability to support daily products.
This position requires some night and weekend work that can be done remotely, as dictated by University events and office coverage requirements.
Internal Number: R0013699
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.