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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 23, 2020.
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Produces design and layout for a variety of visual communications, print and digital, including newsletters, ads, flyers, fact sheets, posters, signage, programs and reports.
Develops and maintains up-to-date resource files with information on campaign projects, presentations and campus facts relevant to publication needs. Produces branded templates for subdivisions of the School; provides logo\s, photos and other graphics support as needed.
Assists in planning and creating timelines for the management of production delivery.
Confers with writer/editors and related staff to understand publication needs and report daily status of work progress or delays.
Produces and sends responsive HTML emails, event invitations and development communications.
Edits videos using video editing software, including adding title cards, improving audio and editing multiple video and graphic files together. Exports and publishes completed videos.
Photographs or videos members of the school community at events.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Working knowledge of production processes and vendor requirements for a variety of products.
Working knowledge of applicable publishing software applications.
Working knowledge to maintain databases for desktop publishing and image storage.
Skills to effectively produce visual materials that meet and satisfy the needs of the client.
Interpersonal communications skills to interact effectively with a variety of clients, support staff and vendors.
Skills in collaboration to best meet goals and objectives of clients.
Ability to prioritize work requests and be flexible with changing project priorities.
Ability to take the lead on small to mid-size projects with minimal supervision.
Bachelor's degree in design and/or related area, or equivalent experience/training.
Minimum 2 years of professional design experience.
A portfolio that demonstrates design ability and experience creating a variety of visual content.
Minimum of 1 year of HTML/CSS experience required.
Must have graphic design experience with Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Dreamweaver experience preferred.
Experience with Adobe Premiere, or other video editing software preferred.
Salary & Benefits
This is a part-time (20 hours/week), one-year contract assignment.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.