The Graphic Designer reports to the Management Assistant. The Graphic Artist is responsible for creating and supporting the content and graphic needs for the Office of Civil rights and Investigation’s educational and collateral materials. The designer must be creative while still delivering a consistent "look" in the design, layout, artwork and color for all promotional materials including brochures, flyers, posters, logos, advertisements, etc. Graphic Artists should have a strong graphics background and be knowledgeable of the role and mission of OCRI. Individuals in this position need to be self-motivated, able to work with minimum supervision and able to receive feedback and modify projects to satisfy the customer. Additionally, OCRI employees are expected to provide a safe, enjoyable, service-oriented environment for constituents at all times.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Punctual and professional
- Meet with staff regarding design projects to design, prepare and produce graphics and content for print collateral pieces such as brochures, handouts, newsletters, invitations, annual reports, event programs and other print materials as needed.
- Research benchmarks to identify trends and design ideas. Provide desktop publishing support for staff.
- Responsible for project management from inception to
- post-production evaluation
- Provide a friendly, upbeat and service-oriented environment at all times
- Ensure a safe environment for all constituents
- Ability to communicate professionally and establish working relationships with various campus and community partners, when appropriate
- Must be able to adhere to established project deadlines
- Graphic artists are expected to be efficient with multi-tasking and time management
Preferred Work and Extra Curricular Experience:
- Ability to provide positive and responsive customer service
- Awareness of, and appreciation for, individual uniqueness and diversity
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge of Website design
- Knowledge and experience in creation of layout, design, and potentially original artwork
- Desktop publishing skills
- Experience in working with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign or other similar software applications
- Portfolio will be required at the time the interview is scheduled