Graphic Designer

Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:04/12/2018Date Closing:open until filledJob Number:78349Work Unit: College of Agricultural SciencesDepartment:Communications and MarketingFull/Part Time:Part–Time

Description

The College of Agricultural Sciences Department of Communications and Marketing is seeking a skilled part-time graphic designer. The position is responsible for assisting the creative services unit with design and production of college and extension print and web-based materials. Products include new and revised educational fact sheets, manuals, books, and guides––many with complex tabular materials––as well as general marketing materials. Candidates are required to have a thorough understanding of design and typography, digital and offset print processes and color systems, and must be highly proficient with Mac OS, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop and basic Microsoft Office products. The positions requires an ability to provide creative design and typographic solutions, color-correct images, and develop interactive and accessible pdfs. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational and customer service skills, be able to handle multiple projects, and consistently meet deadlines. Responsibilities also include tracking projects in various software and maintaining all archives. This position reports to the assistant director for creative services and will work closely with writers, editors, designers, and the web team. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree and at least two years of experience in print design and production. A digital or print portfolio is required.