Senior Graphic Designer
Senior Graphic Designer
Job no: 527524
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing
Department: University Communications
Classification: Senior Graphic Designer
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $21.40 - $32.71 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes June 21, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include the following with your online application:
- A cover letter that clearly describes why you would be a good
choice for this job. Please include how your knowledge, skills, and
abilities have prepared you for the job responsibilities and
requirements outlined in this announcement. Please discuss each
element completely and succinctly.
- A resume of your educational and professional work
The department of University Communications is charged with telling the University of Oregon's (UO) stories to a broad range of audiences and positioning the university to succeed and thrive. The department utilizes and manages a comprehensive suite of communications tools, including public relations, branding, advertising, licensing, digital media, and more for the benefit of the university.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Web Design in University Communications, the Graphic Designer works as part of a team of designers to design marketing and branding materials for campus partners. The graphic designer will maintain visual identity and branding and participate in the overall planning of university-wide and campus partner marketing plans. The primary partners for this position are the School of Journalism and Communication and the College of Education.
The graphic designer works with University Communications team coworkers, university faculty, administrative staff, and communications teams across campus. This position requires thorough knowledge of publication and digital design and an understanding of the proper use of the English language.
Essential functions include:
- Create high-quality materials for University Communications and
internal campus client partners.
- Maintain visual identity and branding for overall school and
- Work within the UO guidelines and be responsive to competitive
pressures for distinct disciplines, departments, and
- Plan and design appropriate materials according to agreed-upon
goals and strategies.
- Develop design projects and timelines with campus
client-partners, and design policy and procedures of marketing to
support the success of their programs and initiatives.
- Offer design and marketing advice on how best to deliver the
- Help integrate unit and departmental materials into other
university-wide marketing and electronic materials as
- Design publications and web pages, and oversee their
production, that inform selected audiences about University of
- Participate in the overall planning of client-partners'
marketing programs, offering advice that will ensure the proper
delivery of their messages.
- Six years of Graphic Design experience; OR
- Associates Degree and five years of Graphic Design experience;
- Bachelors Degree and four years of Graphic Design
Degree may be in Graphic Design, Graphic Art, Fine Art, or closely related field.
- Mastery of graphic design computer programs (Adobe Creative
Suite). Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Macintosh
- Mastery of prepress print production
- Commitment to and experience with promoting and enhancing
diversity and equity
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals
from diverse backgrounds and cultures
- Experience with brand management and brand
- Experience working independently with budget restrictions
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527524/senior-graphic-designer