Graphic Designer, Communications & Marketing

Employer
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Graphic Designer (Communications & Marketing Professional 1 – MR09 )
Communications and Marketing Department
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga


The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is looking for a seasoned, self-driven graphic designer to inspire and collaborate with the creative services team in the Division of Communications and Marketing. The position concepts, creates and leads strong design solutions across print and digital formats to support UTC marketing and communications initiatives. This position reports to and assists the Creative Services Director with workflow and project distribution, brand management, art direction and team leadership. The Graphic Designer will lead and inspire creatives from the design, photography, video and web teams.

Essential Job Functions

  • Creative leadership and art direction: Work with Creative Services Director to execute direction across multiple platforms from conception to completion while leading the Creative Services team; complete assignments efficiently and on time
  • Asset Creation: Work with team to create digital and nondigital publications, campaigns, marketing components and other university and divisional needs
  • Brand management: Enforce established brand guidelines through all channels, communicate compliance to internal and external brand asset users, find viable solutions to branding challenges and work with UT System licensing officials to approve retail and promotional branded items
  • Project workflow and archiving


Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field


Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in graphic design in a collaborative, creative, fast-paced agency or in-house environment


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Able to produce compelling, top-notch layouts across multiple platforms efficiently and effectively
  • Highly creative and can successfully produce, evaluate and edit concepts
  • Strong ability to communicate a cohesive design vision
  • Ability to analyze recruitment insights for a creative perspective
  • Understand and keep up with design trends and format changes
  • Solid command of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong organizational skills—project management, delegating and completing projects on time
  • Contributes to a collegial, collaborative and respectful workplace environment


Review of applications will begin on July 26th and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.

Application Requirements

To be considered, applicant must submit a single PDF attachment that includes a cover letter, resume and a clearly identified link to an online portfolio that contains at least 10 items produced in the past 24 months. Final candidates may be asked to visit campus and participate in a skills assessment exercise as part of the finalist interview process.

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

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