Researches, conceives and designs university and department
publications and other print and electronic communication vehicles.
Manages design projects and serves as university liaison for
outsourced communication projects.
- Manages publication and other communication projects from
concept to completion; translates marketing objectives into
creative strategies as assigned.
- Creates and executes design concepts; develops artwork for
materials such as brochures, invitations, and identity
- Monitors university advertising for adherence to university
graphic and branding standards.
- Consults with clients to evaluate individual project needs;
prepares cost and time estimates for projects; and reviews printed
materials to ensure quality control.
- Collaborates with writers, editors, marketing, photographers
and other designers on communication projects to meet strategic
- Serves as primary liaison with vendors for communication
projects to ensure quality, customer satisfaction, and adherence to
university graphic and branding standards.
- Provides art direction as needed for internal and outsourced
projects, and makes recommendations for the most effective method
for meeting client's objectives.
- Serves as team lead on design projects as assigned.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 3 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical
aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or
the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal,
directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or
an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is
directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a
minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related
Minimum of 2 years of graphic design experience required.
This position will be housed in the Administrative Core that is
executed by the NIH/NIMHD funded Research Centers in Minority
Institutions (RCMI) U54: HEALTH Center for Addictions Research and
Cancer Prevention (https://www.healthrcmi.com/). The RCMI is
advancing strategies for addressing health disparities in
undeserved communities by translating scientific breakthroughs into
culturally-informed and community-centered dissemination and
implementation strategies. We are looking for an employee with a
demonstrated record of (1) knowledge of layouts, graphic
fundamentals, typography, print, and the web, (2) use of digital
illustration, photo editing software, and layout software to create
designs for brochures, logos, signs, advertisements, multiple
websites, and social sites such as, Facebook, Instagram, and
YouTube, (3) advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe
Photoshop, WIX, MailChimp, InDesign and Illustrator, and (4) a
commitment to health-equity science. A strong candidate should have
original ideas, be open to learning more, create impressive
designs, and have a keen eye for detail to support research
supported by a national center in addictions and cancer prevention.
Necessary qualifications for success in this position are the
capacity to be a self-starter who operates with urgency, focus, and
discipline, the ability to multi-task between assignments (i.e.
organizational skills), detail-oriented: quality and
precision-focused, and excellent communication skills (written,
verbal, presentation, and interpersonal).
Additional Job Posting Information:
- Department is willing to do education in lieu of
- Department is willing to do experience in lieu of