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Graphic Designer - Gogue Performing Arts Center

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AU Performing Arts Center

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AU Performing Arts Center

Position Title

Graphic Designer - Gogue Performing Arts Center

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Part-time FTE

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Job Summary

The Gogue Performing Arts Center ( GPAC ) at Auburn University is excited to begin the search for a Graphic Designer! Under the direction of The Director of Communications and Marketing this individual will be responsible for the management of the organization’s visual identity, ensuring design consistency across all communications and marketing collateral at the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center ( GPAC ) at Auburn University.

To learn more about ( GPAC ), please visit:

About Auburn:
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!

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Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions
  • Serves as the lead creative and primary designer for communications and marketing materials. Work includes, but is not limited to the development, production, and distribution of: marketing and sales driven collateral (e.g., seasonal mailings, brochures and performance/event-related materials, special correspondence, on-site signage, digital communications including social media and web graphics).
  • Responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet/support administrative, communications and marketing, advancement, education, operations and production team objectives. Executes on brand platform and develops creative systems.
  • Produces collateral to support marketing, sales and fundraising priorities, such as annual reports, brochures and fliers, advertisements, direct mail, comprehensive fundraising campaigns, social and web communications, etc. Follows each job through its lifecycle to ensure an accurate and polished final product.
  • Supports digital marketing design integration.
  • Interacts with clients (internal and external to the organization and university) to gain a strong understanding of marketing goals and objectives. Gives presentations that demonstrate how design solution is meeting objectives.
  • Interface with printers, manufacturers, and external production sources throughout the entire production process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications and Marketing, GPAC .
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Graphic Arts, Visual Communication, or related visual arts field

5 years of design experience with increasing levels of responsibility; must be able to produce a well-rounded portfolio of client work that demonstrates a strong understanding of client objectives and strategies.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of digital and print graphic design production and printing processes.
  • Knowledge of print production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective use of print and web materials.
  • Thorough knowledge of appropriate software including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Office 365 applications (OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, etc.) is desired.
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Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Media File
  3. Other
  4. Reprints of Recent Publications
Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Graphic Arts, Visual Communication, or a related visual art field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 5 years of design experience with increasing levels of responsibility?
    • Yes
    • No

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