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Job Title
Graphic Designer I

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status
Full Time

Marketing and Communications

Job Summary

The incumbent reports to the Graphic Designer II for Marketing and Communication. He/she will work to fulfill day-to-day requests and execute projects. The incumbent should possess strong creative skills and a portfolio of work that demonstrates their passion for graphic design. This candidate should possess experience in working with numerous different design platforms such as digital and print forms. The ideal candidate will be able to manage their workflow and deliverables in a fast-paced environment.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong communication, conceptual thinking, typography skills, and design skills
  • Compelling portfolio of work over a wide range of creative projects
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print production, CRM design, Social platforms, and the web
  • Familiarity with CRM Marketing Cloud platforms preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and brands simultaneously
  • Strong analytical, written verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • Able to work on a team, “can do” attitude, and work independently on projects
  • Adaptable to working within tight deadlines
  • Motion graphics and video editing experience a plus
Essential Job Functions
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure consistency of designs.
  • Create compelling and effective logos, designs, print, and digital media.
  • Design and create attractive online and print assets to drive social engagement, website traffic, email campaigns, social, print, and banner ads.
  • Participate and support creative ideations and generate new concepts.
  • Create projects from concept to completion.
  • Provides design proofs for review and approval.
Other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree or other equivalent education in graphic design, fine or visual arts, digital media or related field. Masters preferred.
  • Three years of experience in graphic design
Licensing and Certifications

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds
Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds
Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Not Required


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
  7. Multi Media
  8. Other
Optional Documents


Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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