Sr. Graphics Designer - (STA008318)

Employer
University of Houston
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
Employment Type
Full Time


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.

  1. Manages publication and other communication projects from concept to completion; translates marketing objectives into creative strategies as assigned.
  2. Creates and executes design concepts; develops artwork for materials such as brochures, invitations, and identity programs.
  3. Monitors university advertising for adherence to university graphic and branding standards.
  4. Consults with clients to evaluate individual project needs; prepares cost and time estimates for projects; and reviews printed materials to ensure quality control.
  5. Collaborates with writers, editors, marketing, photographers and other designers on communication projects to meet strategic objectives.
  6. Serves as primary liaison with vendors for communication projects to ensure quality, customer satisfaction, and adherence to university graphic and branding standards.
  7. Provides art direction as needed for internal and outsourced projects, and makes recommendations for the most effective method for meeting client's objectives.
  8. Serves as team lead on design projects as assigned.
  9. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


EEO/AA

Additional Posting Information:
  • This position will be housed within the Law Center Communications and Marketing department. Individual will serve the law school and its centers, institutes, and programs.
  • We are looking for an employee with a demonstrated record of:
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and the web,
  • 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,
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, and
  • Video shooting and editing skils.
  • Photography shooting and editing skills
  • A strong candidate should have original ideas, be open to learning more, create impressive designs, and have a keen eye for detail.
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).

The following documents are required:
- A cover letter stating your: (a) interest in the position; (b) qualifications for this position description; (c) pertinent background / work-related experience.
- Resume.
- A document listing the names and contact information of three professional contacts who could provide letters of recommendation.

Qualifications :

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 experience.

Notes to Applicant: Please list 3 professional references

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