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GRAPHIC DESIGN MANAGER

Employer
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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GRAPHIC DESIGN MANAGER

Posting Number: SRGV5789
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Department: University Marketing and Communications
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Manages graphic designers/artists who prepare visual presentations through designing art and copy layouts for publication. Responsible for workflow, project distribution, and feedback of graphic design team.

Description of Duties:
• Supervises team of graphic designers in University Marketing & Communications, providing guidance, design feedback and ensuring operations follow the direction of the Director of Creative Services.
• Directly serves select high-priority internal clients in a graphic designer capacity as the most senior graphic designer on the team.
• Supports Director of Creative Services in development and implementation of university design guidelines, such as use of logo, licensing issues, and Brand Identity & Style Guide.
• Ensures all content from Marketing Coordination and Strategy team and/or internal clients is clear and complete before assigning projects to graphic designers, meets as needed to solicit more information or clarification, and ensures expected quality of deliverables is met.
• Manages all projects from production to distribution, establishing and closely monitoring priorities and project production schedules.
• Oversees, monitors, and reviews work of graphic design staff and provides appropriate creative guidance and design feedback.
• Meets with vendors and printing companies, requests bids, evaluates options, and makes recommendations on cost-saving alternatives.
• Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General supervision from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Supervises assigned professional and support staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Advertising, Graphic Design or a related field from an accredited University.

Preferred Education:
None.

Licenses/Certifications:
None.

Required Experience:
Five (5) years experience in a graphic design, including supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience:
Experience supervising print production and managing vendor relationships. Expertise in typography.

Equipment:
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Knowledge and experience with a wide variety of software and computer hardware.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office environment.

Other:
Must have ability to work under pressure and ability to interact with community partners. Excellent verbal and written skills. Some evening and/or weekend work. Some travel might be required.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 03/29/2022
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/33355 jeid-9b496475ea5bfe41876938c66bb35959
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