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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Other Communications, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Minimum $42,600 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

The Division of Continuing Studies supports the University of Wisconsin-Madison mission and the spirit of the Wisconsin Idea by advocating for and engaging lifelong learners. The Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) team advances the division mission and enriches the UW-Madison brand through the deployment of sophisticated marketing and communications strategies that enable and encourage enrollment of adult and nontraditional audiences at UW-Madison.

The Graphic Designer provides design expertise and support to promote credit and noncredit educational programs. The designer is responsible for interpreting concepts and ideas through compelling art and copy layouts to create results-driven materials that engage the lifelong learner and employ design best practices.


Conceptualizes, plans, and executes digital and/or print design to support the strategic objectives of the institution; creates on-brand, compelling visual assets used to inform, educate, inspire, and/or persuade.
  • 50% Creates, designs, and produces artwork per project specifications through various mediums
  • 5% Analyzes and identifies cost effective options to meet project requirements
  • 10% Schedules logistics, secures resources, organizes, and monitors art production projects adhering to established timelines and expectations
  • 10% Answers questions and provides information and problem resolution options to clients and stakeholders
  • 5% Applies creative expertise within established brand and style guidelines
  • 20% Works collaboratively with other creative professionals, engages in and responds to creative feedback, manages project workflow and timing, maintains files, and follows established work unit processes
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Bachelor's Degree


- Minimum of four (4) years of professional work experience in most relevant academic fields including graphic design, marketing, advertising, journalism, communication arts or related fields
- Expertise with the Adobe Creative suite
- Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite
- Expertise in designing for digital advertising
- Outstanding editing and proofreading skills
- Expertise designing diverse marketing and communications tactics such as print collateral, web, ads and social media
- Ability to work collaboratively with outside print vendors and agencies
- Proven ability to work on multiple, simultaneous projects in a detail-oriented environment and contribute to the success of the entire team
- Proven ability to be self-directed and to work both independently and collaboratively

- Experience with using project management software
- Passion for higher education

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: . Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

The Division of Continuing Studies is currently working in a hybrid model. This position is eligible for any of the following: Partial remote-work; or fully on-site. Remote work requires successful candidates to possess their own high-speed internet to perform the work on an employer-provided computer and on occasion to report to campus for meetings, training, or other activities.

Appointment Type, Duration:


How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional/supervisor references as a part of the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice. Please ensure your resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.


Taylor Zeilinger
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Graphic Designer(CM017)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 16 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 30 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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