Graphic Designer

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Functional title: Graphic Designer assists in the development of the UCF brand and policies as it concerns standards for integrated marketing projects & logo use. Specifically responsible for the consultations, strategic planning, professional graphic design & production services to departments.

Within the Communications and Marketing (CM) Division, shall exercise supervision and authority of the preparation of existing and special-use publications, under his or her project direction, direction from art directors or the creative director and the UCF Marketing Department.

Helps develop and oversees standards and styles of publications and ongoing printed materials. Helps manage and maintain graphic standards and fulfills unit identifier requests.

Manage and schedule projects within deadlines and budgets established by UCF Marketing Department.
Initiate concepts and designs for advertising marketing materials, publications and ongoing printed materials.

Works with the UCF Marketing department to establish UCF Marketing goals and sets new standards of quality for UCF printed pieces.

Provides professional graphic design and printing consultation with CM staff, quality control, artwork and, supervision of printed work.

Will art direct photography for special projects, publications, web and online, and social media.
Prepares design work for print and web applications.

May serve as the liaison, or point of contact, with one of the university’s colleges or part thereof. Duties include, but are not limited to, collecting information on the college or its parts, and building a partnership in the sharing of information between the assigned unit and the public affairs department.

Job Requirements

Position #:39792

Open Date:05/18/2018

Closing Date:05/31/2018

Annual Salary:$54,061 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Preferences:

Prefer candidate to have strong design and typography skills and proficient in Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud.

Candidate will have the ability to manage multiple project and deadlines and take direction from creative director and/or art directors.

Additional preferences:

  • Experience working at advertising or design agency
  • Experience working on multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience developing concepts and campaigns
  • Experience with visual identity and graphic standards
  • Experience designing for web, mobile/responsive web and mobile applications
  • Experience designing for print, publications and creating files for print production
  • Experience art directing photography and working with photographers
  • Experience working with video and video production

Special Conditions:

State Title: Coordinator, Information/Publications Services

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Please Note:  Applicants MUST apply through www.jobswithucf.com.  No paper applications, resumes, cover letters or emails will be accepted or considered for this A&P position.  Cover letters, resumes, and other documents can be attached through the www.jobswithucf.com website.

Your assistance with the University of Central Florida’s Affirmative Action Plan implementation is appreciated.  The University collects VOLUNTARY declarations of race and gender and uses the information to compile statistics on recruitment success.  If you choose to assist, your demographic information will be used only for affirmative action.

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer.

Company Overview

University of Central Florida
UCF is an emerging pre-eminent research university in Florida and one of the largest universities in the U.S. But we’re not just bigger — we’re better. We’re one of the best colleges when it comes to quality, access, impact and value.

To apply for this job email your details to sandy.pouliot@ucf.edu

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