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University of Utah Sr. Graphic Designer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 11/20/2020

Requisition Number PRN24782B

Job Title Sr. Graphic Designer

Working Title Sr. Graphic Designer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 02118 - EM: Planning & Analysis

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 72700

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

We are seeking a talented and experienced Graphic Designer to develop graphics, website design, UX design, print and digital collateral, and event graphics for offices across the division of enrollment management. Must be experienced in working in a fast-paced work environment with the ability to work well under tight schedules. Proven expertise in UX and ability to incorporate user experience throughout all projects is essential for this position.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to graphic design, production, website design, photography; project management.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Illustration, or a related area, or equivalency; five years of related experience and a portfolio at the time of the interview; demonstrated effective communication skills; the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required.

Graphic Design: Strong knowledge and experience in artistic and graphic design and illustration, including the ability to design, layout, and prepare finished artwork for implementation in print, digital, social media, and other communication channels. Advanced knowledge of design and communications concepts utilizing applicable design software applications including Adobe Creative Suite. Proven ability to translate communication needs into artistic design that produce results on time and within budget.

Production: Deep knowledge of production techniques and processes with the ability to prepare camera ready/print ready/web ready materials. Experienced in creating projects and collaterals that meet specifications for printing and/or digital publications.

Website Design: Experienced in designing webpages and websites that emphasize UX that presents well on a variety of user devices, including mobile.

Photography: Knowledge and experience in producing and working with in-house photography, incorporating stock photography, and managing/maintaining visual assets.

Project Management: Ability to plan and execute design projects and handle multiple priorities. Working knowledge of copyright laws applicable to design work and creative properties.

Technical Skills: Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) on Mac platform, HTML , CSS , Javascript, Flash, CMS and multiple platforms, WordPress and Omni-update

Advanced interpersonal communications skills, including active listening skills and skills to work effectively within teams to effectively provide advanced design advice and consultation to clients on all aspects of visual communications.

Preferences

Higher Ed or agency experience.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Please include a ink to your online professional portfolio that demonstrates your creativity and originality in your Resume/Cover Letter for review.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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