Graphic Designer (Communications & Marketing Professional 1 - MR09) Communications and Marketing Department University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is looking for a seasoned, self-driven graphic designer to inspire and collaborate with the creative services team in the Division of Communications and Marketing. The position concepts, creates and leads strong design solutions across print and digital formats to support UTC marketing and communications initiatives. This position reports to and assists the Creative Services Director with workflow and project distribution, brand management, art direction and team leadership. The Graphic Designer will lead and inspire creatives from the design, photography, video and web teams.
Essential Job Functions
Creative leadership and art direction: Work with Creative Services Director to execute direction across multiple platforms from conception to completion while leading the Creative Services team; complete assignments efficiently and on time
Asset Creation: Work with team to create digital and nondigital publications, campaigns, marketing components and other university and divisional needs
Brand management: Enforce established brand guidelines through all channels, communicate compliance to internal and external brand asset users, find viable solutions to branding challenges and work with UT System licensing officials to approve retail and promotional branded items
Project workflow and archiving
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field
5 years' experience in graphic design in a collaborative, creative, fast-paced agency or in-house environment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Able to produce compelling, top-notch layouts across multiple platforms efficiently and effectively
Highly creative and can successfully produce, evaluate and edit concepts
Strong ability to communicate a cohesive design vision
Ability to analyze recruitment insights for a creative perspective
Understand and keep up with design trends and format changes
Solid command of Adobe Creative Suite
Strong organizational skills--project management, delegating and completing projects on time
Contributes to a collegial, collaborative and respectful workplace environment
Review of applications will begin on July 26thand continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.
To be considered, applicant must submit a single PDF attachment that includes a cover letter, resume and a clearly identified link to an online portfolio that contains at least 10 items produced in the past 24 months.Final candidates may be asked to visit campus and participate in a skills assessment exercise as part of the finalist interview process.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 221199
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.