Work closely with the Student Services and Enrollment Management graphic design team, web team, and the photo and video team to produce a variety of publications, including posters, fliers, signs, maps, brochures, booklets, digital displays, and websites. Follow general visual design and communication principles as well as University of Oregon, division, and departmental standards. Learn from design, marketing, and communications professionals in a fast-paced, high-volume office. Develop your skills and proficiency with graphic design software, processes, working with vendors and clients, and be an integral part of the design team. This position has potential for taking on more creative projects including concept development and other design skills.
• Design production: follow University of Oregon, division, and departmental style guides to lay out publications, digital displays, websites, and other forms of collateral and advertising; create graphics and execute concepts based on directions from the senior graphic designer and creative lead
• Image editing: edit and color-correct photos and revise vector graphics as needed
• Image management: organizing and labeling image libraries
• Text edits: inputting proofreading edits
• Proofing edits: reviewing text edits done by others
• Image research: searching for images to be used in design work
• Set up and send jobs to press
• Data maintenance: update printing costs spreadsheet, and track and record when publications arrive from printing
• Client research: help determine client's competitive edge
• Pricing estimates: get quotes and pricing estimates for services including printing, trade show booths, shirt embroidery and screen printing, and more
• Errands: delivering publications and merchandise to clients, picking up and dropping off files from clients and vendors
• Organizing: maintaining files (online and offline) and storage area
Undergraduate applicants must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited educational institution for a minimum of 8 credit hours each term for the current academic year. Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours per term; graduate students working on a thesis are required to be enrolled for a minimum of 3 credit hours per term.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Basic knowledge or a strong desire to learn graphic and visual design and layout principles; ability to effectively learn and use Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge) and Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); ability to learn and use office tools and web systems; available a minimum of 12 hours per week; must be reliable, punctual, and professional; must possess excellent organizational and time-management skills.
Experience producing graphic design and page layouts for publication or digital media; one or more years experience using Adobe Creative Suite; degree work in graphic design, digital arts, multimedia, visual arts, etc.; able to make a multi-year commitment.
Submit a résumé with all relevant work experience, and a cover letter indicating how you meet the required and preferred qualifications, along with a PDF of three design samples that demonstrate your abilities for the position. E-mail materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.