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Department: 130101 - College Of Education
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Visual Identity Specialist will work closely with the College of Education’s Director of Marketing and Communication to develop and enforce a visual identity for the college, as well as design a variety of print and digital materials that adhere to the NC State brand. This position must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, demonstrate a commitment to quality, and maintain the integrity of the NC State brand.
Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications and community to implement a consistent visual identity for the college that adheres to the NC State Brand.
Conceptualize and design printed materials, such as brochures, fact sheets, mailers, banners, reports, and flyers using Adobe Creative Cloud on deadline.
Design assets for digital platforms, including social media, email, and the college’s website.
Ensure all marketing and communication materials produced by the college reflect well on the college and adheres to the NC State brand.
Develop design templates, such as for presentations, social media, and digital billboards, for use by college faculty and staff and provide training.
Serve as the liaison between the college and third-party print and merchandising vendors.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, University Communications, and the college’s faculty and staff, including designing solutions that meet their needs.
Prioritize tasks to handle multiple design jobs in an efficient and timely manner.
Serve as the art director for photography and videography, including working with the director of marketing and communication to coordinate shoots.
Serve as the college photographer at events, functions, and activities.
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of visual/graphic arts experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Strong portfolio that demonstrates consistent and compelling visual design for both print and digital platforms.
Excellent proficiency using Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
Knowledge of print and production processes.
High attention to detail, accuracy, and quality control.
Ability to prioritize projects and work in a fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities
Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively.
Familiarity with Wordpress and designing custom emails.
Familiarity with printing processes and ability to proof files for proper prepress.
Proficient photography and videography skills.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in graphic design, visual communications, or a related field, and two years of visual/graphic arts experience related to the area of assignment.
High School diploma or equivalency and five years of visual/graphic arts experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00106449
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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