The Graphic Designer will designs websites, digital campaigns, presentations, and other multidisciplinary design solutions for our partners throughout Indiana University. Strategizes and concepts high-level marketing campaigns, analyzing visual communications needed for Indiana University as a whole. Engages in intensive collaboration with creative teams, marketing professionals, and campus partners in successfully marrying the goals of marketing initiatives and best practices in user-centered design to achieve optimal returns.
Specializes in design for digital mediums that create strong outcomes for our partners. Everything IU Brand Studios does has a digital component to it. We lead responsive & accessible design and push the envelope of front-end and user-experience design.
Participates in the conception and creation of innovative visual web design strategies that have a lasting impact on the brand. Collaborates with stakeholders to ensure interaction strategy, marketing strategy and visual design meet business requirements and user experience objectives, and to present, receive feedback, and follow through on partners requests.
Bachelor's degree in graphic design, art, or a related field and two years of experience in a related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Demonstrated project management skills.
Five years of experience in graphic design and web design. Comfortable working within a matrix organization with discrete brand teams and shared resource teams.
Experience with HTML 5 and CSS. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite. Skilled using Mac or PC. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with designing for mobile devices and ability to work within an open creative studio-environment. Strong knowledge of user-centered design and usability principles, issues, and techniques. Expertise in creative marketing concepting, including facilitating and participating in team brainstorms and implementation. Deep understanding of visual design principles and the ability to implement these principles in projects. Experience in brand strategy and implementation. Expertise in the technical implementation of visual designs and interactivity across media, including exhaustive knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and the print and web production processes. Familiarity with web content management systems, XHTML and CSS, and other web development tools. Strong presentation skills. Ability to perform detailed work. Ability to interact with staff, faculty, and vendors. Ability to change priorities as project scope changes and perform multiple, concurrent tasks. Ability to identify complex problems and find solutions quickly and accurately. Work in organization or agency with a record of marketing / public relations work with multiple audiences and many products. Knowledge of Indiana University or comparable institution.
Working Conditions / Demands
This is an office position, there are some repetitive physical tasks (i.e. working at a computer or transporting branded items). A high level of concentration when working under deadline or responding to emergencies.
Note: The c andidate should be available to work on-site when needed, but virtual work will be encouraged whenever appropriate, per recommendations by Indiana University.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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