The Design Specialist will provide advanced, professional graphic design services as well as printing and finishing orders for the Pixel Lab in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The Design Specialist will develop artwork based on internal client needs and specifications to provide creative and high-quality materials that meet the brand identity standards of the university. Projects will include booklets, brochures, flyers, ad campaigns, banners, invitations, programs, email templates, social media, web design and more targeting internal and external audiences. The Design Specialist will be proficient advanced design and printing techniques and specialized equipment and software to fulfill responsibilities. This position will also be responsible for some customer service support and billing for the service center. This position will collaborate closely with the team to meet the needs of the Pixel Lab's customers and the college.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's or equivalent education/experience and 2 years experience in a related field. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) Strong portfolio demonstrating advanced visual design and layout skills as well as advanced design techniques. Must have excellent customer service, communication, organization, time management and collaboration skills, an ability to meet deadlines, and attention to detail. Ability to learn printing and finishing software, equipment, and technique
Prefer Bachelor's degree in Graphic design/art, journalism, printing, photography or related fields and 5 years' experience working in a related field. · Additional knowledge or experience with graphic design, website design, video, photography, print production or related field. Advanced proficiency in print production and finishing techniques. Additional skills in fine art, illustration, hand lettering or related field.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.