Graphic Designer - CFAD
Job Details
Experienced
Main Campus - Edmond, OK
Staff
$32,000.00 - $32,000.00 Salary/year
Description

Position Overview:

Produce visual solutions for use in marketing materials, training manuals, and other media. Plan, schedule, and implement graphic design projects. Review design drafts, proof camera-ready art, and ensure proper pagination and color assignment. Apply established corporate branding specifications to ensure work meets university guidelines. Assist in Web design and creating online content. May produce technical illustrations for manuals, brochures, labels, or other documents.
 

College/Department Overview:

The College of Fine Arts and Design is a center of excellence for the arts and design, as well as a center of innovation for improving and promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines the experience of Oklahoma’s oldest public educational institution with groundbreaking thinking about the role of the arts on the 21st century. The College of Fine Arts and Design nurtures leadership qualities in students, thus expanding the scope and qualities of their career opportunities. The institution’s emphasis is on student-centered education. This commitment to excellence provides students the opportunity to interact and work closely with our more than 100 outstanding full and part-time faculty members who are dedicated to developing the artist, scholar, creative professional, educator, citizen and leader as a whole. With more than 200 performing and visual arts events every year, the college provides students from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to come together to view exhibits, attend special events, experience performances, take classes and discuss their work , and ultimately learn to both specialize and think from a global perspective. The College of Fine Arts and Design currently has six academic units, the Department of Art, Department of Dance, Department of Design, Department of Theatre Arts, School of Music and the Academy of Contemporary Music and specialized accreditations from National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For further information see our website http://www.uco.edu/cfad.
 

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Design Lab Management: Produce visual design solutions for use in the Department. Plan, schedule, and design layouts for gallery shows, recruitment materials, back to school items, senior show. Produce visual solutions for use in marketing materials, exhibitions, and other media. Ensure the proper day-to-day operation of technology applications and equipment within the Department. Manage the efficient use of inventory and implement a supply system that keeps costs low. Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors. Ensure the stock items are marked and supplies are cleaned and storage areas are in compliance with safety regulations. Keep records on the use or damage of stock or stock-handling equipment. Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities. Responsible for work order assignment, prioritization, escalation, and transfer to appropriate technician or department. Oversees the care and functioning of PrintCenter, Letterpress Lab and Materials Lab. Assist with the set-up and break down of campus events, program, and activities. Support on-site coordination of vendors, staff, and/or volunteers. Respond to questions and provide information. Technology Support: Assist in Website updates, gather and creating online content, update and maintain social media presence. Provides immediate on-site support to faculty, staff, and students. Continually updates skills and knowledge relative to the position and the areas of design and technology. Provide assistance in resolving technology support issues. Must have a valid driver's license. May work nights or weekends when needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
 

Qualifications

Experience Required:

Requires a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or related field OR in lieu of degree 4 years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results. The salary and level of this position are based on the experience of the selected applicant.
 

Experience Preferred:

BFA in Graphic Design with Experience with Mac and PC Computers, Adobe CC, Inkjet printing, and Microsoft Office Products. Portfolio of Graphic Design Work. Supervisory experience. Strong graphic design skills.
 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Experience with networking, website updating, Microsoft operating systems, and Microsoft Office applications. Expertise in commonly used design and business applications. Translates technical issues so that non-technical personnel can understand these issues. Must be accountable and responsible to the Support and Operations organization. Maintains a customer-service attitude. Self-motivated, self-starter; detail oriented, and continually strives to provide excellent support. Deadline driven with the ability to multi-task Demonstrated knowledge of microcomputer hardware and software, including Microsoft operating systems and Office applications, Adobe CC. Excellent computer and communications skills. Ability to analyze, evaluate, and solve system related problems. Maintains courteous attitude in dealing with students, faculty, and staff and visitors in a high traffic/call volume environment. Ability to learn software and operating environments quickly and thoroughly.
 

Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.