City University Of New York New York , NY 10007
The Office of Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs at Baruch College of The City University of New York seeks a Design Specialist. Working under the direction of the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, the Design Specialist will be responsible for designing and producing an extensive variety of print materials, web-based communications, and promotional items for the College. Projects include advertisements, brochures, reports, event invitations, flyers, programs, banners, photo displays, stationery, posters, and other materials.
S/he is responsible for ensuring that the College's brand and design standards are met on these projects, including appropriate application of the Baruch/CUNY identities. Duties include editing photos or files as needed; setting up of files for print production; creating specifications for print projects for securing bids from external printers/vendors (including recommendations on the type and weight of paper to be used); and coordination of work with vendors.
S/he will oversee production activities, including development of proofs and press checks, while ensuring that goals and deadlines are met. Supports photography, video, and multimedia requests.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in design, art, multimedia or related field) and minimum of four years of related work experience required, with a wide-ranging portfolio of work. Strong knowledge of typography and applications including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop (Mac platform). Knowledge of web-basd design, including work with HTML templates.
Proven ability to work on multiple tasks under tight deadlines and to work both independently and as part of a creative team in a collegial atmosphere. Ability to work in an agency-like structure that services clients' needs across the entire college. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with consumer-oriented projects preferred. Knowledge of photography and videography (After Effects) is an asset.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Provides design and production expertise for College publications, written materials, and multi-media communications.
Works with department and other College administrators to assess departmental publication needs and determine appropriate production and design elements
Participates in planning communications messages, graphic elements, and formats appropriate to client requirements
Manages production schedules and budgets, coordinating production activities with internal and external personnel
Plans and implements on-line and multimedia communications, coordinating with Information Technology professionals as needed
Supervises staff both creative and production staff; works with College print shop, computer center, and other departments to ensure support of college publication needs
May oversee equipment inventories and coordinate maintenance of specialized equipment and technology
Develops production workflows, policies and standards, and assures adherence to any internal or external communications standards
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Communications Publications Design Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions below. Please upload a resume and cover letter, including a link to portfolio of work.
Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
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October 25, 2018
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.
Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Design Specialist - Office of Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs
Job ID: 19371
Location: Baruch College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time