Tracking Code800050 Job Description
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver is an interdisciplinary professional school of international studies that prepares students for careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Our program provides students with the knowledge, skills and networks to design policies, implement programs, and realize outcomes that enhance human capabilities around the world. Since its founding in 1964, the Josef Korbel School has challenged students to think independently and innovatively to create change.
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies seeks an energetic and experienced part-time (non-benefited) Graphic Designer to support the school and its programs. Under general supervision, the Graphic Designer will design electronic and printed materials and also film and edit video for faculty and staff for special projects related to the school.
Conceptualizes, designs, and produces promotional materials such as flyers, ads, and brochures.
Designs and produces camera-ready art including graphs, charts, posters, digitization of graphics, line-art, and/or photos.
Creates electronically-designed page layouts and imports word processing files into page layouts, as appropriate to the position; may develop and produce web-based graphics, as requested.
Produces illustrations for presentations and/or publication, as appropriate.
Current on marketing trends and analysis.
Consults with faculty and staff to identify their graphics needs, budget constraints, and reasonable deadlines for the project; serves as a liaison between the client and printers/publishers.
Coordinates the printing production process to ensure quality: writes printing and other reproduction specifications (selects ink, paper, and print quality); inspects proofs for accuracy; recommends contractors (typesetters, printers, illustrators, photographers, cartographers).
Writes and edits basic copy, as appropriate, which may include press releases in some instances.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse set of constituents in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Extraordinary organization and impeccable attention to detail.
Excellent writing and editorial skills.
Basic project management skills.
Knowledge of principles and practices of graphic design.
Ability to create and produce graphic materials using a range of media, methods, techniques, and equipment.
Knowledge of graphic layout and photographic requirements and procedures.
Skills in the utilization of specified computerized graphic design programs.
Ability to analyze graphic and technical information and create interpretive illustrations.
Knowledge of printing procedures and requirements.
Knowledge of printing and/or reproduction processes and techniques.
Ability to analyze and interpret user graphic requirements.
Ability to develop print and/or reproduction specifications.
Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Proficient with the MS Office Suite and Adobe.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in film and film editing.
Experience in photography and photo editing.
Experience in external marketing.
Experience in copy editing.
Working knowledge of HTML and CSS.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 12, 2018
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.
Please include the following documents with your application:
Design Portfolio to include a minimum of three samples
NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.
The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer and that age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law are not taken into account in any employment decision.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
DepartmentInternational Studies, Josef Korbel School of (93)Position TypePart-TimeSalary22.93 - 26.97 USD
University Of Denver