Part-Time: Graphic Designer (Temporary) Job at Tennessee Board of Regents, Memphis, TN

  • Tennessee Board of Regents
  • Memphis, TN

Job Description

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open-access college. Southwest has 7 campuses/centers from which it offers over 100 programs and over 20 technical certificate programs.

We foster student success, transform lives, and increase the educational level of a growing community in Shelby County. Southwest is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

We invite you to become a part of the Southwest Team!

Title: Part-Time: Graphic Designer (Temporary)

Employee Classification: Other

Institution: Southwest Tennessee Community College

Department: Printing Services

Campus Location: STCC - Union Avenue Campus

Job Summary

The Graphic Designer (Temporary) is a part-time, fiscal year appointment reporting to the Lead Designer/Printing Supervisor. The Graphic Designer (Temporary) works closely with the Lead Designer/ Printing Supervisor and other Communications and Marketing Department staff as assigned to develop graphic design that informs and inspires for print, digital and multimedia platforms or revise existing collateral marketing materials, including but not limited to: catalogs, flyers, brochures, magazines, annual reports, posters, business forms and schedules.

The Graphic Designer (Temporary), with keen attention to detail, supports the development of projects from concept to the final design. The Graphic Designer will play a collaborative role in strategic marketing/communications efforts to tell a cohesive and compelling Southwest story in alignment with the mission and vision of the College.

Job Duties

* Maximized the reach of the organization through?dynamic creative that enhances the college's print, digital, multimedia and video assets.

* Design duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Charts/infographics

* Brochures, flyers, posters, and business cards

* Campus signage

* Creative elements for magazines and other publications

* Digital templates (PowerPoint, online stationery and forms, etc.)

* Social media graphics, including memes, headers and infographics

* Convert designs and print collateral into digital assets,

* Work with internal and external printers and other vendors throughout the production process to ensure a quality product, as needed;

* Fabricate signage and other print jobs as assigned

* Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

* Associate's degree in Graphic Design or related field; one (1) to three (3) years of experience in graphic design and production; excellent communication, graphic design and production skills.

* Demonstrated hands-on experience with Macintosh hardware and all current versions of Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Lightroom; and experience with Microsoft Office applications (word, PowerPoint, etc.).

* Understanding of graphic techniques in the printing industry and of such core layout and design elements as typography, contrast, alignment, perspective and proximity

* Well versed in photo editing and illustration production

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision,

* Communicate effectively in oral and written forms

* Respond to customer needs with speed, agility and excellence

* Ability to meet deadlines

* Communicate and work with faculty, staff, students, and the public.

* Consistently create dynamic, engaging artwork that reflects current trends and appropriate styles

* Remain current on graphic design trends, software and tools

* Work with a team, as well as alone

* Align all designs with Southwest branding and marketing standards

* Design and produce pieces for prepress on a Macintosh, especially using InDesign (color correcting abilities are a plus)

* Design and create basic .gif animations for online ad banners and websites,

* Translate basic print design components to web-ready formats

* Ability to work in 4-color and spot-color production of materials

* Pre-press knowledge and file preparation

* Learn how to employ emerging design and animation software to elevate ongoing projects

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify Human Resources in writing at least five (5) days in advance of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

First consideration will be given to current Southwest Tennessee Community College employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

In order to be considered for the position, the following items must be uploaded:

* Resume

* Cover letter

* Unofficial Transcripts

A summary of our benefits can be found below:

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities.

Job Tags

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