Jr. Graphic Designer
Company: Doane University
Posted on: February 15, 2019
Doane University is seeking candidates for the position of Jr. Graphic Designer. The Jr. Graphic Designer is an integral member of the Office of Strategic Marketing (OSM) team that will help promote Doane's brand and academic quality. The successful candidate will possess strong graphic design skills. This position will play a central role in maintaining and promoting Doane's brand and will work collaboratively with other OSM team members as well as departments across all Doane campuses to positively promote the image of the university. This position will be primarily located on the Lincoln campus. Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Required for Position: * Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.) and other design tools. * Demonstrated attention-to-detail with an eye for clean, sophisticated aesthetics. * Knowledge of paper, color modes, prepress processes (including bleeds, separations, PDFs, etc.), and print production (monotone to four-color printing, spot colors, varnishes, etc.) * Knowledge of designing for digital mediums (websites, emails, social media, etc.) and associated processes (color modes, resolution, aspect ratios, etc.) * Experience working in the Mac operating system with Adobe Creative Suite products, Microsoft Office products, and GSuite applications. * Experience working under and applying established branding/visual identity standards. * Ability to prioritize and manage a large number of concurrent projects with tight deadlines. * Excellent verbal, written, and non-verbal communication skills, the ability to engage others in an authentic, open, and positive manner * High energy, self-motivated with a strong work ethic. * Take initiative, contribute enthusiastically and strategically, and take direction in the creative process. * Strong organizational skills & attention to detail * A desire to represent and champion Doane University Preferred Qualifications/Skills/Abilities * Demonstrated ability to design and create images and publications that communicate a dynamic brand to target audiences * Illustration (digital and/or traditional mediums) and/or animation skills, a plus * Demonstrated proficiency in photography and photo processing, preferred * Knowledge of video production and editing, desired * Basic copywriting and editing skills to help articulate university messages to numerous audiences, helpful * Higher education and/or nonprofit experience, a plus Education/Training Required for Position: * Minimum Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field required Doane's mission is to provide an exceptional liberal arts education in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative community where faculty and staff work closely with undergraduate and graduate students preparing them for lives rooted in intellectual inquiry, ethical values, and a commitment to engage as leaders and responsible citizens of the world. Central to our mission, Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.SDL2017
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