Graphic Designer II

Updated: about 5 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Graphic Designer II

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Marketing & Communications

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Division of Marketing & Communications tells the story of Texas A&M and promotes and protects the Texas A&M brand. We achieve our goals through:

  • Messaging - We work with peers across campus to develop, distribute and assess messaging about Texas A&M's global impact in preparing future generations of leaders and improving lives through discovery and outreach.
  • Branding - We maintain the University Brand Guidelines and provide tools and resources for our campus partners.
  • Brand Oversight - We oversee licensing, trademark management and corporate business development relationships to maximize their commercial benefit to the university.

For more information, please visit us at https://marcomm.tamu.edu/

What we want

The Graphic Designer II, under general supervision of the Director of Marketing and Communications, serves in a supporting role to promote and enhance the public image and identity of the Texas A&M University School of Nursing and its education, research and service mission. This position supports various publication, electronic media and web development projects for marketing and communications needs of the Texas A&M School of Nursing, including but not limited to designing and editing graphics/photos for use in print, multimedia, web and other digital/online purposes. Performs complex graphic design and consultation work. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Special Note: A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended. You may upload them on the application under the CV/Resume section.

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .

Required Education and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Two years of related experience in graphic design, web design, print and electronic media, marketing or related design field.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Microsoft Office 365 (word processing, spreadsheet and database applications).

  • Knowledge of photo and design software applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.).

  • Ability multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Four years of related experience in graphic design.

  • Design experience in creating print publications such as magazines, annual reports, print ad and brochures.

  • One or more years of experience in photography.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualization and Design - Conceptualizes and executes marketing and communications collateral for print and electronic mediums utilizing Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office 365 and other software. Designs brochures, signs, newsletters, presentation templates and materials, and other print media.

  • Multimedia and Collaboration - Creates motion graphics for use on web sites and multi-media presentations. May produce high quality photographs for social media, public relations and news stories as needed. Prepares and presents, as needed, branding and design concepts for review, collaboration and approval. Develops brand assets that support the goals and mission of the College of Nursing, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M Health Science Center. Collaborates with stakeholders as needed from concept to creation to customer support. Serves as a technical resource in the area of graphic and publication design software, hardware and techniques.

  • Customer Service - Collaborates with stakeholders as needed from concept to creation to customer support.

  • Production and Accessibility - Designs project specifications, obtains pricing, prepares files and oversees production. Requests and assists with press checks as necessary. Designs effective and accessible graphic interfaces for web sites, web pages and applications as needed to support responsive web design in collaboration with web developers/designers.

  • Documentation and Retention - Maintains documentation for each project including approvals, comments, drafts and artwork. Proactively manages the archival of all graphic projects, including maintaining proper file management protocol and consistent naming convention. Manages presentation repository. Crafts guidelines that educate users on best practices. Reconstructs presentations to conform to visual and brand standards. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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