Graphic Designer #443315

Lamar University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$38,000
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20112613

Position Title Graphic Designer #443315 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Marketing & Communications

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

About This Role: The Graphic Designer works under the direction of the Assistant Director of Creative Services to produce high-quality creative designs that align with Lamar University's brand guidelines. The role is responsible for the development of print and digital graphics for university marketing efforts and provides creative support to several campus entities. What You'll Do – Position Duties

As a member of our team, you will have an impact on our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizes, designs, and implements creative graphics and content, for print and digital media
  • Works with a wide range of media with industry-standard design software
  • Works as a part of a team with copywriters, photographers, videographers, other designers, web developers and marketing liaisons
  • Proofreads and edits copy when necessary
  • Builds and keeps track of multiple timelines for various projects at once
  • Contributes to team effort by working collaboratively and accepting duties as assigned, incorporating multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops, reviewing professional publications and tutorials
  • Provides photography for projects when needed
  • Who We Are:

    Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100-degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.

    Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

    Benefits – Job Perks:

    At Lamar University one of the ways, we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

    Our Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    What You'll Need to Succeed – Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or marketing communications related field
  • Understanding of color theory, design principles, typography, and general marketing strategy
  • Strong design portfolio demonstrating critical thinking, strong concept development, and the ability to carry a design across several mediums
  • Experience working within brand guidelines
  • Experience in project management from conception to delivery in a timely manner, on budget and in collaboration with others

  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

  • Ability to multitask, work independently and as constructive member of a team
  • Creative, detail-oriented, research driven and analytical
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a willingness to be flexible
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including good proofreading skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and execute short and long-term projects that make efficient use of resources, meet deadlines, and achieve objectives
  • Familiarity with print production, with knowledge of printing processes and materials, social media platforms and video and photography equipment
  • Familiarity with AP style and copywriting
  • Works well with students, faculty, and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment
  • EEO Statement

    Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    Veteran's Preference Statement

    Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

    Preferred Qualifications Security Sensitive Statement

    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Salary $38,000 Work Hours

    Application Information

    Posting Date 02/10/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions

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  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to [email protected] a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
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  • Resume
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  • Portfolio
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