Graphic Designer

University of Alaska
June 11, 2023
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Graphic Designer
  • Job Number: 524569

  • Classification: Communications Specialist 3

  • Grade: Grade 78

  • Work type: On Campus, Staff Full-time

  • Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • School/Business unit: UAF University Relations

  • Location: Fairbanks

  • Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

  • Position Summary:

    Join the sophisticated creative team that leads UAF's brand and design projects. Design digital ads, online magazine articles, student recruitment materials, environmental graphics for campus spaces and much more.


    100Design production, print preparation and archive Develop sophisticated publications, promotional and marketing materials using independent creativity and in consultation with lead designer: generate ideas and develop creative concepts for effective, professional print publications and presentations. Aggressively pursue awareness of design trends and styles, continually building a resource file of ideas obtained through publications and web searches. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Keep abreast of new ideas and strategies in digital design and production. As part of the UAF brand evolution, push boundaries on special projects and initiatives while remaining consistent with UAF objectives. Prepare computer files for print production. Troubleshoot hardware/software errors and cross- platform conflicts, and ensure accurate color from workstation to printing press. Research emerging design-related technology. Resolve technical design, software, hardware, output and printing problems. Monitor and adhere to production schedules; ensure print quality and delivered jobs. Maintain advanced working knowledge of design platforms to include Macintosh-based Adobe Creative Cloud products. Assist with trademark reviews; provide backup as needed. Assist with creating presentations using Google slides and/or Powerpoint. Storage and accessibility, archiving projects: Maintain digital archives of projects on shared drive. Maintain workstation files for easy access by other members of the creative team. Relay original scans of photos, including their digitally enhanced versions, to the photo archive system for processing.Essential

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Graphic design and advanced computer graphics, color theory, high-level imaginative skills.
  • Verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Training/skills using industry-standard desktop publishing software including Adobe Creative Cloud products, Microsoft Office and Google applications. Working knowledge of html, xml, CSS, XSLT.
  • Preferred Experience & Education:

  • Advanced graphic design software skills within a Macintosh environment, including Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of graphic design, web design, multimedia principles and marketing.
  • Working knowledge of video production and Final Cut Pro preferred.
  • Advanced training in art, illustration preferred.
  • Required Experience & Education:

  • Degree in design (or related field) and a minimum two years of experience, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Professional training and work experience in graphic design and production is required.
  • Salary Information:

    This is a full-time, 12-month, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 78, based on education and experience.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume/CV, portfolio of relevant work and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application. The goal of a portfolio is to showcase the applicants scale of work.

    The review process for applications will be begin on June 9, 2023.

    To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

    The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.

    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

    If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Zane DeBilt, SBO HR Coordinator, at [email protected] or 907-474-6351.

    Advertised: 11 May 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled

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