First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 19, 2018.
Under the general supervision of the Senior Creative Services Analyst in the Office of Strategic Communication, the Graphic Designer will provide graphic design and animation services for academic and promotional/marketing collateral (print and video) for CSUSB as assigned.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Design and produce print and digital-ready resource material (promotional, marketing, advertising, animation, etc.) for both internal and external University marketing efforts building upon CSUSB's established brand and graphic standards.
Interpret needs of staff and administrators, clarify objectives, and apply methodology to design innovative and effective visual communication solutions.
Work independently on assigned projects or as a member of a project team.
Collect and distribute publication/digital files to appropriate agencies, suppliers, etc.
Provide requested imagery as needed for all print/digital needs.
Collaborate with all professionals as required.
As assigned, serve as a contact person for print/digital clients, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.
Responsible for proofreading and design review of his/her own projects to ensure quality design and accuracy that meets brand and style guidelines.
Maintain websites with updated information, photos, video and other content, using the content management system.
Attend meetings and events as needed.
Meet production schedules and deadlines.
Follow predetermined guidelines for file setup, pre- and post-production and archiving both print and digital projects.
Track and communicate job progress in production management software.
Maintain digital archives and image resource files.
Prepare printing specifications to obtain bids.
As assigned, provide instruction and design guidance to student design assistants.
Contribute to the Universities vision of being the Academic leader in customer service through quality, commitment, courtesy and teamwork.
Ensure proper maintenance and inventory of equipment to assure adequate operations.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least two years of related experience in graphic design, communications or marketing.
Knowledge of principles and practices of graphic design.
Ability to create and produce graphic/digital materials using a range of media, methods, techniques, software and equipment.
Knowledge of graphic layout and photographic requirements and procedures.
Skills in the utilization of specified computer graphic design programs including Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Premiere and After Effects.
Possess a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
Ability to problem solve.
Must be able to communicate effectively and maintain professional relationships with many different constituencies within and outside the University.
Must be able and willing to take direction.
Ability to produce in a fast pace work environment.
Ability to analyze graphic and technical information and create interpretive illustrations.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Attend professional development learning opportunities.
Ability to complete assignments with little supervision.
Working knowledge of university organizational policies, rules, regulations, procurement, purchasing.
Experience in a higher education development or marketing setting.
Experience creating video with After Effect animation is highly preferred.
Experience designing for ADA accessibility requirements.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `general reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.