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Graphic Designer I (F/T), CF6E50162PIPS

College of Dupage
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
  • Job Code
    113653802

The Graphic Designer I creates official college visual communications (both print and digital) that fulfill the informational, marketing and promotional needs of the college. The Graphic Designer I uses professional design knowledge and skills to develop appropriate concepts and produce effective visual communication while conforming to graphic style standards.



  • Research, design and produce visual communications to market and promote the college via print and digital media. This includes designing and producing official college print and digital publications.
  • Work with clients and editors in the development of visual communications that meet shared goals for style, message, target audience, and functionality.
  • Establish priorities and track project workflow utilizing departmental project management software.
  • Write printing specifications and prepare all necessary digital files, documentation and final layouts for in-house print shop and outside vendors. Ensure that final artwork meets the specs, that written instructions to outside vendors are accurate, and that the project meets the deadline.
  • Consult with in-house print shop and outside vendors on the matter of quality reproduction in approving printing proofs, attending press runs and signing off on all jobs produced.
  • Continually advance creative and technical design skills to stay up-to-date in the communications industry.
  • Consult with staff on any creative and technical matters pertaining to print and digital design.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


REQUIRED:

EXPERIENCE:

2 to 3 years work experience in design and graphic production techniques. Computer training on the Macintosh operating system and its applications.

EDUCATION:

Minimum Associate Degree in Graphic Design or related field.

PREFERRED:

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience working in graphic design; print design experience, and pre-press and print production experience to manage projects to completion. Understanding of network operating system.

EDUCATION:

BA or BFA in communication design or related field, formal graphic design training including all aspects of graphic design (typography, two dimensional design, color theory, etc.)



Macintosh computer workstations, audio/visual presentation workstation, fileserver, scan station, networked printers, photocopier.

Requires sitting for extended hours in front of a computer display with mouse, which can result in eye/muscle strain and/or carpal tunnel syndrome. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Travel to press checks throughout the Chicagoland area is required, sometimes in early the morning or late evening.

This position requires a background check and drug screen.

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<p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">The Graphic Designer I creates official college visual communications (both print and digital) that fulfill the informational, marketing and promotional needs of the college. The Graphic Designer I uses professional design knowledge and skills to develop appropriate concepts and produce effective visual communication while conforming to graphic style standards.</span></span></p><br/><br/><ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Research, design and produce visual communications to market and promote the college via print and digital media. This includes designing and producing official college print and digital publications.</span></span><br /> </li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Work with clients and editors in the development of visual communications that meet shared goals for style, message, target audience, and functionality.</span></span><br /> </li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Establish priorities and track project workflow utilizing departmental project management software.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Write printing specifications and prepare all necessary digital files, documentation and final layouts for in-house print shop and outside vendors. Ensure that final artwork meets the specs, that written instructions to outside vendors are accurate, and that the project meets the deadline.</span></span><br /> </li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Consult with in-house print shop and outside vendors on the matter of quality reproduction in approving printing proofs, attending press runs and signing off on all jobs produced.</span></span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Continually advance creative and technical design skills to stay up-to-date in the communications industry.</span></span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Consult with staff on any creative and technical matters pertaining to print and digital design.</span></span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Other related duties as assigned.</span></span></li> </ul><br/><br/><p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong><u>REQUIRED</u>:</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">EXPERIENCE:</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">2 to 3 years work experience in design and graphic production techniques. Computer training on the Macintosh operating system and its applications.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">EDUCATION:</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Minimum Associate Degree in Graphic Design or related field.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong><u>PREFERRED</u>:</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">EXPERIENCE:</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Previous experience working in graphic design; print design experience, and pre-press and print production experience to manage projects to completion. Understanding of network operating system.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">EDUCATION:</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">BA or BFA in communication design or related field, formal graphic design training including all aspects of graphic design (typography, two dimensional design, color theory, etc.)</span></span></p><br/><br/><p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Macintosh computer workstations, audio/visual presentation workstation, fileserver, scan station, networked printers, photocopier.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">Requires sitting for extended hours in front of a computer display with mouse, which can result in eye/muscle strain and/or carpal tunnel syndrome. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Travel to press checks throughout the Chicagoland area is required, sometimes in early the morning or late evening.</span></p> <p>This position requires a background check and drug screen.</p> <p> </p><br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/m6onMbsbwA1kCKlqsRGnG"> <p>PI113653802</p>

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Posted: 2019-09-12 Expires: 2019-10-13

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