Graphic Design Specialist
Company: Arizona State University
Posted on: September 15, 2023
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Dean's office at ASU seeks
a highly-motivated Graphic Designer to join our Marketing and
Communications team. The successful candidate hired for this role
will work collaboratively with the leadership team and other
decision-makers to plan, develop and produce creative, high-quality
marketing materials for college audiences (e.g., faculty, staff,
students, donors, prospective students, and the general public)
using multiple media and tools, including computer graphic systems
and software. Incumbents in this classification are required to
work independently and within established deadlines inherent to the
graphic design industry.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office
setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and
manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying
lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25
pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change
priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of
conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential
functions. Drives University vehicle and/or cart to campus
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which
includes a criminal background check, verification of work history,
academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is
contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or related field AND four (4)
years experience in graphic design and/or website design; OR, Eight
(8) years experience in graphic design and/or website design; OR,
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from
which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is the largest producer of
engineering and technical talent in the nation and seeks to deliver
a world-class learning experience for our students and to advance
research and innovation - all at scale. We value and emphasize
inherently interdisciplinary endeavors that leverage the breadth
and depth of expertise among our outstanding faculty, and have
built a unique place for large-scale innovation characterized by
foundational excellence and translational impacts. We are an
engineering school on the rise at the most innovative university in
the country and in the heart of the nation's fifth largest
metropolitan area. The scale of our faculty research interests and
interdisciplinary mindset, combined with more than 48 graduate
degree programs and 25 undergraduate degree programs, provide the
foundation for knowledge generation and collaborative opportunities
to advance new ideas.
The Fulton Schools of Engineering, located across ASU's Tempe and
Polytechnic campuses, is comprised of seven schools based on
academic programs and research areas. Fulton Engineering has a
nationally recognized faculty that conducts research, instructs and
mentors students, provides service to engineering, computing and
technology professions and creates lasting impacts across local and
The Fulton Schools of Engineering follows a framework of values
designed to distinguish our practice and guide daily decisions in
our academic, research, corporate engagement and entrepreneurial
endeavors. These values influence how we recognize, reward and
communicate our achievements. At the Fulton Schools of Engineering,
---Deliver innovation that matters.
---Encourage bold thinking.
---Foster a community of learning and collaboration.
---Build a foundation for all to be successful.
Working at ASU has outstanding benefits that include: health,
dental and vision insurance plans; ASU/UA/NAU tuition reduction for
the employee and qualified family members; life insurance and
disability programs; sick leave and holidays; state and optional
retirement plans; access to ASU recreation and cultural activities,
and more. To estimate the value of your total compensation, please
- Demonstrated knowledge of marketing practices and
- Experience in establishing and maintaining effective
relationships with faculty, staff, teams, and community
- Experience with creating motion graphics.
- Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
- Experience with social media channels (LinkedIn, Instagram,
Twitter, Facebook and flickr).
- Experience translating complex and technical subjects/stories
for a general audience.
- Experience working with Google Workspace and Microsoft
- Evidence of effective communication skills.
- Experience in strategic communication planning.
- Experience in principles, concepts and practices of project
- Experience in communication assessment, editing, research and
- Experience in working collaboratively with internal and
external committees, faculty, staff, and community members.
- Experience in demonstrating research, publication and
- Experience in taking and processing photos for online and
publication use. ASU Statement
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher
education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence,
entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American
University is a single, unified institution comprising four
differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social,
cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its
research is inspired by real world application blurring the
boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU
serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona,
the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and
cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and
more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
basis protected by law.
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- Designs graphics for layout of posters, slides, banners,
newsletters, brochures, booklets, flyers, logos and other materials
as requested by client using traditional and computer graphic
- Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud applications,
specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign as well as a
working knowledge of commercial printing processes is
- Operates various graphic design equipment such as graphic
computers, cameras and printing equipment.
- Confers with clients, editors, marketing and communications
team members and others regarding project details such as print
specifications, graphic content, layout and media
- Writes bid specifications for jobs assigned to external
vendors; coordinates production of materials with external vendors
by monitoring jobs in progress, resolving technical problems,
proofing material and ensuring deadlines are met.
- Maintains department files of completed assignments; maintains
accurate logs of work in progress such as time devoted to project
and materials used.
- May perform location photography, create social media graphics
and illustrations, and design and construct visual displays and
- May create content for websites and social media channels;
ensures timeliness of all information and coordinates content
updates with departments, programs and other units.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date
Please include all employment information in month/year format
(e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer
for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience
meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews,
unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in
the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education
or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For
example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of
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