Perform a variety of duties to support the Campus Recreation Marketing Department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to generating functional and creative design while maintaining graphic and visual standards based on departmental and program philosophy. Work independently and in a team setting to produce clear, consistent, creative, compelling and concise design in a timely manner.
-Attend staff meetings and trainings
-Model department values and expectations
-Create, design, illustrate typeset and produce graphics for layout of all forms of printed matters such as: booklets, brochures, reports, backlit displays, newsletters, posters, signs, flyers, and advertisements, as well as electronic materials such as web, rich-content email graphics , social media, and plasma screens.
-Confer and consult with Campus Recreation program areas requesting graphic design or layout work; develop ideas and concepts, recommend paper stock, graphic content, and layout and media requirements, create composites and modify concepts based on needs and budgetary considerations
-Maintain accurate job record/tracking
-Special projects as assigned
The successful incumbent is required to have the following certifications and training:
-Valid CPR-PR/AED and First Aid Certification from an approved provider (American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or American Safety and Health Institute) are required within 30 days of hire; Employees are required to obtain these certifications at their own expense. Campus Recreation offers a discount on certification classes for eligible employees. Other certifications may be considered. Check with your supervisor prior to making arrangements to obtain these certifications.
-All Department of Campus Recreation employees are required to complete blood borne pathogen training within 45 days of hire and renew on an annual basis.
-Complete New Employee training which includes but not limited to Emergency Action Plan, Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy training, All-Employee Security (Computer) Awareness, and Online Driver Registration & Golf Cart (if authorized)
-Excellent customer service skills
-Knowledge and skill in design, layout and illustration
-Demonstrated knowledge and skill in computer design programs for Macintosh platform (OSX) such as InDesign, Photoshop, and illustrator. Web design/layout (CSS, HTML) a plus.
-Majoring in visual communication/graphic design, having completed the 200-level courses with at least a “B” average
-Knowledge of typography, photography pre-press and computer generated design and layout
-Excellent organization skills, and communication.
-Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
-Ability to do detailed work with hands (mounting, creating comps)
-Must be enrolled at UA for a minimum of 6 credit hours (employment contingent on enrollment)
-Flexible scheduling and break availability