Graphic Designer


Fall 2021

Rate of Pay: 


Application Dates

October 25, 2021 - November 8, 2021

Job Description

Perform a variety of duties to support the Campus Recreation Marketing program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to generating functional and creative designs 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.

Duties & Responsibilities

-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


-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

Required Trainings/Certifications

The successful incumbent is required to have the following certifications and training:


-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, Online Driver Registration & Golf Cart (if authorized), and Youth Safety Training within 45 days of hire. 


Additional *

If Interested in Applying:

·         Fill out online application and include a resume with 3 references from employers, designers and/or professors.

·         Submit at least 3 digital samples of your work to  Indicate “Graphic Designer—Digital Samples” in the subject line.