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Graphic Designer


TITLE: Apply Graphic Designer
Marketing and Communications
MRKT
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 01-24-2020
REPORTS TO: Creative Director
SCHEDULE:

Office hours are primarily weekdays 8AM - 5PM, but responsibilities could occasionally require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction of the university Creative Director, this position will work with the Marketing & Communications team and campus partners to produce, refine, and enhance creative projects for the university. This position will primarily be responsible for the production of graphic design projects, but some photography, social media content generation and web content creation will also be a part of the responsibilities for this position.

  • Designs and produces for print and online publications and other visual media products, such as flyers, brochures, invitations, postcards, advertising, newsletters, magazines and displays that support the priorities of University Marketing and Communications and other university offices.
  • Works with Creative Director to develop and maintain concepts for environmental design, such as wayfinding, campus banners, digital signage and event promotional materials.
  • Collaborates with Director of Communications and Creative Director to Design and layout semiannual publication for the university, NOW Magazine.
  • Helps to support the University Marketing and Communications team through the production of graphics for all digital mediums including the university website and social media outlets such as Facebook. Works with the University Creative Director, Assistant Director for Online and Data Marketing as well as the university Assistant Director for Multimedia in keeping the university website up-to-date and graphically appealing.
  • Conduct periodic website audits to ensure visual engagement of content.
  • As needed, provides photo coverage at university functions, including sports, cultural and student events, and helps to maintain LeTourneau’s Digital Image Library, an archive of digital images for use in a variety marketing and publicity materials.
  • Collaborate with the other Marketing & Communications Team members to maintain a consistent and effective branding message across all platforms and mediums.
  • Provide creative ideas and suggestions to aid Marketing & Communications Team efforts.
  • Work with printing and production companies to deliver materials in timely manner.
  • Provide occasional assistance and creative contributions to videography team.
  • Maintain organization and presentation of creative assets, design projects and creative materials.
  • Utilize UI/UX Design skills to create presentations and design data visualization materials.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associate degree in graphic design or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. A robust portfolio and extensive knowledge and proficiency utilizing the latest software packages including the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office products, photo editing applications, and layout tools. An understanding of the printing process and the requirements to send projects to the four-color press are necessary.
  • Though not required, any Web programming ability is considered a great benefit to this position. In addition, creative writing ability with some understanding of basic marketing will also benefit the ideal candidate.
  • Demonstrated excellence in graphic design, photography, and a high degree of innovation through the professional portfolio; excellent in analytical thinking and creative problem solving skills for visual information design; strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills; the ability to function as a part of a multidisciplinary team; the stamina to produce high-quality graphics in a fast-paced work environment; proficiency with state-of-the-art software to produce accurate and innovative graphic design multimedia projects; and the ability to quickly learn and integrate new tools and technologies to meet customer needs.
  • LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.
  • Experience in Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere
  • Writing and content creation skills
  • Drawing and Illustration abilities.
  • Javascript, PHP and other web coding languages
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Immediately
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.