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Graphic Designer Sr- Hybrid

Georgia Tech
United States, Georgia, Atlanta
Jun 21, 2024
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Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

About Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech's faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation's top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.

Georgia Tech's Mission and Values
Georgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:
1. Students are our top priority.
2. We strive for excellence.
3. We thrive on diversity.
4. We celebrate collaboration.
5. We champion innovation.
6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.
7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.
8. We act ethically.
9. We are responsible stewards.

Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.

Department Information

Are you passionate about cutting-edge research and innovation? Do you thrive in a collaborative, cross-functional environment?

Become part of Georgia Tech's research communications team, where we amplify the latest research breakthroughs and discoveries happening at Georgia Tech. The senior graphic designer will work with the research communications creative team to support the growing research enterprise.

Our Mission

Information. Reputation. Identity.

As stewards of the Georgia Tech message, in partnership with campus communicators, we:

Inform audiences by telling Georgia Tech's story.
Advance Georgia Tech's reputation across multiple platforms.
Maintain Georgia Tech's brand identity through consistent messaging and visual representation.

We take the lead in setting the standards and defining the voice that guides those collaborative communications.

Our Vision

We aspire to support and amplify one voice for Georgia Tech, and to become the team of experts to whom the campus turns for guidance to positively shape our audiences experiences and enhance the Institute's impact locally and globally.

Job Summary

Lead, directly and through project management efforts, in the development and production of print and online communications materials for use in publications and other visual presentations. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: client management, production personnel and vendors. This position typically will advise and counsel: client management and production personnel. This position will supervise: NA


Job Duty 1 -
Counsel with end user clients and production personnel in conceptualizing and defining graphic design requirements.

Job Duty 2 -
Establish priorities based availability of resources and design requirements.

Job Duty 3 -
Prepare designs, artwork and other visuals in support of client needs and consistent with design standards.

Job Duty 4 -
Determine required resources, schedule and make other required production arrangements.

Job Duty 5 -
Procure services of outside vendors and contractors where required which may include negotiation of rates and fees.

Job Duty 6 -
Oversee production process to ensure quality standards are met.

Job Duty 7 -
Review final product with users; ensure user satisfaction.

Job Duty 8 -
Maintain ongoing awareness of graphic design industry trends and developments.

Job Duty 9 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Art or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Four to six years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
Strong portfolio showcasing experience in both traditional and digital design
Excellent understanding of typography, color theory, and design principles
Advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
Ability to work within a brand identity system
Ability to prep files for print production
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
Experience in animation and motion graphics a plus

Proposed Salary

Salary Range:

$51,333.00- $80,000.00

Paygrade: I3

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires advanced knowledge and skill in the application of graphic design principles and processes. Also required are project management, organization and communications skills, and knowledge of graphic production processes, providing customer service, negotiation skills and use of specialized computer applications.

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities.

Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Further, Georgia Tech prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.

More information on these policies can be found here: https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/c2714 Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu).

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check. Please visit http://policylibrary.gatech.edu/employment/pre-employment-screening

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