Job ID: 188153

Specialist, Marketing Graphic Design

Austin Community College District

  • Jun. 27, 2022
 
  • Specialist, Marketing Graphic Design
  • Austin Community College District
    Austin, TX
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Classified Staff
  • Graphic Design/Marketing
 
 

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
 
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

 

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

 

Job Posting Title:

Specialist, Marketing Graphic Design

 

Job Description Summary:

Responsible for the conceptualization, planning, design, and production of official college marketing materials that are consistent with the college's graphic identity standards.

 

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1) Provides concepts, graphic design, and artwork on a variety of projects across multimedia, from print pieces, like flyers, annual reports, and brochures, to social media, digital advertisement, email marketing, and broadcast television. 
2) Designs and produces creative assets including, but not limited to, graphs, charts, icons, logos, and animated graphics.
3) Presents visual designs to team and management while clearly articulating design rationale.
4) Incorporates team and management edits in a respectful manner.
5) Ensures work produced is in accordance with the college's brand, graphic arts, pre-press industry, and, if applicable, U.S. Postal Service standards.
6) Works with vendors to obtain cost estimates for projects within quality specifications, financial constraints, and time schedule for projects.
7) Demonstrates strong customer service practices.
8) Maintains digital assets and adheres to file naming convention.
9) Checks proofs during production stages and reviews quality of final products before release to clients.
10) Collaborates with the marketing team to ensure the needs of the client, the message the design should portray, and its appeal to end users is effective.
11) Researches design and technological trends to help ensure the college's design reflects current trends and is effective in reaching target audiences.

 

Knowledge
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


* Advanced knowledge of graphic design, typography, and color principles.
* Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
* Knowledge of pre-press and printing processes.
* Working knowledge of digital photography for publication/advertising purposes.
* Basic understanding of HTML or CSS.
* Knowledge of Adobe After Effects (preferred).

 

Skills
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


* Maintaining an established work schedule.
* Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
* Creativity, communication, and problem solving skills.
* Ability to manage multiple projects and independently prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
* Demonstrated attention to detail, follow-through, and adherence to brand standards.
* Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
* Strong interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.

 

Technology Skills
* Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software and graphic design and publishing applications including Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Internet, FTP, and scanning software in a predominately Mac-based environment.

 

Required Work Experience
* One year related work experience.  May include paid and unpaid internships.

 

Preferred Work Experience
* Two or more years related work experience.

 

Required Education
* Associate degree.

Four years of related work experience may substitute for this education requirement. Applicants who substitute work experience to meet the education requirement must use additional related work experience to meet the years of "Required Work Experience" for this position.  Please note that the college reserves the right to amend these terms of substitution at any time.

 

Preferred Education
* Bachelor's degree in a graphic design-related field.

 

Other Preferred Qualifications
* Solid understanding of mobile and web user experience and user interaction design (UI UX).
* Demonstrated knowledge of motion graphics and video editing.

 

Physical Requirements
* Work is performed in a standard office environment.
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
* Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.

 

Number of Openings:

1

 

Job Posting Close Date:

July 8, 2022

 

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
 

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

 

EEO Statement

The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

 

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

 

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 
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