Texas State University is hiring a graphic designer to work on everything from posters and brochures to ad campaigns and magazines. Your work will be a vital part of our recruitment, retention, advancement and branding efforts.
It’s a full-time position with some excellent benefits on the most beautiful campus in Texas.
What You’ll Do
- Participate in collaborative meetings with on-campus clients and marketing team members
- Conceptualize, design and produce marketing communications across multiple platforms
- Complete prepress requirements, check color proofs and finishing techniques, and conduct press checks on print projects
- Provide art direction for photo shoots
- Present design concepts to colleagues and clients
- Prioritize multiple projects and deadlines effectively
- Complete projects on schedule, within budget, and within university brand guidelines
- Excellent typography and layout skills with a strong attention to detail
- Experience in prepress and print production
- Expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
- Excellent communication skills
- Portfolio (must attach PDFs or link to published work)
- Five+ years of design experience in a team environment (will consider freelance experience only if it is combined with other work experience)
- Bachelor's degree in graphic design
- Experience working within project management system
- Experience in a higher education, nonprofit or government environment
Salary and Benefits
Salary: $38,000 – $42,000, depending on qualifications
- two week winter break (send us a postcard!)
- 12 vacation days (or more, depending on prior state service)
- 12 sick days
- 100% paid medical insurance, plus 50% dependent coverage
- attend a relevant conference of your choice, on us
We'll set you up with a 27" Mac and get you whatever software and books you need to do your job well. You'll have a sit/stand desk in our newly renovated offices on the 8th floor of the J.C. Kellam building.
FYI: That's just one block from the San Marcos River, where you're welcome to join us for a lunchtime swim or picnic. Did we mention that Texas State University has the most beautiful campus in Texas?