Note: Students interested in our Graphic Design position should have an online or print portfolio available to review either before or during an interview.
INDIANA MEMORIAL UNION (BA-IMAU-IUBLA)
The Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) is located at the heart of the Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) campus. Whether as a home away from home for the IU community, or a gateway for visitors, the IMU welcomes all. Each year thousands of students, conference attendees, wedding guests, visiting relatives, faculty, and more enjoy the amenities the IMU has to offer.
A job with Student Affairs Marketing provides students the opportunity to work in an agency-like atmosphere where creative problem-solving and collaboration with colleagues lead to the development of effective strategies to build awareness, engagement, and action from target audiences. All Student Affairs Marketing staff will contribute to the creation, implementation, and assessment of various marketing and communications initiatives.
Real marketing challenges deserve real marketing solutions. That's where you come in.
The Graphic Designer creates a variety of digital and print designs for campaigns, signage, social media, brochures, posters, and more through research, concepting, collaboration, and finalizing files to the highest standards.
The Graphic Designer reports to the Marketing Managers and works closely with various members of the Student Affairs Marketing team and professional staff/clients from around the Indiana Memorial Union, Student Health Center, Dean of Students Office, and many more departments within Student Affairs. Members of Student Affairs Marketing participate in various meetings, workshops, critiques, and brainstorming sessions as necessary.
Works closely with full-time staff, student copywriters, and other team members to collaborate on creative solutions to build effective campaigns.
Applies creativity and design principles to digital and print designs using Adobe Creative Cloud programs, clearly communicating purpose of the marketing piece for appropriate audiences.
Follows the project management process steps and Creative Brief to accomplish work.
Researches ideas - background information, previous designs, inspiration, etc.
Communicates internally regarding critiques, production updates, and status of projects.
Communicates with clients in a timely and professional manner. Assures completion of project, provides digital files to client for production.
Accepting work-study and non-work-study candidates.
Enrolled in the Fall 2021 semester as a student at Indiana University.
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (CC): InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience creating designs and layout of campaigns and advertisements. Understanding of effective design principles and typography. Fine attention to detail. Professionalism, dependability, and respect for others. Exceptional decision-making skills and autonomy. Exceptional writing and communication skills. Performs well in a team-oriented, collaborative atmosphere. Strong sense of curiosity and creativity. Motivated individual: strives for ongoing improvement and passionate about learning. Ability to receive constructive criticism in order to improve skillset.
Pursuit of a degree in Graphic Design or a related field. Knowledge of additional Adobe Creative Cloud programs. Proficient photography skills. Understanding of effective marketing tactics. Other artistic talents (i.e., drawing, painting).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.