University Book Store is looking for an upbeat and inspired graphic designer to create engaging and on-brand graphics and communications for a variety of media. This position will design across print and digital platforms for the company's in-store and online marketing presence, as well as social media platforms and applications. Our ideal candidate has a creative and innovative mindset with the desire to collaborate and grow; is passionate about communicating a message through visual language; is inspired by local, independent retail and is mindful of how a customer engages with brand.
Design and produce web and print collateral to support organizational marketing efforts, including window display banners, flyers and in-store signage, print and digital advertising, email layouts, online web assets, social media templates, and other traditional and digital media efforts
Support in-house design needs in collaboration with the Marketing, eCommerce, IT, and sales department needs
Assist with the production and packaging of marketing materials
Update and maintain a shared library of collateral assets
Develop and pitch campaigns and related concepts to internal stakeholders
Establish a modern, clean, bold, and compelling design aesthetic that carries through all University Book Stores visual elements and aligns with campaign objectives to engage and delight our customers
Work collaboratively with various departments to ensure consistency between vision and implementation of all creative efforts
Work effectively and positively within tight deadlines; juggle competing priorities
Experience and Skill Required
Bachelor's degree or professional certification in Graphic Design required
Understanding of marketing, production, corporate identity, product packaging, advertisements and multimedia design, including email and e-commerce UX
Strong computer skills and advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Experience with MS Office
Familiarity with HTML and CSS a plus
Experience working in a retail and/or a branded environment a plus
Self-motivated, self-starter who is committed to excellence and optimal outcomes for all work produced
Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and project and time management
Minimum of one-year professional experience in a similar role or relevant internship
Team player and can-do attitude a must!
Work Experience & Physical Requirements:
This position operates in an office environment and routinely uses computers, large scale printers, etc,
Must be able to lift and move up to 30 pounds
Requires physical ability for standing, sitting, crouching, kneeling, frequent walking, and reaching.
Occasional meetings and events outside of normal working hours are required
Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: off
Hours may change as seasonal and business needs dictate
Wage & Benefits
The pay range for this position is $15.15 -17.00 per hour DOE. Once hours requirements are met, benefits include: medical, dental, life, and disability insurance; holiday, vacation, and sick pay; 401k retirement plan; merchandise discount; employee assistance program; and a subsidized bus pass.
Complete the application at www.ubookstore.com/jobs and provide samples of your design work, a professional portfolio, or a link to your website.