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Graphic Designer
University Book Store


Position Summary:

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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

Work Schedule:

  • 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.

To Apply:

Complete the application at www.ubookstore.com/jobs and provide samples of your design work, a professional portfolio, or a link to your website.

Job Type: Full-time

Additional Compensation: Store Discounts