This is a full‑time position with full university benefits.
Summary: Arkansas State University Mid-South is seeking a skilled professional, creative Graphic Designer to create and produce quality publications, marketing materials, and internal communications announcements. In accordance with the university’s brand, this position works to create graphics for each division of the college, including athletics.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, commercial art, advertising or related field. Must have thorough working knowledge of multiple word-processing and design software, particularly Abode CC products used in the creation of printed documents, digital and web graphics, as well as media-related messages. Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of 2 years professional experience in graphic design, digital printing, advertising, publishing or related field.
Capabilities and Attributes being sought include:
Graphic design expertise utilizing the Adobe CC platform
Creating projects that work within the university brand standards in order to maintain a consistent look and feel
Familiarity with setting up projects to meet printer specifications including bleeds, binding, color management, etc.
Ability to properly utilize commercial fonts and text management in the design process
Must be able to provide regular communication and statues updates on multiple projects
Ability to understand and execute projects in a timely manner
Copywriting experience helpful, but not required.
Responsibilities: Works as an essential member of the Marketing team, under the Division of Institutional Advancement, and assists in the strategic design, production and execution of all college informational materials and publications; helps maintain visual and content brand aspects for all college marketing channels and internal communications; and provides support for special events. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.
Proposed Salary: $35,000 – $40,000 depending upon credentials and experience. Competitive benefits package available including retirement; health, life, dental & disability insurance; a flex benefit plan; and educational discounts for employee and family.
Projected Start Date: June 1, 2023. Review of applications will begin May 1 and continue until the position is filled.
Please note that ASU Mid-South requires a criminal background check as part of the employment process and a driver’s license verification.
Required Application Materials:
· letter of application specifying the position of interest,
· completed Arkansas State University Mid-South application for employment, including contact information for three professional references,
· resume or curriculum vitae
· copy/copies of college transcripts
Candidates will be required to present a portfolio demonstrating prior work experience and to produce a sample project as part of the interview process.
For an application to be considered, all requested materials must be submitted simultaneously either by mail, email, fax, or personal delivery to:
Arkansas State University Mid-South
ATTN: Human Resources
2000 West Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301-3829
(870) 733-6719 (FAX)
ASU Mid-South and the Arkansas State University System are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.