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Graphic Designer PT2

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Professional/ Technical
Salary: $27.25 hourly
Pay Grade: IC Hourly PT - 19 to 29 hrs
Division: Marketing, Communications, Advancement & Community Relations
Department: Marketing Services

Schedule Information: Monday - Friday, schedule to be determined.

Hours per Week: 29 hours/week

Benefits: Prorated Sick & Vacation; Holiday Pay; and 2 Harper Tuition Waivers per semester  

Work Conditions:

Work is primarily performed indoors and is sedentary in nature.  Some evening and weekend work may be required to perform duties of the job.

Duties of Position: Develops and produces graphic elements of integrated marketing campaigns and publications consistent with the Harper College brand and in accordance with Harper College identity standards. Provides creative direction to, assigned accounts within time and budget constraints. Creates motion graphics for multimedia presentations. Develops graphic elements and information graphics for print, web and slide presentations. Assists the Creative Services Manager with design leadership. Researches and keeps current on all industry technology advancements. May also be responsible for special areas such as: the college project management system, digital image library, graphics file server, brand standards manual, or other related areas.

Develops creative concepts consistent with brand identity standards established by Marketing Department.

Produces, from concept through completion, integrated marketing campaign elements and publications for print, web, video and slide presentation.

Creates graphic elements and motion graphics for web and multimedia presentations.

Researches and recommends print and other quotes when needed.

Researches and recommends print and production vendors. Interfaces with printers to request quotes and schedule.

Collaborates with clients and members of the marketing team to deliver graphic services that meet time, cost, quality, and strategic parameters.

Art directs video and photo shoots for assigned projects.

Researches and recommends appropriate technological advancements in regard to the Graphic Design industry.

Operates desktop publishing equipment and all current industry software as well as the College’s job tracking and file transfer programs. 

Directs outside freelance work and agencies as needed.

Responsible for output and quality standards of all digital files released for production.

Responsible for tracking of jobs include meeting all internal and external project deadlines. 

Performs related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required in a Graphic Design course of study or equivalent experience.

Experience Requirements: Minimum of three years relevant work experience. Extensive experience in appropriate software and production capabilities.  Must have a strong working knowledge and ability in the following graphic software programs: Adobe Creative Suite.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: December 3, 2021

Required Documents: ***A resume, cover letter and portfolio are required to complete the application process*** The portfolio can be attached under Additional Supporting Documents.

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 11/22/21