University Marketing Graphic Designer - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1767 - Unclassified - FT

Looking for a fast-paced, creative environment – in one of the most beautiful settings you can find? Then look no further, and apply to be part of the University Communications and Marketing team as a graphic designer. You will need to be a thinker, creator, problem-solver, and visual storyteller of our brand. At times you will need to capture a teen's attention throughout an 80-page viewbook. Other times, you'll imagine a postcard that will speak to them the moment they see it. In between, there will be pamphlets and posters, badges and brochures…all speaking to a teen, like a teen.

The University Marketing Graphic Designer will collaborate with appropriate staff and team members to design, edit, and prepare for production a variety of university marketing materials, primarily directed toward external audiences. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of the difference between designing for print pieces, environmental graphics, and websites/multimedia.

He/she will be expected to embrace our project management system in order to assist in managing project timelines and maintaining deadlines to ensure timely completion of projects. The successful candidate will be able to take/deliver creative feedback from/to colleagues who do not report directly to him/her, and will drive results while keeping projects on track.


  • Collaborate with production/traffic manager, editors, other designers, photographers, videographers, web team, and other appropriate staff to produce publications and other materials for university relations, recruiting, and events.
  • Brainstorm visual ideas with other members of the creative team
  • Interact with outside printers to establish relationships and ensure high quality of product and services.
  • Consult with clients, as necessary, to determine expectations and resources.
  • Design, present, and modify art for clients.
  • Research methods, styles, images, and graphics appropriate to content.
  • Follow process and utilize appropriate software/tools for successfully monitoring progress of active projects, providing support as needed to ensure timely completion.
  • Participate in professional development activities.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • One to three (1-3) years experience 

Preferred Qualifications

  • One to three (1-3) years experience in an ad agency setting
  • Highly creative, curious, and imaginative
  • Demonstrated experience with graphic design software, such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Demonstrated experience in design and layout for digital and offset printing
  • Knowledge of and experience in web/email design
  • Knowledge of and willingness to collaborate with web team, social media, photo/video, and trademarks & licensing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service skills; including diplomatically, patiently, and successfully handling complaints, problems, questions, conflict, and suggestions
  • Experience using Macintosh platform, some experience with PC
  • Knowledge of MSOffice products, specifically Word and Excel
  • Self-motivated and well organized
  • Ability to show discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Keen attention to detail

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please provide samples of your work.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • University Communications and Marketing
  • University Marketing Graphic Designer
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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