Graphic Design Specialist - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2565 - Unclassified - FT (Salaried)

Provide complex graphic support services, such as layout, art creation, and design to fulfill client requirements for promotional, instructional, and research materials, as well as other administrative materials. Assist in consulting with university faculty, staff, and students to coordinate graphic services and provide direction to clients as needed. Assist in the selection and use of technological resources pertaining to graphic services.  


  1. Produce designs and artwork through computer graphics and multimedia production to meet the requirements of clients. 
  2. Collaborate with other artists to determine distribution of workflow and share ideas for projects and designs.
  3. Conduct research on content and style, search for images and graphics appropriate to content.
  4. Meet with consultants for job clarification, design and production options, questions and concerns.
  5. Consult with clients as necessary to clarify requirements for their design projects and to review proofs.
  6. Maintain records of materials, time spent on jobs, and bill finished jobs according to procedures.
  7. Maintain files according to standard operating procedure (for later retrieval and updating), clearing out outdated files, and updating computer software.
  8. Maintain supply inventory and document unit purchases.
  9. Actively promote a customer-oriented approach throughout Regional Marketing & Public Relations.
  10. Participate in computer skills training and keep current with updates.
  11. Participate in professional development activities.
  12. Participate in cross-functional projects.
  13. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with software used for graphic design and page layout
  • Demonstrated experience in design and layout for digital and offset printing Knowledge of design and illustration for electronic artwork
  • Knowledge of web design
  • Demonstrated experience using Macintosh platform, some experience with PC
  • Verbal and written communication skills; including communicating technical information in terms understandable to the end user
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability and willingness to work independently in a team environment
  • Customer service skills; including diplomatically, patiently, and successfully handling complaints, problems, questions, conflict, and suggestions
  • Ability to take initiative, analyze problems and generate solutions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design/Arts or a comparable terminal certification/degree in a related field
  • One to three (1-3) year’s experience

Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. .

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

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  • Graphic Design Specialist
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  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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