Graphic Designer

CalArts

Reporting to the Director of Creative Services, the Graphic Designer is responsible for producing both print and digital design projects for the Institute. The Graphic Designer works independently to coordinate and execute small to large scale graphic design projects. These projects target a variety of audiences – prospective students, current students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors.

Responsibilities
  • Successfully handle up to 15+ projects simultaneously under deadline pressure and with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues.

  • Create and maintain timelines and prioritizes to meet deadlines for all materials.

  • Experience working directly with clients and partners.

  • Experience working with print vendors, and creating print-ready files.

  • Experience with producing animated GIFs.

  • Clear understanding of working within an established identity system.

Requirements
  • Solid working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software.

  • Strong typographic skills.

  • Comfortable working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript a plus.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Flexibility, initiative and self-motivation.

  • Understanding of and commitment to CalArts is preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google and Adobe applications.

  • Critical thinking skills required.

Qualifications

  • BFA in Graphic Design, graduate study a plus.

  • Minimum of three to five years working design experience preferred.

How to Apply

Position is available immediately. If you are interested, please submit a cover letter, resume and a link to a portfolio of work to communicationsjobs@calarts.edu. Please indicate in the subject line: Graphic Designer in order to be considered.

Equity & Diversity

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) seeks to employ faculty who can engage our diverse communities of learners at the highest levels of artistic endeavor and critical thinking. Across the range of practitioners from artists to scholars and librarians, we welcome candidates who possess a demonstrated worldview and cultural competency to support teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students of varied backgrounds, capabilities, perspectives, social identities and gender expressions. CalArts is an equal opportunity employer.

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Posted on May 8