Job Opening for Creative Manager & Lead Graphic Designer in Western Colorado University (1 Western Way, Gunnison, CO 81231)



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Job Category : Content Writing
Company Name: Western Colorado University
Position Name: Creative Manager & Lead Graphic Designer
Location : 1 Western Way, Gunnison, CO 81231
Job Description : JOB
Western Colorado University invites applications for the full time position of Creative Manager and Lead Graphic Designer. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, works closely with the content strategy team, and is responsible for being the lead project manager for all graphic design projects.

The Creative Manager and Lead Graphic Designer is responsible for supervising up to two (2) interns/student workers, coordination, designing and productions of a variety of University publications and marketing collateral. This person also creates or repurposes design concepts and layouts for the university’s community including photo selection, digital illustration, and font usage adhering to the university brand standards. Practices collaboration across all departments, as well as, faculty, students and other staff as necessary on projects.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Knowledge of design principles and reproduction processes. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat) and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of legal issues related to copyright and intellectual property. Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple deadlines. Progressively responsible experience in graphic design, production and art direction. Experience organizing, coordinating and inspiring the work of other members of creative team as well as working independently to create and produce communications materials.Preferred Qualifications: Approximately a minimum of 4 years of creative and graphic design work. HTML and CSS experience. Knowledge of best practices in web design as related to user interface, usability, visual hierarchy, information architecture, browser and platform compatibility, and accessibility issues. Previous experience working in higher education.

Compensation: Salary range of $40,000 – $45,000 annually. Position is eligible for an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance plans with low co-pays and low out of pocket maximums, generous paid time off, a shared contribution retirement plan and tuition benefits.Application Procedure: Apply online at Required attachments for online application include letter of application addressed to Katie Lyons, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, résumé, transcripts, contact information for 3 references, and your portfolio or at least three (3) samples of work.Contact the search committee chair with position specific questions: .Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is hired. Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3,000 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Professionals have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit to learn more about the university. Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus.

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