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Job Title: Graphic Designer

Hiring Period: Academic Year | Hourly Pay Rate: $14.00 | Hours per week: 10
On/Off Campus: On Campus | Work-Study/Non Work-Study: Work-Study, Non Work-Study | On Bus Route

Job Description: Commonwealth Honors College seeks a creative and detail-oriented student experienced in graphic design to join the communications team.

A large focus of this position is designing digital and print material, while providing general support for CHC communications efforts.

Duties:
Assist in conceptualizing, designing, and producing digital and print material, including web and email graphics, digital templates, signage, event flyers, social media images, postcards, and brochures.

Assist in maintaining the Honors College’s image, identity, and communication style across all creative platforms.

Handle requests for promotional material and, as assigned, work with faculty and staff to ascertain needs and explain possible options available.

Provide general support to CHC communications projects.
Work under general supervision of the Director of Communications.
Other duties as necessary.

Qualifications:
Proficient in graphics and publishing software, specifically Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Understanding and knowledge of graphic design and desktop publishing standards.
Strong eye for design and attention to detail.
Ability to give and receive constructive criticism.
Proficiency with social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook).
Ability to communicate effectively and interact professionally.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
Previous work experience in graphic design, marketing, and/or communication desirable.

Work-study preferred.

Must provide a portfolio of original design projects/layout.

Membership in Commonwealth Honors College is not required.

To apply, submit a resume and links to a maximum of three original designs to: Natalie Georges, Director of Communications, natalie.georges@honors.umass.edu.

Review of applications begins on September 20, 2019.

How to Apply: Email, Send Resume, See Website, See instructions in job description

Name/Company: Natalie Georges
Department: Commonwealth Honors College

Address:
Commonwealth Honors College
157 Commonwealth Ave
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

Job Number: 34273