Graphic Designer

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS 39759
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Description
The principal purpose of this position is to provide assistance in the creative direction, graphic design, illustration, and print production for all major marketing and advertising pieces produced by the Department of Athletics. The major objective of this position is to assist in successfully meeting the marketing and advertising needs of the Department by creating professional, high quality graphics, within the requested budget and deadline. 1.Assist the Director of Creative Services in the production, oversight, and implementation of designs and the creative direction of all marketing materials for the Athletic Department. 2.Assist in the organization, oversight, and implementation of all phases of the design production process. Such tasks include creating production schedules, art direction and design, photography coordination and styling, print coordination, pre-press production, four-color proofing, and on-press supervision or press checks. 3.Assist in design production for the Athletic Department's website (, and social media channels, including story graphics, award nomination graphics, advertisements, wallpapers and other materials as needed. 4.Foster an innovative and creative environment that is responsive to our Department and University needs while ensuring that brand identity standards and brand personality are reflected in all Department communications. 5.Design and produce high-quality marketing pieces that communicate a strategic department and university message to a broad audience in many different media formats (such as logos, stationary, brochures, direct mail solicitations, print ads, posters, newsletters, mailers, e-mail campaigns). 6.Assist the Hail State Video Productions with video board designs and production. 7.Collaborate with communication team members to achieve consistency in creative direction and design of external publications for departments. This also includes working effectively with coaches to translate their vision or need into an appropriate design that meets their marketing goal. 8.Successfully manage multiple projects concurrently, while meeting project deadlines. 9.Oversee student and internship workers specifically working in design and production of marketing materials. 10.Performs related duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts or Graphic Design; two (2) years of experience.

Internal Number: PARF 497658

Reference: 561325154

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