UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Professional / Administrative Job Specification (8/99)
JOB TITLE: Graphic Designer IV **
CLASS CODE: 001287
Serve as the University's art director. Direct and coordinate the design of major university marketing and communications materials and projects. Direct and plan production of design projects, design and produce graphic art materials for print publication and electronic and digital publication using computer publishing hardware and software and traditional graphic arts techniques.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES
Direct and coordinate the design of major university marketing and communications materials and projects, including photograph, production and printing. Confer with editorial staff and external clients on projects. Design and produce graphic art materials for print publication and electronic and digital publication using computer publishing hardware and software and processing equipment.
Coordinate the ongoing development and application of a comprehensive image campaign and graphic identity program for the university. Counsel administrators, faculty and staff on these guidelines.
Assist with planning and strategy for marketing projects and communications media, contributing ideas for design, layout and photography. Serve as a member of university-wide marketing teams.
Serve as senior art director for department. Supervise and coordinate with student assistants, production coordinator, etc. Supervise and collaborate with other on-staff designer.
Advise director on compute-related technical needs of the office. Keep updated on design trends, software and technology upgrades.
Other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS
Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or related field.
Six years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.
The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.