Reporting to the Senior Director for Creative Strategy, the Senior Visual Designer and Art Director is a key member of the strategic communications and marketing team (Stratcom), involved in making recommendations and developing the direction and campus-wide adoption of the university brand identity.
The position provides design expertise, creative skills, and awareness of the university’s brand identity, mission and vision.
Working independently, under general direction, the incumbent is responsible for day-to-day graphic design operations and for the execution and development of communications and marketing materials.
The incumbent develops, designs and produces a wide range of concepts and materials, which involves a variety of integrated steps and processes, and requires extensive knowledge of specialized, multi-faceted design theory, processes and media.
Part of the Office of the President, Strategic Communications and Marketing is responsible for the university’s overall marketing, communications and branding initiatives.
A highly visible and important aspect of our work is the compelling and consistent presentation of the university and its key messages in print and electronic media.
Stratcom creates marketing, communications and publications strategies, develops and implements plans and objectives, sets style guidelines for university communications, produces high-level university publications, works with campus offices and departments to advise and assist them in producing appropriate multimedia materials, and monitors campus-wide compliance with the objectives and guidelines.