Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Open Committee Position: Graphic Design & Desktop Publishing

SLIG has an open position for a graphic designer/desktop publisher to start in October. The position may be held by one or two individuals, depending on skills; however, a combined position is preferred and is outlined here.

Graphic Design
  • Manages Design elements
    • In collaboration with the Director, conducts annual evaluation of branding
    • Updates logos and branded assets for use in publications and social media
    • Updates branding elements in Canva and Adobe products
  • Creates Official SLIG designs for current use
    • Recommends images for use in course marketing
    • Creates marketing images for use in print, blog, and on Facebook
    • Collaborates with social media manager and Facebook community manager as needed
Desktop Publishing
  • Oversees style guide updates
    • In collaboration with the director and syllabus coordinator, reviews and updates the syllabus style guide annually
  • Produces syllabus materials
    • Creates syllabus cover template per current-year specifications
    • Assembles syllabus materials for print and digital publication for all SLIG programs – SLIG Virtual (fall),SLIG, and SLIG Academy 
    • Ensures publications follow published style guides
    • Works with Syllabus Coordinator to make corrections as required
    • Saves syllabus in desired print and digital formats for distribution
  • Produces other print media assets
    • Prepares course completion certificates, tickets, and other items for printing
    • Using elements provided by the Writer/Editor and Graphic Designer, designs and produces course flyers, media ads, and other collaterals for distribution
    • Assembles tech day, colloquium, and other handouts as needed
Other Responsibilities
    • Maintains broad knowledge base about SLIG to ensure accuracy of visual communication
    • Attends monthly committee meetings, and ad hoc marketing committee or other meetings as needed
Time and Benefits
  • The position is a year-round appointments by the Director, and serves all SLIG programs – SLIG Virtual (fall),SLIG, and the SLIG Academy for Professionals. 
  • Time spent per month will vary:
    • Graphic Design peak periods are mid-November-mid-December, March-April
    • Desktop Publishing peak periods are August, mid-October-January (holidays and SLIG week off), April-May 
  • Benefits include a pre-reserved seat and waived tuition for a SLIG course of choice in each program – SLIG Virtual, SLIG, and SLIG Academy for Professionals. Travel costs are not included.
  • Must have proven design and publishing skills. Samples of recent work may be requested. 
  • Must provide own Adobe Creative Cloud product subscription – including Illustrator, inDesign, Acrobat Pro, other if needed. Canva will be provided.
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