STUDENT GRAPHIC DESIGNER

JOB DESCRIPTION

$9.50/HR DOE/One year commitment (Sept. 2013-June 2014)

                   

The Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

In support of the University of Washington goals, the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC)promotes an inclusive and educational environment by providing programs and services which enhance the communication and exchange of multicultural perspectives and values.  The Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center provides programs and a learning environment where students and student organizations collaborate, develop, and implement programs while building leadership and organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities  

The ECC Graphic Designer position provides graphic design support to ECC staff with hard and soft copy products, including web sites. Perform a wide range of routine to complex duties and responsibilities to include: Web design, Publications, brochures, covers, Posters, briefings, multimedia, Illustration, logos, and exhibits.  The ECC Graphic Designer is scheduled between the hours of 8am – 6pm, M-F for up to 19.5 hrs per week.

Qualifications: Knowledge of design and presentation software packages to include Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, PowerPoint, Flash, InDesign knowledge a plus. Familiarity with digital file formats (tiff, gif, eps, pdf) and the strengths and weaknesses of each. Comprehensive knowledge of graphic design principles, a wide variety of media, and production methods. Basic knowledge of black and white and color photographic processes and conventional and digital print processes.

Duties Include:        

Desired:  

Minimum Qualifications Required

Reports to: Director

Educational Benefits

The Student Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, enhance customer service abilities and become familiar with a broad range of software programs and audiovisual equipment.  The Student Graphic Designer will also have the opportunity to develop organizational, logistical and communication skills by interacting with students, staff, faculty, and the general public in a multicultural environment.

A graphics portfolio would be a very helpful piece in your application but is not required.