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Graphic Designer I (#20264) UP - 20264 more...
Location:Houston, TX
Company:Lone Star College
First posted:April 21, 2017
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Job Title Graphic Designer I (#20264) UP Job ID 20264
Location
LSC-University Park
Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary Regular

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.  A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • Students Matter
  • Inspire Excellence
  • Act Intentionally
  • Better Together
  • No Fear!
  • Trust!

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-University Park

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States.  With more than 80,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion. 

LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP's vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP's "Invitation to Innovate" (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent. 

Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607

Position Summary

Utilizes professional level skills to accomplish assignments within an area of functional specialty.  Working independently and with project teams, uses a variety of tools and mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.  Plans, analyzes and creates solutions for visual communications needs throughout Lone Star College.   

Job Functions

  1. Independently and/or as part of a team conceptualizes, plans and designs a variety of print and non-print materials and layouts for assigned internal publications, advertisements, digital signage, web pieces, etc...

  2. Takes part in team/project meetings to assist with larger-project needs analysis, planning, organization, and concept development.

  3. Uses a variety of tools and mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects to create options for customer selection.

  4. Responsible for meeting deadlines and using independent judgment to prioritize assigned work.

  5. Maintains communications with vendors, requesting bids, providing pre-press and press checks, and helping ensure print-production timelines are met.

  6. Graphic Designers in different departments may focus on one or more specific types of projects, including but not limited to catalogs and class schedule productions, web/multimedia design, various publications, posters/fliers/brochures, etc...).

  7. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • At least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.   

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Associate's degree in Visual Communications 

  • Experience with design software 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of professional printing processes, pre-press production, printing techniques, paper selection, coating, etc.

  • Knowledge of PC's (Microsoft Office) and MACs and related graphic design software Knowledge of a variety of design software and tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, DreamWeaver, HTML, Constant contact, etc...

  • Knowledge of general layout principles and basic aesthetic design concepts.

  • Ability to adapt to changing technology and acquire new skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment and meet deadlines

  • Excellent customer service skills 

Salary

Hiring Salary is $47,865.

Work Schedule & Conditions

PC/MAC workstations running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows/Apple environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment as well as a variety of graphics-related software, equipment, and design tools (e.g. SLR cameras, large scale printers, video equipment, scanners, etc...).  

Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position.

Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance.

This includes 22-23 days paid holidays and up to 12 annual vacations days, full comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE ONLY

To learn of all available opportunities, go to: (please use the apply button below) .  Search by keyword or click the "Advanced Search" link to search by keyword or Job Opening ID.  Application materials will not be accepted via fax, e-mail, mail or hand delivery.

Normally there is no contact with applicants unless they are selected for interview.  Some openings are posted year-round and are re-posted periodically; these applicants will be notified and asked to re-apply in order to remain active applicants for those positions.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at (please use the apply button below) .

All positions are subject to a criminal background check.  EEO Employer

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