Description: Assists with managing and overseeing various graphics functions for the University such as print and electronic marketing images and materials as well as print, media, broadcast, digital, and e-commerce graphics. Coordinates departmental workflow, ensures designs reflect the University's messaging and style, and that projects are completed by deadline and within budget.
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Assistant Director of Graphic Design. This position will assist the Director of Graphic Design in developing the visual brand of the Athletic Department across print, digital, and audio/video platforms, while also assisting in capturing content via photo/video at games and department events. This individual will collaborate with predominantly internal constituencies-with an additional with an additional emphasis on Marketing and Pitt Studios projects--to provide a consistent brand and message across a variety of print materials, digital artwork, and varied promotional materials as needed. Photo, video, and/or motion graphic experience preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience: Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Work Schedule: Varies
Work Arrangement: On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.
Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Essential Functions: Computer work; use of telephone/communication technologies.
Physical Effort: The individual will be required to stand and walk for long periods of time at games and events. The incumbent will also be required to carry objects up to 24-34 lbs. and must be able to successfully communicate and understand instructions.