Multimedia Content Designer

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Feb 08, 2023
Ref
STF11447
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Multimedia Content DesignerThe George Mason University School of Business invites applications for the position of Multimedia Content Designer. This position is responsible for the design and management of visual marketing and communications vehicles across all digital and traditional channels. This is a full-time classified staff position with full benefits.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Mason is the most diverse public university in Virginia and 12th nationally, based on the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges list. Washington, D.C. is ranked the 30th most racially and ethnically diverse city nationally amongst cities with a population of at least 300,000 people according to the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Diversity Ranking.The Multimedia Content Designer has responsibilities in the following areas:Graphic Design:Serve as in-house graphic designer for the School of Business. Create engaging design for websites, email templates, social media, videos, and multimedia graphics; design, layout, and package for production print materials. Print materials include, but are not limited to, magazines, newsletters, invitations, brochures and other promotional materials, print and OOH advertising, mailings, event programs, and signage.Maintain graphic and brand standards in internal and external print and web publishing.Vendor Management and Photography:Manage outside vendors to complete School of Business projects, including printing and mailing vendors, marketing and graphic design vendors, and freelance artists.Art direct photography and video production shoots, as needed.Perform digital photography assignments depicting university life, campus buildings, and events for use in online and print media.Project Management:Manage graphic content on all digital properties.Required Qualifications:Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience;Writing and editing skills, and attention to detail and editorial style;Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere);Creativity, organization, deadline-driven enthusiasm, and an ability to articulate the mission of the School of Business in print and online graphic design;Possess strong conceptual skills, high level of design, layout and typography; a broad thinker who is able to offer a variety of design approaches;Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, especially in relation to clients and bringing their ideas to life through design;Strong typography, layout design, and production skills;Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills;Advanced writing and editing skills;Intermediate marketing skills and experience; andParticipation in strategic communications campaigns and measuring the results of such campaigns.Preferred Qualifications:B.A. in Fine Arts, Speech Communications, Marketing, or related field with demonstrated graphic design experience;Photography, videography, and digital media editing skills;Strong ability to communicate and present designs effectively, including client pitches, as well as to welcome feedback and incorporate requested changes as projects evolve;Knowledge of digital marketing channels, marketing analytics, and general marketing practices;Fine art, drawing, or other specialized skills;Experience in higher education; andMarketing and advertising experience.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02824z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by December 14, 2022; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references. Please also provide 2-3 examples of your previous design work (brochures, magazines, print or digital ads, social media posts, flyers, etc.). We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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