Student Assistant - Graphic Designer

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 5, 2022
Technology Casual

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Job Description:

The UF Innovation Academy (IA) is looking for an interested graduate or an undergraduate student who would like to assist in developing graphic elements for the Innovation Academy.

Projects and responsibilities would include but are not limited to the following:

  • Align event/program UF IA branding across different event materials with the use of Adobe programs.

  • Communicate ideas through team meetings, mood board sessions, design development and critiques.

  • Develop and edit UF IA event publicity, logos, and marketing materials and advertisements, including, but not limited to:

    • Launch into IA event graphic materials: postcard, save the date, agenda, signage, nametags, t-shirts, etc.

    • Catalyst event graphic materials: booklet, save the date, agenda, itinerary, glass certificates, signage, nametags, etc.

    • Summit event graphic materials: save the date, signage, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

    • Special projects like murals, signage, social media assignments, marketing campaigns, etc.

  • PowerPoint Presentations for

    • Recruitment

    • Preview

    • Overview

    • Events such as Launch, Catalyst, Summit

  • Design IA social media graphics in Canva or Adobe

  • Annual redesign of Annual Report.

  • Web Graphic Elements; resize and reformat designs and photographs for web and emails.

  • Correspond with printing companies (Alta, etc.) on print projects such as brochures, posters, booklets, recruitment materials, and ads; screen to print color knowledge, choose paper types and sizes, approve proofs with team, etc.

  • Offer support to the IA team for major events, some of which may take place after 5pm. These include but are not limited to: Launch, Summit, or Catalyst.

  • Participate in staff interviews.

  • Provide front desk and phone coverage as needed to assist the Administrative Assistant and IA Ambassadors.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Expected Salary:

$10.00 - $12.00 per hour; commensurate with skills and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus, be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS), and maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Must be in good academic and conduct standing with the University of Florida. Registered students are employed on a part-time basis, up to 20 hours per week.

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Robust portfolio with electronic and print media

  • Junior or Senior student in the UF Graphic Design program

  • Ability to read, write and communicate professionally

  • Schedule that allows work to be completed during business hours (M-F, 8am-5pm)

  • Ability to work flexibly and efficiently in a multidisciplinary environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Candidates with knowledge of UF brand guidelines and extensive experience with developing attractive and interesting University graphic products.

  • Basic copywriting and photography skills

  • Will commit at least 2 consecutive semesters to the position

  • Ability to be patient with the needs of a growing office and student needs

  • Ability to offer strong customer service to students, families, and prospective students who come into the office or call the office

  • Takes initiative, learns proactively, and adapts quickly to new situations

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and class schedule (or hours of availability).

Must be able to work 10 hours a week.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:No