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Graphic Designer

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State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

For more information, please see The Baptist Faith and Message.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Graphic Designer
Posting Number S534P
Classification Title

Position Summary Information


Position provides graphic design services that support university branding, academic marketing, community outreach, alumni and donor engagement. Position will focus on the design of printed and digital media including advertisements, direct mail, literature, publications, newsletters, signage, displays, advertising specialties and apparel. (Online Portfolio is requested for this position, must be included on your resume.)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.
1. Assist supervisor and members of the Marketing and Communication division in development, design, and production of marketing and promotional materials.
2. Work on multiple concurrent projects while maintaining high standards of excellence and conformity to university graphic standards.
3. Meet project deadlines set by supervisor. Proactively communicate with supervisor when completion by deadline is in jeopardy.
4. Ensure all working materials, including artwork files, photographs, samples, etc., are properly archived and cataloged for future reference.
5. Ability to produce high-quality photographs of university events or features as needed.
6. Stay current with design and marketing trends.
7. Work with third-party vendors to deliver press-ready files for production.
8. Plan and attend discovery meetings with clients to understand the full scope of projects.
9. Share and consistently express division’s commitment to express Christ’s attitude of service, excellence, humility and dignity in each interaction with university clients and external vendors.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
 Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
 Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and customer service orientation
 Creative thinker with the ability to execute ideas
 Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects
 Knowledge of project management systems
 Strong knowledge of the various aspects of graphic design production including: typography, composition and layout, color theory, printing, photography and digital media.

Skill and ability in: Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc)

Working knowledge of standard workplace applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Graphic Design or related field or one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful experience in a related field that requires strong organizational and relational skills.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/31/2017
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Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document 2