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April 2, 2007

Student Position Available: Graphic Designer

Looking for a great graphic design experience? At the College of Business, you will have a wide range of projects, including brochures, posters, invitations, web page layout, displays, and more. This is a great opportunity to gain some real world experience while strengthening your portfolio. This position can be applied as an internship. We are looking for students with at least 1 ½ to 2 years of school left. Please send resumes to thaokou@uwec.edu or call 715-836-3977 for more information.

Reports to

  • College of Business Assistant Dean-External Affairs

Hours

  • Academic Year: 15-20 hours per week. Exact days to be determined
  • Summer: 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday

Duties

  • Designs and creates layouts for College of Business brochures, invitations, fliers and other promotional materials
  • Works with the Assistant Dean-External Affairs to develop the theme and general concepts for printed materials and websites
  • Works with UW-Eau Claire Entrepreneur Program to design and develop annual reports
  • Works with commercial printers to develop price quotes and printing schedules
  • Completes all pre-production tasks for submission to commercial printers. Works with the printers to develop a schedule to ensure that work is done on time
  • Develops graphics for the College of Business web site
  • Works with the College of Business web programmers to implement web designs

Qualifications

  • Must be creative and have a good sense of design
  • Must be a self-starter as position has little or no supervision
  • Must have excellent communication skills: Must be a good listener who can explain complex issues well. Must be able to develop a good working relationship with the other graphic artists on campus as well as the printers and other venders he or she comes in contact with.
  • Must be able to work on a Macintosh platform
  • Must be proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Quark Xpress 6
  • Must know how to scan and electronically manipulate images
  • Knowledge of web design
  • Basic knowledge of Dreamweaver and Flash a plus