The Digital Graphic Designer is responsible for advancing the University’s brand and strategic initiatives by creating smart, compelling, and effective designs across a range of media with a primary focus on digital and motion. Utilizing a combination of software and design expertise, the Digital Graphic Designer produces visual executions that inspire, inform, and persuade key audiences for TCU.
1. Meets with academic and administrative partners to understand challenges, objectives, and strategies for each project, then creates and presents seamless design concepts that meet those needs and engages target audience(s).
2. Creates designs for a range of projects in the digital space, including but not limited to: display ad suites (static and animated), digital signage, mass emails, short videos and video graphic packages, social and web assets, icons and user interface animations, landing page designs, presentations, infographics, etc.
3. Utilizes project management software to keep the team in the loop and assignments on track.
4. Assists in creating/revising printed materials.
5. Corrects and enhances photos as needed.
6. Provides art direction on photo/video shoots.
7. Adapts existing creative for the digital space.
8. Self-reviews materials for quality control.
9. Stays abreast of current design trends, tools and media.
10. Upholds visual identity standards by demonstrating best practices and guiding and assisting members of the university community and outside vendors.
11. Identifies and manages production partners (including photographers, videographers, illustrators, editors, etc.) as needed, to obtain estimates, define parameters, review proofs, resolve problems and ensure high-quality deliverables.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Please apply on our website at https://jobs.tcu.edu/cw/en-us/job/497192/digital-graphic-designer.
ABOUT TCUFounded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 299 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the new TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, which is operated in collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.Currently, TCU enrolls 9,474 undergraduates and 1,490 graduate students. Twenty-six percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, 5 percent are international students, and 42 percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members, 87 percent of whom hold a terminal degree. For nine consecutive years, TCU has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For®.At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU’s actions this year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core curriculum.
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