Web/Graphic Design Specialist
September 9th, 2021

ADVERTISING ART DIRECTION BRANDING CREATIVE DIRECTION GRAPHIC DESIGN ILLUSTRATION PRINT DESIGN WEB DESIGN WEB DEVELOPMENT


Job Description

This position is a team member of D.S. Creative, an in-house creative agency for UNT Dining Services, where It’s About the Food! The agency provides communications and branding for the university’s dining halls, retail units, upscale restaurant, commissary bakery and full-service catering operation. This position is responsible for our website and also produces solutions to print and digital marketing projects while also guiding student creative work.

This position typically works Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Some evenings and weekends may be required.
This position does not work remotely.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

It’s About the Food. As the largest self-supported food service department in North Texas, UNT Dining Services offers 5 Dining Halls, 20+ retail venues, an upscale dining restaurant, a hydroponic garden, a central scratch bakery, and catering service—all led by professionally-trained chefs and hospitality experts.

UNT is recognized as a national leader in university dining due to the department’s innovative, trendsetting approach to food service and award-winning culinary talent. UNT operates Mean Greens Café, the nation’s first 100% vegan collegiate Dining Hall, and Kitchen West, Texas’ first and only university Dining Hall Certified Free From™ the Big 8 Food Allergens and Gluten by Kitchens with Confidence. In early 2021, UNT opened its first standalone Dining Hall, Eagle Landing, inspired by urban food halls and home to seven unique restaurant concepts, all available for a single Meal Plan swipe.

UNT was named No. 2 in the nation as a college with the best food by Delish.com and is also the recipient of the prestigious Loyal E. Horton Award and Vegan Recipe Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services. As a founding member of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, UNT contributes to groundbreaking research on plant-forward diets, food waste reduction, and consumer food choices while accelerating the implementation of the Menus of Change Principles of Healthy, Sustainable Menus.


Job Responsibilities

  • Manages the department’s website presence. Oversees the website’s strategic direction, production schedule, content, training, performance and technical function, security and accessibility. Ensures website is relevant, fresh and always improving.
  • Produces a variety of print and digital creative projects using industry-standard tools.
  • Serves as a professional role model and guide to student employees on their work projects.
  • Comes to work regularly, maintains assigned work schedule. Follows procedures requesting leave and reporting absences, and provides necessary documentation/releases to work if necessary.
  • Uses positive techniques to motivate employees. Sets and achieves high standards with the team. Properly delegates tasks and projects. Provides appropriate feedback to subordinates.
  • Understands job procedures, policies and responsibilities; keeps up-to-date technically; acts as a resources person on whom others rely for assistance. Accepts accountability for actions.
  • Identifies problems and analyzes causes; takes or recommends actions after evaluating alternative solutions; follow-up to ensure problems are corrected. Generates alternative solutions when solving problems.
  • Develops strategies and work plans for accomplishing goals; organizing tasks in a logical sequence and identifying resources required. Capable of managing several assignments at the same time. Seeks new tools, job training, and learning opportunities.
  • Writes reports, letters, etc. using appropriate style, format, spelling and grammar, writes in a clear, concise manner. Clear when communicating ideas orally. Exhibits listening skills and ensures the message is understood. Receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Puts the department’s success ahead of personal goals; shares information and resources with others; gives timely responses to requests made by others; promotes teamwork.
  • Job requires: Carrying, Climbing, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to Communicate

Job Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s Degree in related field and one year work experience in print, video, and/or electronic media production, or related field; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • This position requires a valid U.S. drivers license and ability to operate university vehicles.
  • This is a security sensitive position.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Understanding of the principles, equipment, software, and practices of the field of media design and production.
  • Manual dexterity and physical ability to operate various items of media equipment.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 2 years of related experience.
  • Experience designing, implementing and managing websites with WordPress.
  • Ability to manage front-end and back-end website development.

 

 


How to Apply

Additional Information

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

The University of North Texas System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Posted By
Bryant Canzoneri

Become a team member of D.S. Creative, a dynamic in-house creative agency for the award-winning UNT Dining Services.

URL
http://dining.unt.edu

Location
Denton, TX

Job Type
Full-time