Lead Graphic Designer
December 22nd, 2021

CREATIVE DIRECTION GRAPHIC DESIGN WEB DESIGN WEB DEVELOPMENT


Job Description

As the department’s lead graphic designer, this position is involved in a variety of creative projects related to our favorite topic: food. Just like how the food served on campus is made at UNT, by UNT, for UNT, we handle all our sales and marketing in-house with projects of all sizes. From designing a 3” product label for a single packaged cookie to completely renovating an entire restaurant – and everything in between – our small-but-mighty team produces creative solutions to support the success of our award-winning department.

This employee will spend most of their time on print and digital graphic design projects. They will also oversee our Wordpress website and lead part-time employee(s) who execute web-related assignments.

This position is part of Dining Service’s in-house marketing team. We produce a variety of print and digital media in support of the university’s award-winning Dining Halls and meal plans, retail venues, upscale restaurant, central bakery and full-service catering operation.


Job Responsibilities

o As the lead graphic designer on the team, this position produces a variety of print and digital creative projects using industry-standard tools.

o Serves as the primary team member responsible for ensuring the department’s Wordpress website is relevant, fresh, engaging, and functional. Leads part-time employees who update content, ensure website performance and technical function, maintain security, and monitor accessibility.

o Serves as a professional role model and guide to student employees on their work projects.

o Uses positive techniques to motivate employees. Sets and achieves high standards with the team. Properly delegates tasks and projects. Provides appropriate feedback to subordinates. Comes to work regularly, maintains assigned work schedule. Follows procedures requesting leave and reporting absences, and provides necessary documentation/releases to work if necessary.

o 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.

o 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.

o 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

o Communicates and produces solutions using appropriate style, format, spelling and grammar. Writes in a clear, concise manner, and is clear when communicating ideas orally. Exhibits listening skills and ensures the message is understood. Is receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.

Join our team today and become part of the ground-breaking changes we are making to the world of campus dining.


Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

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.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and/or 2+ years of related experience.
Experience maintaining a Wordpress website. 

 

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.

 

Work Schedule

  • This position typically works Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break.
  • Some evenings or weekends may be required.
  • This position does not work remotely

 

Physical Requirements

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

 

EEO Statement

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.

 


How to Apply

To view the full description and apply, please visit https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/53969 



Email bryant.canzoneri@unt.edu  Phone 9408916761

Posted By
Bryant Canzoneri

On top of UNT’s robust benefits package (insurance, pension-style retirement plans and voluntary retirement savings plans, tuition benefits and more), marketing team employees enjoy work-life balance supported by paid leave, university holidays, and our 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday standard office schedule. As a member of the Dining Services department, they also enjoy daily meals and opportunities to sample new recipes and products before they’re launched.Our motto – “It’s About the Food” – is what we’re about at our core. As the largest self-supported food service department in North Texas, UNT Dining Services offers:5 Dining Halls20+ retail venuesUpscale dining restaurantOn-site hydroponic gardenCentral bakeryAward-winning catering service– all led by professionally-trained chefs and hospitality experts. By working at UNT, you’re joining a highly competent and supportive team of real professionals with industry experience. 

URL
http://dining.unt.edu

Location
Denton, TX

Job Type
Full-time