Graphic Designer

  • Full Time
  • Madison

Website University of Wisconsin

JOB NO:276650-AS

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Director of Brand Strategy, the Graphic Designer will concept and design creative digital solutions for Wisconsin Athletics social media, print and recruiting.

The Graphic Designer will:
* Collaborate with internal creative team to enhance the Wisconsin brand and tell the story of Badgers teams and athletes
* Creatively concept and design creative digital solutions including but not limited to: social graphics, logos, motion graphics, print assets, emails and animations
* Work on student-athlete and team promotional campaigns
* Apply and steward the Wisconsin brand standards
* Study industry trends to help keep the Badgers on the cutting edge of design

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptualizes, plans, and executes digital and/or print design to support the strategic objectives of the institution; creates on-brand, compelling visual assets used to inform, educate, inspire, and/or persuade.

  • 60% Creates, designs, and produces artwork per project specifications through various mediums
  • 5% Analyzes and identifies cost effective options to meet project requirements
  • 5% Schedules logistics, secures resources, organizes, and monitors art production projects adhering to established timelines and expectations
  • 10% Answers questions and provides information and problem resolution options to clients and stakeholders
  • 10% Applies creative expertise within established brand and style guidelines
  • 10% Works collaboratively with other creative professionals, engages in and responds to creative feedback, manages project workflow and timing, maintains files, and follows established work unit processes
INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Associate’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

QUALIFICATIONS: * Strong sense of creativity and eye for graphic design
* Knowledge of industry design trends
* Ability to develop and implement innovative design solutions across different platforms
* Ability to balance multiple projects and work on multiple sport brand teams
* Ability to work under time constraints and meet assigned deadlines
* Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and After Effects
* Willingness and ability to work long hours, including evenings and weekends;
* Work well independently and in teams;
* Flexible in accepting new responsibilities
WORK TYPE: Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

SALARY: Minimum $42,600 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Conditions of Appointment: This is a 100% Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, on the assured consideration date. Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

CONTACT: Kayla Weisensel
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

OFFICIAL TITLE: Graphic Designer(CM017)
EMPLOYMENT CLASS: Academic Staff-Renewable
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

APPLICATIONS OPEN:MAR 22 2023 Central Daylight Time

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