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Creative Strategist

Company: Ball State University
Location: Muncie
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Job Description:

CREATIVE STRATEGIST

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PLEASE SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DETAILS.

Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.

POSTING DETAILS

Position Information

POSITION TITLE
Creative Strategist

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS AND COMMUNITY
https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff

FLSA
Creative Professional Exemption

HRS/WEEK
40

LENGTH OF ASSIGNMENT
Fiscal Year - FT Continuing Contract

POSITION FUNCTION

Conceptualize, research, create, present, and adjust original artistic concepts and visual designs for the Marketing and Communications Division, supporting Ball State s marketing and promotional initiatives and contributing to the overall brand and positioning of the institution; assist in developing compelling visual designs while coordinating with photographers, videographers, writers and editors.

MINIMUM EDUCATION

Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university in visual communication, graphic design, or related field.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

Three years of related experience working with clients to produce visual deign solutions for publications and other communications; thorough knowledge of graphic design principles; expertise in and strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software; excellent verbal and written communication skills.

MINIMUM OTHER

Thorough knowledge of graphic design principles, printing processes, and paper and ink characteristics; expertise in Adobe Creative Suite software and excellent communication skills.

AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

PREFERRED EDUCATION

Bachelor s of Fine Arts degree from a accredited college or university in visual communication, graphic design, or related field.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Additional years of professional experience in the field of visual communication, including routine contact with clients, formal presentation of work, press proofing, and art directing photography/videography; experience managing multiple projects, meeting demanding deadlines, and working as part of a team in an agency or higher education setting; knowledge of printing processes and paper and ink characteristics; animation/digital/interactive design experience, including developing motion graphics; familiarity with content management systems such as WordPress.

PREFERRED OTHER

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

POSITIONS SUPERVISED

None.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS

EEO STATEMENT

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all.

DEPARTMENT
Creative Services:140180

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Duties & Responsibilities

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1

JOB DUTY

Create original artistic concepts and graphic elements for the Marketing and Communications Division; conceptualize, research, create, present and make adjustments to visual designs for publicity and marketing materials including print publications, environmental design (indoor and outdoor) interactive media (apps, website, e-newsletters, email), other electronic media, social media, advertising (both print and digital) direct mail, and other collateral materials, integrating design across mediums when necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities

RANKING
2

JOB DUTY

Participate in consultation with clients to identify and support new visual communication needs, help to identify key audiences, educate on design best practices, evaluate current materials for effectiveness and recommend alternatives when appropriate; revise existing communication pieces when necessary and evaluate effectiveness of completed communications in meeting client and Marketing and Communications objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities

RANKING
3

JOB DUTY

Art direct photo shoots scheduled specifically for assigned projects and work with project team members to identify and procure existing photos for use in assigned projects; consult with photographers and videographers before shoots to discuss ideas, challenges and offer solutions.

Duties & Responsibilities

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4

JOB DUTY

Make copy corrections, write technical specifications, prepare files for printers, review printer proofs, perform press checks, and monitor the production of printed material to completion, offering problem solutions when necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities

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5

JOB DUTY

Monitor and adhere to project schedules; communication routinely and thoroughly with account strategists and project team about work progress.

Duties & Responsibilities

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6

JOB DUTY

Maintain expertise in the use of Macintosh operating system and current design and multimedia software products.

Duties & Responsibilities

RANKING
7

JOB DUTY

Utilize the Marketing and Communications Division s digital asset management system.

Duties & Responsibilities

RANKING
8

JOB DUTY

Explore functions of other Marketing and Communications team members as desired; seek out and participate in additional cross-departmental teams of interest.

Duties & Responsibilities

RANKING
9

JOB DUTY

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

POSTING NUMBER
201700372P

NUMBER OF VACANCIES
1

DESIRED START DATE
02/18/2019

POSITION END DATE (IF TEMPORARY)

OPEN DATE
12/27/2018

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH DATE
01/17/2019

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
No

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY

Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

APPLICANT DOCUMENTS

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

* Resume

* Cover Letter

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS

* Undergraduate Transcripts

* Master's Transcripts

* Letter of Recommendation 1

* Letter of Recommendation 2

* Letter of Recommendation 3

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