Start Date: August 2019, exact start date negotiable
End Date: May 11, 2020
Hours: Up to 10 hours per week. Hours may vary from 6-10 per hours week, depending on projects. The Graphic Designer will be expected to complete projects on a deadline. Weekend and evening hours may be required.
Location: Office hours scheduled on campus, including weekly meetings with the Center staff.
Compensation: $10 per hour
- Must be undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time in a degree program at Iowa State University during the academic year (it is ok not to be enrolled for summer classes).
- Must have at least a 2.25 cumulative GPA.
- Proficiency using InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
- Excellent time management and organizational skills are essential to the position.
- Must have interest in working with and learning about student populations of diverse gender expressions, gender identities, and sexual identities.
- Must exhibit strong communication skills (verbal and written).
- Illustration skills are a plus.
This position is for an organized, self-motivated, and creative designer who completes projects on a deadline. This is a great portfolio builder for students seeking careers in graphic design and/or marketing!
Under the supervision of the Center staff, the Graphic Designer will complete the following types of projects and tasks, including but not limited to:
- Design event flyers and posters.
- Design logos for the Center programs and events.
- Design the Center marketing and training materials such as brochures, handouts, training manuals, etc.
- Design teaching tools and visuals for education about gender identity, gender expression, and sexual identity.
- Design materials to increase the Center visibility and functionality, including materials such as window wraps, center guidelines, memes for online distribution, etc.
- Generate ideas for the Center rebranding process.
- Revise designs by incorporating the Center staff feedback related to accessibility, inclusivity, compelling design, maintaining the Center branding and language, etc.
- Conduct research on LGBTQIA+ identities, communities, histories, and issues to inform design projects.
- Create marketing campaigns, social media schedules, and coordinating campaigns under direct supervision of the Center staff.
- Professional communication (email, phone calls, etc.) on behalf of the office.
- Other duties as assigned.
How to apply:
To be considered for this position, submit the following via the online application:
- Complete the online application explaining past experience as well as strengths and skills you would bring to the position.
- Upload a portfolio with at least 3-5 examples of your work.
Examples of event flyers, social media squares and banners, marketing brochures, logos, etc. would be best.
- Uploading a resume is optional, but encouraged.
Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications are now being reviewed. Apply as soon as possible for priority consideration.