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Job Summary

Posting Title: Junior Graphic Designer, Temporary 
Work/Location: Ann Arbor, Wolverine Tower
Full/Temp: Temporary, part-time
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Job Title: Desktop Publisher Associate (100416)
Org Group: Office of University Development
Department: Marketing & Annual Giving
Salary: $12.00/hour 
Hours: 12-20 hours a week
 
Position Summary:
Our team produces stories, videos, and photography for two biannual publications as well as event collateral, direct mail appeals, and campaign marketing materials. We are strategists, designers, storytellers, and buzz-makers. Our work celebrates and inspires life-changing support from U-M donors whose passionate commitment, when aligned with university priorities, helps solve the world’s most complex problems.
 
We are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented junior graphic designer to join our team and collaborate with us in storytelling and marketing efforts. Someone with curiosity and inspiration, talent and passion. Someone who can support and enhance our storytelling efforts and collaborate with other creatives.
 
 

Responsibilities*

? Image processing and identification: editing, color-correcting, cropping, etc. 
? Under direct supervision, performs layout work—importing graphic images and integrating them with text to execute creative concepts for university publications.
? Reviews layouts for alignment, missing elements, typos, grammatical correctness, revises, and checks page and press proofs prior to publication.
? Understand the University of Michigan and Victors for Michigan brands and help to support those brands consistently.
? Collaborate with creative colleagues, working closely with the creative director, marketing strategists, and other writers and designers to develop content.
? Prepare files for the vendor.
? May operate digital scanner.

Required Qualifications*

? High School graduate 
? Requires knowledge and training of desktop publishing applications (i.e., Adobe: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.). 
? A high level of professionalism  
? Ability to set and manage priorities (for self and for projects), handle multiple assignments and deadlines, and operate in a flexible, professional manner
 
 
 

Desired Qualifications*

? Some college preferred
? One to two years of related experience
? Familiarity with desktop publishing 
 

Additional Information

For additional information about this position and to review other current openings in Development, please visit our website at: www.giving.umich.edu/careers

Mission Statement

Office of University Development (OUD) Mission Statement:
The Office of University Development maximizes private support for the University of Michigan through high-quality collaboration with the development programs of schools, colleges and units. We also provide fundraising leadership through the stimulation and facilitation of healthy, productive, and life-long relationships with our colleagues, alumni, friends, foundations, and corporations.
 
Marketing Team Mission Statement:
The marketing team provides expert strategic marketing guidance, planning, and execution to development colleagues throughout the University of Michigan, and partner in sharing impactful stories that celebrate and inspire life-changing support.
 

Application Deadline

Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.