Job Opening ID: 174917
Work Location: Ann Arbor Campus
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Organizational Group: School Education
Department: SOE-TeachingWorks
Posting Begin/End Date: 7/08/2019 - 7/29/2019
Salary: $15.00 - $15.00

Paid Time Off:
Career Interest: Temporary Job Opening

How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position, and describe your experiences with and/or commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Three supporting graphic design samples must be submitted with your application in order to be considered for this position. Candidates should be prepared to explain the submitted graphic design

Job Summary
TeachingWorks is a sponsored research center within the University of Michigan School of Education that aims to ensure that all K-12 students in United States receive skillful teaching that supports their growth and success. We believe in the power of leveraging education as a force to disrupt racism, injustice, prejudice, and inequities both in our classrooms and in our society. We are especially focused on achieving equitable educational opportunities for communities of color and children living in poverty by improving the consistent quality of teaching that children receive.

We are looking for an enthusiastic applicant with exceptional graphic design skills to support our communications initiatives and storytelling campaigns that will reach a range of audiences, including teachers, teacher educators, policymakers, donors, journalists, researchers, and the general public. We are particularly seeking candidates who bring experience and expertise in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.


The graphic designer will be required to:
Design and produce a portfolio of print and digital graphic designs, brochures, social media promotions, posters, digital displays, flyers, PowerPoint presentations, and other projects.
Design visual identities, infographics, and data visualization elements using a strong design and typography sensibility.
Work with the TeachingWorks communications coordinator and other TeachingWorks team members to produce unique, innovative, and compelling designs that represent our work and commitments.
Respond to all design requests with well-developed products that are completed by deadline and are properly aligned with TeachingWorks branding and communications standards.
Required Qualifications*

The graphic designer must:
Possess professional, technical, or educational experience in print and digital design
Possess strong knowledge of and experience with computer design tools using Adobe Creative Suite programs such as InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Experience with animation and special effects software is a plus.
Understand core design elements such as type, contrast, alignment, proximity, and layout. Demonstrate written and verbal communications skills with a strong eye for detail and aesthetic.
Be able to work both collaboratively and autonomously, manage multiple projects simultaneously, follow directions, and be reliable.
Possess a demonstrated commitment to advancing a just and equitable society and evidence of experience with respect to diversity and equity.
Demonstrate ability to develop and use graphic designs to communicate key messages focused on and attuned to equity and diversity to a wide range of audiences. Evidence of sensitivity and care in representation of identities and contexts, messages, and nuance in choice of images, settings, and awareness of explicit and implicit stereotyping.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

about 2 months ago - source

No longer accepting applications.