The Graphic Designer ...
Design publications and graphics:
Supports marketing team operations:
Examples of Projects and Daily Tasks:
What You'll Bring to the Job
- Strong graphic design and page layout skills
- Demonstrated experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of users and technology support staff
- Strong attention to detail
- Minimum GPA of 2.0
- Interest in art, design, and/or marketing
- Extensive knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and/or InDesign
- Previous experience designing for clients and/or in-house
- Minimum GPA of 2.3
What You'll Learn on the Job
- Communication skills (position requires interactions with other teams, career staff, etc)
- Further expertise with Adobe software
- In-house design production and branding
- How to design campaign materials for a large audience
Availability & Training Requirements
- The period of employment for this position begins upon hire and continues at least through the end of 2017-2018 academic year.
- Must be a currently enrolled UC Berkeley student.
- Must be available for 2-5 hours per week of training during the spring 2017 semester, including New Staff Orientation on Friday, April 7
- Must be available to work 15-40 hours per week during the summer.
- Must be available to work 10-15 hours per week during the academic year.
- Must participate in Residential Computing Consultant (RCC) training during week of August 7, 2017.
- Required to attend all-staff training on August 18, 2017.
- Must be available to work 5-10 hours per week during the week of January 8, 2018.
- Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory job performance evaluation by the Student Leadership and Recruitment Coordinator.
What to Expect
Graphic Designer Interview Candidates will meet with a small panel made up of the current Marketing Team staff and the team supervisor to discuss how their skills and experiences are fitting for the job. The interview will last about one hour, and will include some general questions as well as some that are specific to their design process/skills and design background. All Graphic Designer Interview candidates are given a design assignment which they complete and bring to the interview to discuss. Candidates who have a portfolio of previous work will be asked to share and discuss it during the interview. They will also be asked to bring a BearFacts transcript to verify that they meet the minimum GPA requirement.
Sample Interview Questions
- Critique this flyer: what design elements work and how could you improve the layout? what changes would you make and why? What would you keep the same and why?
- Describe a marketing, advertising, or creative project you’ve worked on in the past.
- Who do you see as Residential Computing’s target audience? What characteristics do they have in common and how do we reach them effectively?
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