Production Graphic Designer | Austin, Texas

Objective

American Campus Communities (ACC) holds the Graphic Design position responsible for designing property marketing materials. The position reports directly to the Sr. Creative Marketing Director.

The responsibilities of the Graphic Designer include, but are not limited to the following responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design print ads, e-mail campaigns, online banner ads, outdoor media, brochures, postcards, direct mailers, flyers, logos and other marketing materials
  • Work with existing templates to resize, update copy, change pictures and adjust layout
  • Balance tight deadlines with great design
  • Conceptualize, brainstorm and create new design campaigns
  • Create template flyers and e-flyers
  • Perform basic pre-print duties (creating print ready/hi-res PDFs)
  • Review, verify and analyze information (message, technical specs, etc.) in SMS and apply to design
  • Meet daily deadlines
  • Adhere to existing style manuals, publication guidelines and university branding specifications
  • Monitor current trends (design and non-design) and concepts as it relates to the college-age market
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment
  • The core of American Campus culture involves everyone being fully invested in everything that we do down to picking up the smallest piece of trash. No matter their position or duration at any given property, everyone picks up trash.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education/Experience/Abilities:

  • Bachelor degree required in graphic design, communication arts or related field
  • 2-3 years or more professional graphic design and visual brand management work experience

Computer Skills:

  • Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Suite with focus on InDesign
  • E-mail and web design experience a plus
  • Working HTML knowledge a plus

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may infrequently drive a vehicle (intrastate and interstate travel) or be subject to air travel for purposes of Company business.

 

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