Company DescriptionWaipapa Taumata Rau The University of AucklandThe University of Auckland is New Zealand’s pre-eminent University, with a turnover of $1.
3bn, including research revenue of over $300m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. With over 6,000 staff and 45,000 students, the University of Auckland is one of New Zealand’s most significant and complex entities.
Job DescriptionWe have an exciting opportunity for a creative and innovative Graphic Designer to join Campus Life, responsible for producing print and digital design that effectively showcases the various student services and on campus offerings within Campus Life.
Campus Life’s purpose is to create a vibrant, engaging, and supportive campus experience. Its services include University Health & Counselling, Wellbeing, Early Childhood Centres, Accommodation, Summer Stays, Sport & Recreation, Goldie Estate, Events, Retail and Catering Services, Clubs, and Student Engagement.
As a Graphic Designer, your responsibilities will include : managing end-to-end design activities for the departmentgraphic design and layout of design material for print and digital media, including brochures, handbooks, flyers, posters, newsletters, banners, online ads, social media, digital screens, signage, labels, interactive designs, and invitationsadvising on innovative, leading-edge design practices that can be used to further enhance the marketing of student eventshelping to manage the University brand and providing assistance as required regarding logos, images, and the University Style Guideadvising and supporting decision-making on projects related to other University affiliated brandsdeveloping artwork concepts in collaboration with the team’s Marketing Adviserscarrying out pre-press management to external supplierstaking part in promotional activities as and when appropriate.
For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.QualificationsAbout you He kōrero mōuWe are looking for someone who can bring the following qualities to the role : strong organisational skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines and proactively organise multiple prioritiesgood communication skills, with the ability to build positive relationships within the team, across the organisation and with external suppliersa commitment to providing outstanding customer service to a wide range of internal customersa positive team player who is flexible, resilient, and able to remain calm under pressureSkills and experienceThe successful applicant will have / be : a tertiary qualification with at least 3 years of professional experience as a Graphic Designera confident PC user, proficient in using the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat)a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy with strong layout skillsa sound understanding of design and brand fundamentals, with the ability to apply your knowledge to a wide variety of materialsa good understanding of pre-press processes and print productionstrong digital media skillsexperience in optimising images for end useAdditional InformationWhat we offer Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātouThe University of Auckland is committed to providing an excellent working environment through : Five weeks’ annual leave per annum6.
75% employer superannuation contributionOver 300 different career development courses and programmesDiscounted parking and various leisure and recreation servicesFlexible employment practices, a diverse and inclusive working environmentFor more information please visit Staff Benefits.
How to apply Me pēhea te tuku tonoApplications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 1st October 2021 to be considered.
Please include your CV and cover letter highlighting how you meet the skills and experiences detailed above.If you have any questions about this role, please reach out to Melika Carlson melika.
carlson auckland.ac.nzThe University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.
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