CUNY Graphics Designer Level I - Provisional in New York, New York

GENERAL DUTIES

This class of positions encompasses the performance of technical and/or artistic work necessary for the visual presentation of information and data. There are two assignment levels within this class of positions. The following are typical assignments within this class of positions. All employees perform other related duties.

Assignment Level I - under general supervision, with some latitude for independent action, performs moderately complex artistic work such as:

  • Prepares and designs comprehensive photomechanical layouts of jobs composed of typed material, line, and halftone art to be printed in house or by an outside vendor.

  • Designs all forms of printed materials, consulting with originating departments in order to produce camera-ready copy for printing.

  • Designs and produces internal working forms for various departments, as requested.

  • Estimates costs and production time for publications, as necessary: also, deals with outside vendors on specifications and bids, as required.

  • On occasion, utilizes phototypesetting or phototypesetter systems to produce high quality, typographically pleasing type matter; produces such head material from press type and enlarged photo type, as necessary.

  • Utilizes Photostat camera and processing machine to prepare enlargements or reductions of materials for layouts.

  • Prepare art materials, freehand or mechanically, for various art layouts.

  • May supervise lower ranking personnel.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Assignment Level II - under general supervision, with some latitude for independent action, performs work of advanced level complex work such as:

  • Performs creative services for college publications.

  • Coordinates design projects for the college.

  • Estimates costs and production time for publications; also, deals with outside vendors on specifications and bids, as required.

  • Designs college advertisements and special programs advertisements.

  • Recruits, trains, and supervises college graphics designers, and/or other personnel as necessary.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

CONTRACT TITLE

Graphics Designer

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

As a member of BMCC’s Office of Public Affairs the graphic designer will work to provide graphic design expertise on projects that include marketing publications, advertisements, digital assets and other marketing materials.

  • Be adept at designing marketing materials in both print and digital media in support of multi-media campaigns.

  • Assist in the development, execution and maintenance of the BMCC brand.

  • Develop and review graphics for BMCC marketing materials, including merchandise.

  • Collaborate on the development of videography and photography.

  • Ability and willingness to quickly adapt to new technologies, software and equipment to enhance graphic design skills.

  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in fine arts, commercial art, or similar, and two (2) years full-time experience or the freelance equivalent in graphics, drafting, or industrial design, or

  2. Possession of an associate degree in an appropriate field and three (3) years full-time experience or the freelance equivalent in graphics, drafting, or industrial design, or

  3. Possession of a high school diploma and four (4) years full-time experience or the freelance equivalent in graphics, drafting, or industrial design.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) required.

COMPENSATION

$45,840 * $51,801

*Suppressed salary in the first two years of employment

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

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CLOSING DATE

July 20, 2017

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Information Technology/Technical

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Job Title: Graphics Designer Level I - Provisional

Job ID: 16945

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular