Utah State University

Graphic Designer II

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/16/2022 6:04 PM)
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Caine College of the Arts
Production Services
Advertised Salary
Minimum $44,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Graphic Designer II works in support of the Marketing Director for the Caine College of the Arts (CCA). The Graphic Designer conceptualizes, designs, and produces print, online graphics, and multimedia projects consistent with CCA and University standards. As a member of the CCA Production Services team, this position requires a service-oriented attitude, good communication skills between and among clients and teammates, and flexibility in thinking to ensure the smooth execution of marketing and promotional materials for college and outside events.


  • Conceptualizes, designs, and produces training and press ready marketing materials such as flyers, posters, ads, brochures, logos, signage, newsletters, templates, and displays needed by the CCA, consistent with the University’s graphic identity standards.
  • Plans, designs, and manages projects and content for the CCA website, including graphics, still images, social media campaign design, video, audio, animation, and 3-D models.
  • May assist the webmaster with maintaining, creating, and designing web content.
  • May be called upon to communicate ideas and concepts visually by drawing, sketching, and mocking up physical examples.
  • Consults with CCA faculty and staff to identify their graphics needs, budget constraints, and reasonable deadlines for requested projects/events.
  • Ensures that marketing materials visually communicate the mission of the CCA.
  • Develops relationships with the college members to create confidence and encourage using the services of the CCAPS marketing team.
  • Designs and places events on the video marketing stations around the Fine Arts Center using BrightSign Player.
  • Handles suggestions, changes, edits, compliments, and complaints from clients professionally and collegially, reporting critical issues to the Director of CCAPS.
  • Works with various printing vendors on achieving the best quality of promotional materials within timelines and budgets.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.



  • A Bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education plus expertise.



  • Experience in supporting theatrical, music, visual, or other arts-related events.


  • An ability to work as part of a highly motivated team in a fast-paced environment, analyze situations, and respond appropriately with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including giving clear, concise, and accurate verbal and written instructions.
  • Must have demonstrated organizational and planning skills.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with constituents, including faculty, students, other employees, volunteers, patrons, and customers of CCA.
  • Skills in utilizing computer programs such as InDesign, Photoshop, BrightSign, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Illustrator.
  • Understanding core design elements such as typography, contrast, alignment, proximity, and layout.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of graphic design.
  • Ability to create and produce graphic materials using various media, methods, techniques, and equipment, including 1-up deliverables in appropriate resolutions and file formats.
  • Knowledge of graphic layout and photographic requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze graphical and technical information and create interpretive illustrations.
  • Knowledge of printing procedures; able to work with printshops.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret user graphic requirements.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to set-up and use project timelines or software to complete multiple assignments and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment with minimal supervision.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in Your Profile under “Resume/CV”.

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application.

3. Name and contact information (including email and phone number) of three professional references to be entered at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile.


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $44,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

The Department of Production Services is comprised of 10 full-time staff members, as well as many student workers. The department works with the Caine College of the Arts with marketing and various shows put on throughout the year.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*Updated 08/2022


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