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Graphic Designer

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs

Posting Number: req5571

Department: Marketing & Brand Management

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

We are seeking an energized graphic designer to own the creation and maintenance of both our marketing assets and content created to support the brand and other marketing goals. From concept through execution, this candidate will improve our user experience by bringing our brand to life and keeping it consistent across all our various touchpoints.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create, design, illustrate, typeset, produce graphics for all media (Arizona logos, e-mail, social media, web, booklets, building wraps, 3-D experiences, jumbotron, brochures, reports, backlit displays, presentations, newsletters, posters, signs, flyers, t-shirts, tents and more)
  • Support Art Director to execute campaigns
  • Scope and create templates in different mediums for the rest of campus to use (PowerPoint, Word Document, InDesign, etc.)
  • Create a digital portfolio of all the work that is produced within the department
  • Help organize server files from beginning to archiving of projects
  • Actively listen and take detailed notes
  • Provide excellent customer service using exemplary communication skills
  • Work as a team member with a willingness to ask questions and learn

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign is a must)
  • Experience with ad specs, layout, and color output

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as either an in-house designer or at a marketing agency
  • Experience managing multiple projects
  • Experience working with hands (mounting, creating comps)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Communication and Marketing

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family


Job Function

Communications & Marketing

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload work samples of print and digital designs in each additional document slot.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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