Graphic Designer   (NAC#170621)

Department: Marketing & Public Relations
Division: External Relations & Advancement
Job Family: Production
Reports to: Production Manager
Location: Alfaisal University - Riyadh

Job Summary:

The Graphic Designer is responsible to evaluate client needs, conceptual ides, and create visual designer using sophisticated computer equipment and software programs to produce artwork for marketing materials within established budgets.  


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Meets with college or department representatives initially to determine needs, budget and deadlines; meets subsequently to discuss changes and finalize project.
  2. Researches and studies ideas related to each assignment and project; conceptualizes original work to communicate intent of assignment/ project
  3. Designs a wide range of artistic and creative material, e.g. catalog, poster, brochure. Billboard, SM graphics. Etc. using sophisticated computer equipment and software programs.
  4. Produces art for assigned projects by following a pasteboard technique on the computer, and finalizes in a manner that is ready for printing
  5. Create images that identify a product or convey a message
  6. Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type, chooses color/s and arranges layout based upon available space.
  7. Completes pre-press check by ensuring colors and saturation are exact, overlap properly and do nor leave gaps, and ensure inks are solid and in the correct place.
  8. Coordinates with facility department and Printing agencies representatives on printing specification and layouts.
  9. Develops themes and creative concepts for department reports
  10. To ensure that all artwork fall in line with universities visual identity guidlines
  11. Ensures that a log of all assignments are kept and manages workflow presenting a weekly status report
  12. Produces a monthly report on all the completed assignments

Requirements

  • Professional-Level knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs.
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as indesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
  • Knowledge of all images formats and files.
  • A portfolio of work that speaks to these skills and speaks for itself.
  • Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time
  • Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time

Internal Relationships
  • IT Department
  • Colleges

External Relationships

  • Printing agencies
  • Media Agencies


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design
  • 2-4 years of professional design experience, preferably in a university or school environment.
  • Graphic Design Skills, Layout Skills, Creative Services, Customer Focus, Creativity, Flexibility, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Desktop Publishing Tools, Acute Vision, Handles Rejection


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