Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.
The Office of Creative Services at Gardner-Webb University is a division of University Communications and Marketing. Our creative team manages the University’s brand, builds client and vendor relationships, and produces a variety of University collateral. We are seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to join our team.
The Senior Graphic Designer is an exempt, full-time member of Creative Services, and takes a lead role in conceptualizing, designing, and producing University collateral, under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Marketing/Creative Director. This process involves developing high-level graphic design solutions, assisting with and directing photo shoots, determining printing specifications and obtaining print bids, selecting vendors, preparing files for print and digital output, managing production and delivery of projects, and collaborating with clients and team members to produce materials that adhere to University brand standards and support the University’s messaging, vision, and goals. Typical projects include, but are not limited to University publications, mailings, billboards, advertisements, logo creation, promotional swag, and digital banners, along with a range of other marketing and campaign materials.
The Senior Graphic Designer’s role is essential in supporting the Associate Vice President for Marketing/Creative Director. At times, this lead position will be required to manage Creative Services’ job flow, provide constructive design feedback and art direction, and attend meetings in the Associate Vice President for Marketing/Creative Director’s absence.
The position will be based both in Charlotte, NC at Gardner-Webb University’s Charlotte campus and on the main University campus in Boiling Springs, NC. How time is allocated between these locations will be determined by the Associate Vice President for Marketing/Creative Director.
To be considered for this position, submit your cover letter, résumé, and a link to your online portfolio to [email protected]create new email. Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2021, or until the position is filled.