Graphic Designer II

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jul 21, 2021
Full time External Relations, PR, Marketing

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Graphic Designer II

Job Title
Graphic Designer II

Prairie View A&M University


Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,562.34 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Graphic Designer II, under the supervision of the Marketing Manager, supports various projects for the Office for Marketing and Communications and needs of the university, including but not limited to designing and editing graphics/photos for use in multimedia, websites, print, large-format advertising, and special events.


  • Creation of logos and designs that adequately brand new programs
  • Enhances and manipulates photographs, including color correction and photo cut outs.
  • Oversees the design of multiple e-newsletters
  • Converts complex conceptual information and written material into persuasive, functional, and informative visuals that effectively and simply convey key information
  • Translates concepts into visual representations at meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Collaborates with internal departments on communication projects to meet strategic objectives
  • Creates and executes original design concepts ; prepares camera-ready artwork according to vendor specifications for commercial print jobs and imprinted promotional items
  • Assists with the planning and design of university publications, collateral materials, and direct mail pieces . Collateral can include: website graphics, brochures, publications, ads, postcards, presentations, calendars, posters, invitations, folders, billboards, etc…
  • Serves as a primary liaison with vendors to provide cost and time estimates for design, print and web collateral, and reviews printed materials to ensure quality control.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field.
  • Two years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphics Design or Fine Arts.
  • Two years of related experience in graphics design, web development, print and electronic media or related design field.
  • Highly Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong understanding of print and electronic advertising, brand development, and multi-channel marketing.
  • Understanding of design, copy, and web best practices/guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively.
  • Highly proficient in all aspects of graphic design, including drawing/sketching, illustration, typography, color theory, and technical applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects and timelines at once.

Job Closing Date:

  • 07/30/2021

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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