Design Specialist - UNL Pixel Lab (Lincoln, NE)

The Design Specialist will provide advanced, professional graphic design services as well as printing and finishing orders for the Pixel Lab in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The Design Specialist will develop artwork based on internal client needs and specifications to provide creative and high-quality materials that meet the brand identity standards of the university. Projects will include booklets, brochures, flyers, ad campaigns, banners, invitations, programs, email templates, social media, web design and more targeting internal and external audiences. The Design Specialist will be proficient advanced design and printing techniques and specialized equipment and software to fulfill responsibilities. This position will also be responsible for some customer service support and billing for the service center. This position will collaborate closely with the team to meet the needs of the Pixel Lab’s customers and the college.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor’s or equivalent education/experience and 2 years experience in a related field. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) Strong portfolio demonstrating advanced visual design and layout skills as well as advanced design techniques. Must have excellent customer service, communication, organization, time management and collaboration skills, an ability to meet deadlines, and attention to detail. Ability to learn printing and finishing software, equipment, and technique

Preferred qualifications:
Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Graphic design/art, journalism, printing, photography or related fields and 5 years’ experience working in a related field. Additional knowledge or experience with graphic design, website design, video, photography, print production or related field. Advanced proficiency in print production and finishing techniques. Additional skills in fine art, illustration, hand lettering or related field.

Application review date: Sept. 8, 2021.