Graphic Designer at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Job Description:



Department Information

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU's eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.

The Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture, Merchandising + Design houses fourteen different areas in art, architecture, design, and merchandising . Our students are encouraged to learn collaboratively and across-disciplines, while immersing themselves in a particular area of study. Additionally, the school's positioning as part of the College of Arts and Sciences allows us to equip graduates with the insights and values of a classical liberal arts education.

Established in August of 2016, the Eskenazi School merged together the departments of studio art and apparel merchandising and interior design. The school's formation represents key elements of IU's Bicentennial Strategic Plan -specifically its stated commitments to student success, building a prosperous and innovative Indiana, and moving toward a culture of building and making.

We move our world forward through the power of art + design.

Building on the outstanding reputation of faculty and programs, the school will continue to offer new and established degrees that teach students artistic and design expertise in a global context, coupled with instruction in merchandising and product development.

Job Summary

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintains and regularly updates department websites including the Eskenazi School website, the J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program website, and the Eskenazi School intranet.
  • Regularly connects with faculty, staff, students, vendors, etc. to gather information for posters, digital signs, etc.
  • Responsible for social media design/management and curator of digital inventory of shared assets.
General Responsibilities
  • Identifies basic and complex graphic design projects and performs research, conceptualizes design, sets timeline, and designs visual elements for use in a variety of marketing and communications needs, adhering to IU brand guidelines.
  • Regularly consults with marketing and communications staff and other key stakeholders to determine project needs and ensure graphic design elements align with strategy and objectives.
  • Designs the layout and format for digital and print graphic design content, including selection of colors, images, fonts, logos, and placement, for various marketing and communications needs, audiences, and platforms; may delegate basic design tasks to Graphic Design Assistant(s).
  • Creates images, graphic elements, illustrations, and other visual content using a variety of graphic software, including Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint.
  • Seeks input from peers and stakeholders on a variety of graphic design elements to evaluate effectiveness of different aesthetics, colors, fonts, images, etc.
  • May provide guidance to Graphic Design Assistants.




  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, art, or related field



  • Experience in relevant field

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered



  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism

  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills

  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality

  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty

  • Demonstrates project management skills

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Indiana University's Bloomington Campus:

Mies van der Rohe Building located at 321 Eagleson Ave Bloomington, IN 47405

Advertised Salary

Annual base salary range $35,568.00 - $49,608.00

Job Classification

Career Level: Core

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Marketing & Communications

Job Family: Visual Communications

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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