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Graphic Designer, Marketing & Branding Coordinator

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Graphic Designer, Marketing & Branding Coordinator
Requisition Number DU06516
Department Name 8G040:Kinesiology - Health Promotion
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13.50 - negotiable, depending on experience
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, or a related field with equivalent experience; students in their junior or senior year making progress toward degree will be considered.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



10- 20 hours a week, will work around your schedule

Job Summary

Student graphic designers: get paid while you build your portfolio with a flexible job in the College of Education as part of our #iCANendthetrend prevention and empowerment program. We are seeking a student to serve as a graphic designer for a variety of projects. Must possess proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and experience creating professional, engaging graphics. Typical assignments will include creation of flyers, invitations, digital signage slides, marketing collateral, presentation graphics/templates, website content, social media graphics, etc. Photography and/or videography skills are a plus. We are also interested in someone who can help coordinate branding/marketing.

This position reports to the #iCANendthetrend Program Director housed in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. We are seeking someone who can work between 10-20 hours a week (we can flex with your schedule). $13.50 per hour/negotiable with additional experience and training. This job is currently open through June, but has the potential to continue into the next academic year, contingent on funding. Must be creative, independent worker who meets timelines, responsible, professional, reliable, and able to multitask.

Please include resume, letter of application, and attach a sample of graphic design work or link to portfolio.
For position questions, please email: melinda.ickes@uky.edu
Roles and Responsibilities
· Research, design, and develop branded promotional and program materials using best practices.
· Plan and develop content for social media platforms.
· Assist with marketing and branding of program.
Qualifications and Requirements Required
· Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, or a related field with equivalent experience; students in their junior or senior year making progress toward degree will be considered.
· Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to express ideas clearly and logically in a variety of media
· Experience using graphic design software.
· Ability to be flexible and multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet stringent deadlines
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Detail oriented, curious, persistent in solving problems, self-motivated, and able to understand complex material and explain it clearly

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-03-04 Expires: 2020-06-10

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