Job Details
Posting Date
02/03/2015 Expiry Date 23/03/2015 Job Reference Number: 278-2015-03-02T10:41:27
EMAG/College Media Designer
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Enrollment Management and Academic Guidance Unit
Job Purpose

As part of the Enrollment Management & Academic Guidance (EMAG) Unit, this position provides designs and layout various university printing requirements and marketing collaterals. This position is responsible for the designs and layout EMAG reports, brochures, and other support materials, to commercial standards. The designer also provides graphic design development and conversion to non-traditional marketing-delivery methods, including web-based marketing, and multimedia

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Design various university marketing collateral and printing material such as University and college specific catalog , brochures and gift items.
  2. Develop multiple concepts for projects and works with the marketing specialist to develop creative and effective marketing campaigns.
  3. Lay out text and graphics into finalized page design
  4. Recommend and prepares specifications for requests for printing quotations
  5. Prepare files for printing
  6. Maintain archived project files
  7. Satisfy appropriate requests for approved external graphic-design support
  8. Order graphics software and images as required for department
  9. Utilize graphics and creates original graphics
  10. Prepare specifications for requests for post-printings
  11. Other duties assigned by the supervisor
  12. Responsible for other related duties/projects as determined by the EMAG director.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • Bachelor degree, or higher vocational qualification, in Graphic Design or related discipline, with an emphasis on illustration and the design of print-based materials.
  • Qualifications/training in Illustration is needed
  • Qualifications/training in web-based or multimedia graphic design would be an advantage

Job Location
Competencies
  • Self-motivated and excellent communication skills (Arabic and English)
  • Skills in illustration techniques using the respective tablets.
  • Working knowledge in web-based and multimedia graphic design.
  • Expert skills in photo manipulation and the creation of original graphics are essential.
  • Mastery of Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator are essential using the Macintosh platform (ability to acquire the necessary skills to utilize other related programs are also required)
  • Use of web based software for web page development including Dreamweaver, Captivate, Flash, Fireworks, etc. is an asset
  • Familiarity with Flash and Action Scripting
  • The ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and maintain confidentiality
  • Should be familiar with current and progressive practice towards design & media industries and copywriting.
  • Daily communications with EMAG coordinator and Marketing Specialist.
  • Superior interpersonal skills required in order to establish close working relationship with colleagues and clients
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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