Graphic Designer Position at Elon University

The Graphic Designer is responsible for planning, conceiving, designing (or approving design) and coordinating production of print publications created primarily to reach external audiences.


  • Designs publication projects from conception to completion. This includes ensuring project is printed accurately by reviewing proofs and attending press checks when necessary; is responsible for delivering to the client a high quality product on time and within budget.
  • As a member of the publications team, conceptualizes publications and marketing strategies that maintain the university’s visual identity, engage intended audiences and meet the objectives of the departmental clients.
  • Responsible for the execution of assigned projects from conception to completion, including preparing files for prepress and archiving of project files.
  • Works as part of the publications team to set up and stage photo shoots.
  • Supervises student designers for the design, layout and production of print publications
  • Assists the university Web team in producing web and email designs for online delivery.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university preferred; associate’s degree required.
  • Prefer majors in communications, graphic design or art.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in graphic/publications design.
  • Extensive experience with Macintosh operating systems (Mac OS), Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator and Photoshop) and other commercial design software and technologies.

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