University of Utah Graphic Artist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 12/13/2013

Requisition Number PRN02854N

Job Title Graphic Artist

Working Title Graphic Design Assistant (Work-Study)

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10

Full Time or Part Time?


Work Schedule Summary

Must be available Monday & Wednesday between 8 am – 1 pm

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area President

Department 00481 - Utah Campus Compact



Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

Designs and executes graphic artwork and design by interpreting and transforming concepts and ideas into professional visual material for a variety of mediums, including (but not limited to): educational programs, web content,HTMLe-mails, and publications or publicity and promotional activities.


1. Designs and produces graphics, specific promotional and print-oriented materials.

2. Visualizes and executes most effective conceptual ideas within budgetary constraints and guidelines.

3. Interprets and transforms raw concepts and ideas developed by other personnel into descriptive visual and graphic materials in varying formats.

4. Works with clients to ascertain needs and explain possible options available.

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) required. Two years professional graphics experience (or equivalency) and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Illustration or a related field preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login toCISand go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work-Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will confirm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.


Moderate to extensive experience with Adobe InDesign and Photo Shop

Moderate to extensiveHTMLandDRUPALknowledge

Special Instructions Summary

Please be prepared to share samples of your work using PDFs or URLs.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.