University of Alberta Students' Union

Client, Employer, or Organization: University of Alberta Students' Union

Name of Contact: Juliana DuPree



Job Title: Student Graphic Designer

Job or Opportunity Description: The Students’ Union operates a full time Marketing & Design department to support its businesses, services, and the Executive. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director, the Student Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience working on real designs projects in a friendly and professional environment. From initial client consultation to finished pieces, the Student Graphic Designer will support the daily design activities of the department by developing promotional materials such as posters, banners, advertisements, brochures, and digital material for new and existing projects of different sizes and complexities.

Duties & Responsibilities: Design promotional material for the U of A Students' Union and its departments.
Work both individually and collaboratively with the designers, and interact with clients as needed.
The Student Graphic Designer position is part time from Sept 1 to April 30, 2020 with 8 to 20 hours/week available depending on applicant availability.

Must be registered in the equivalent of at least one course for credit at an Edmonton Post Secondary Institution in either the Fall and Winter sessions in the 2019-2020 year.

Preference given to a Visual Communication Design student enrolled in the BDes program who is returning for either a fourth or fifth year.

Excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work in a demanding and fast-paced studio.
Strong fundamental design skills and proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite in a Macintosh environment, are essential.

Illustration, photography, and interactive media skills are an asset.
Must love design and play well with others.

Deadline: September 8, 2019

Please submit your resume with a cover letter and digital portfolio (either in pdf format, or online) no later than midnight on Sunday, September 8, 2019, attention Juliana du Pree, Director - Marketing & Communications.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interview invitees should bring an up-to-date portfolio to the interview.

Estimated Compensation: $17

Application Deadline: 9/8/2019