Salt Lake City

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP- PART TIME

Requisition ID
2020-4736
Department
COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOODS
Minimum Salary
USD $10.87/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $16.00/Hr.
Post End Date
8/6/2020
Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Overview

Primary focus on creating graphics for inclusion in a variety of work products. The products could include: informational brochures, maps, online content presentations slides, manuals, wayfinding, regulatory, and interpretive signage, and similar graphic design applications. Utilizes a wide variety of digital media, graphics production equipment, web tools and supplies; including a personal computer and desktop publishing/graphics software. Assists multiple teams on various projects to create documents that visually convey information to the public, applicants and elected/appointed officials. Responsible for overseeing the implementation of a variety of graphic materials, and maintaining an inventory of graphic products and templates.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing graphics for various projects within the Division. Translate information and concepts into high-impact visual pieces and computer generated illustrations, including but not limited to physical and digital versions of a wide variety of documents,  possibly including signs and kiosks, master plan concepts, regulations, logos, pamphlets, posters, graphic interpretations of statistical data, collateral materials, web graphics, etc.  Remain abreast of latest graphic design concepts and techniques. 
  • Work with Division staff and contractors to ensure the satisfactory fabrication and appearance of signage, sign kiosks, banners, posters, brochures and similar materials. Maintain detailed physical and digital inventories of the Division’s graphic materials, and make updates or improvements as necessary.  
  • Collaborate with director, management staff, and others, as necessary to identify graphic design needs for various types of projects. Identify ideas and methods on how to prepare the necessary graphics. Engage in creative collaboration to establish and promote information in a visual format.  Rely on established guidelines and standards that ensure consistent branding and corporate identity throughout Division information materials and the website.
  • Provide backup duties in answering telephones and in person inquiries. Route visitors and individuals with appointments to the appropriate staff person. Provide information and referral to Division employees and the general public.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.

Qualifications

 

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, though summer internships may not require concurrent enrollment if student is in good standing with the educational institution. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Must have good organizational and analytical skills.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability using graphic design skills to develop compelling graphic materials.
  • Work effectively with diverse clients, interpreting client needs to fit existing graphic design in both physical and digital formats.
  • Ability to work on and complete multiple projects from start to finish during similar timeframes.
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects effectively; strong ability to prioritize and self-direct efficiently; ability to manage workload by creating logical protocols and organizational methods.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Mac, MS Office, Windows environments.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or Utah driving privilege card.
  • Ability to relate well with co-workers, supervisors, other employees and the general public.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with web technologies for producing website content, such as Word Press, Drupal and Microsoft Expressions.
  • Experience with social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Skype, and their integration into graphic design needs.
  • Experience using a GPS unit for data collection.
  • Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), both desktop and on-line mapping tools. The tools used by SLC Divisions include ArcGIS, ArcIMS and Google Earth.

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