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Category Art/Media/Design
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Created 2012-01-03
Owner admin
Promotion level None
Title Graphic Design Coordinator
Description The University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California is currently seeking applications for a Graphic Design Coordinator.

Salary Range: $26.65 - $30.25

Coordinates the preparation of graphic design materials to be presented by visual media for a school or department. Oversees design and copy layouts for graphic design materials such as illustrations, publications, graphs and charts, brochures, certificates, posters, flyers, etc. Designs and proofs artwork, display materials and copy layouts.

Prepares presentation graphics for slides, overheads, etc. Uses computer software packages to manipulate images. Produces a variety of freehand artwork (e.g., drawings, illustrations, logograms, etc.).

Prepares computerized typeset documents using publishing and page layout software. Determines software or hardware system to be utilized. Develops and/or maintains computer programs.

Works with clients to advise, create, modify and execute design standards and solutions to visual media objectives and/or requirements.

Supervises and trains staff and student workers. Schedules, assigns and prioritizes workloads. Monitors employee performance on day-to-day basis. Reviews and proofs production work and suggests improvements. Coordinates clients' work with production staff and/or outside services. Ensures completion and quality of final product.

Screens, hires and oversees work of vendors and freelance artists, designers, photographers, etc. Determines schedules. Ensures timely completion of work.

Analyzes and evaluates vendors and potential vendors on a regular basis. Prepares specifications for bids. Selects appropriate vendor for each project and supervises jobs in progress.

Works with advertising and/or marketing representatives to integrate copy and graphics most effectively. Determines size and arrangement of illustrations and copy. Selects type style and size. Arranges layout according to space availability and using knowledge of layout principles and design concepts.

Sets production schedules and deadlines for design projects. Develops and manages budgets for specific projects. Gathers data for budget development. Monitors, tracks and reconciles budget activity.

Coordinates and selects computer software and/or hardware to be purchased. Determines and purchases supplies, materials and equipment, as needed.

Prepares ad hoc reports for management as appropriate.

Develops and implements security related procedures such as office opening and closing routines, recognition of duress signals and key controls. Coordinates security activities with University Public Safety Department. Promotes and maintains standards for security conscious awareness and behavior. Maintains knowledge of university's crime prevention and suppression programs and services. Ensures dissemination of security related information to staff.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values Diversity.

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