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Graphic Design Assistant Internship
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified applications for a paid Graphic Design Assistant Internship in its marketing office. Reporting to the Coordinator of Graphic & Digital Design, the Graphic Design Assistant will help implement and expand on the creative vision of the UConn Athletics brand, creating compelling content for a variety of channels.

Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conceptualizing and producing quality visual content for marketing and communication objectives such as social media graphics, advertisements, digital design elements, templates, motion graphics, posters, and other collateral; adhere to University brand standards; assist in establishing the creative direction for campaigns; and perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned or requested.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field, or an equivalent combination of related college coursework and experience may be considered; professional experience in graphic design; an online portfolio showcasing relevant work in visual graphics (required with application); high proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator; strong knowledge and skill in typography, color theory, current trends and best practices; ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames; and outstanding organizational and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications Experience and skill in Adobe After Effects and motion graphics; photography and photo editing experience; and experience within a college or professional sports setting.

This is an immediate opening.

Appointment Term This position is a 12 month appointment with a compensation of $26,640. Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term. Your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. You will find specific information, rates and forms on the Human Resources website http://hr.uconn.edu/adjunct-facultytemporary-employee-benefits/. As you consider this option, you should be aware that you have 31 days from the commencement of your employment to enroll in medical and/or dental insurance. For further information, contact Human Resources at hr@uconn.edu or (860) 486-3034.

To Apply Applicants must email letter of application, resume, the names of three references and include an online portfolio show casing relevant work in visual graphics (required) to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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