Through international academic experiences, the University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) inspires students to explore and transform their lives, UC and the world. Since 1962, UCEAP has supported this mission, serving over 100,000 students across all 10 UC campuses and over 32,000 international exchange students. Sustained by strong academic excellence, spirited faculty collaboration and an interrelated support system, UCEAP produces future global citizens and thought leaders. www.eap.ucop.edu
The Multimedia Designer applies innovation as an experienced, technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field of digital communications with a focus on strategic problem-solving; manages projects that include formulating strategies, and administering resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Provides leadership, vision and creative ideas to produce design and layout for a variety of routine and non-routine projects; ensures search engine optimization; builds and maintains micro-site; demonstrates full understanding of industry practices and organization policies and procedures. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Responsible for design and production of informational and promotional materials for UCEAP. Manages and takes responsibility for projects from beginning to end. Organizes, maintains and presents UCEAP information in a variety of formats for outreach, recruitment and advising. Digital and print design and production includes creating designs for publications and to enhance UCEAP's online presence. Manipulates graphics utilizing drawing and photo editing software. Ensures web and digital media conform to professional style standards. Keeps marketing and communications team up-to-date regarding software, type styles and design ideas. Maintains digital and hard copy image libraries. Manages and coordinates timelines, inventory and creative design and production process.
Digital publications and products include but are not limited to a multimedia projects for students, faculty, UCEAP, and Campus EAP Staff, Study Centers, parents, reciprocity students, alumni, development efforts, and staff. Numerous recruitment, retention and orientation materials and products, annual reports, policy manuals, and staff/faculty information packets are also produced.
Works under general supervision in a fast paced, team driven environment, collaborating with unit staff and staff throughout UCEAP. Maintaining a professional, collaborative, courteous manner in the face of tight deadlines and design and production compromises is essential. Works on special marketing projects; designs, formats, and edits online properties for a wide range of audiences; prepares digital presentations; manipulates photos and art; and provides general section support. Must be able to communicate the status of projects, quickly change priorities, and follow through on projects independently and in collaboration with others.
Minimum Requirements: Three to five years of professional print and multimedia design experience including design support for social media. Must have a strong portfolio and proven ability to produce complex multimedia and print materials. Mastery of MS Word, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and familiarity with HTML. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Must be able to communicate the status of projects quickly, adapt to changing priorities and follow through on projects independently and in collaboration with others. Bachelor's degree in graphic design, digital media design, or related disciplines or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Desirable Requirements: Professional multimedia design experience in a marketing department or similar environment. Experience with a digital asset manager and familiarity with video production, video editing, and animation
Internal Number: 20190256
About University of California Education Aboard Program
The University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) has served as the UC systemwide international student exchange program since 1962. Serving all campuses, UCEAP continues its support of the University of California's mission through academic instruction and exchange relationships around the world. Through study abroad, UCEAP provides the opportunity for students to become international citizens and global thinkers, equipping them with the understanding and skills necessary for success in the global marketplace. For more information, visit www.eap.ucop.edu.