Sr Graphic Designer - req# 6066
Sr Graphic Designer
|Working Title||Sr Graphic Designer|
The University of New Mexico Press (UNMP), the largest book publisher in the State of New Mexico, is seeking a highly experienced, detail-oriented, and organized individual for its Senior Graphic Designer job.
This position is responsible for the design of book interiors and covers for approximately twenty-five new book projects per year. Responsibilities will include evaluating manuscripts for structure and content; designing interior text, composing type, and creating page layouts for full-length books; making corrections and other adjustments to page proofs as needed; creating and submitting printer-ready files; and archiving all files and recording production specs. Additionally, the position will be responsible for cover, case, and jacket design for all assigned titles as well as a portion of reprint and first paper editions. The successful candidate must have an advanced knowledge of printing, binding, and other production specs and be able to quickly assess the needs of a given project.
|Conditions of Employment|
High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Additional Requirements||Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||University Press UP (430A)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$13.62 To $20.43 HOURLY|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||9/7/2018|
|Application Instructions||Resume and cover letter is required. Please submit a portfolio (a website or a PDF with all required items) for consideration. The portfolio should include at least five sample book covers, samples of book interiors, and a selection of promotional pieces that you have created. Please feel free to also include any other relevant work.|
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.