Senior Graphic Designer

Posted on 06/22/2022

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX


The University Development Annual Giving Programs is looking for a senior graphic designer to join their team. With guidance and direction from the AGP assistant director of development and University Marketing and Communications art director, the senior graphic designer will produce print and digital creative solutions that address the marketing and fundraising needs of the annual giving team and the university.


  • Create and execute engaging concepts for print and digital collateral with great attention to quality and detail. Projects include but are not limited to fundraising campaign brand design, direct mailers, brochures, ads, presentations, event collateral and signage, web and social media assets, animations, email layout, and promotional items.
  • Maintain UT brand continuity and visual appearance in print, digital and multimedia environments.
  • Collaborate with team members on creative project solutions.
  • Preflight/prep print and digital files and coordinate production with vendors.
  • Update files and extend existing designs and templates across a variety of file types and sizes.
  • Provide support for photo searches and photo editing, such as color correction, resizing, clipping, and creating consistency between photos.
  • Develop and manage inventory of relevant materials, photos, graphics, and design assets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in graphic design and production. Ability to design and produce high-quality work with a strong sense of concept development, superior design, technical and editing skills, and up-to-date knowledge of industry trends. Experience with the printing process including print specifications and final files service skills. Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, work within budget, and collaborate with a team. Fluency in Adobe CC, Keynote, PPT, and Microsoft Office. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five or more years of experience in graphic design and production. Experience in design and branding of multichannel campaigns (print, email, social media, web, promotional items). Experience in creating motion graphics and/or animations. More than five years of experience in graphic design and production. Basic knowledge of HTML a plus.

Salary Range:

$60,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions:

Hybrid / flex working environment.

Required Materials:

  • Resume/CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

Why Join Texas Development?

What starts here changes the world. What starts here starts with you.

The University of Texas at Austin is on the front lines of the future: sparking the imagination, driving discovery and transforming lives. And it’s only possible because generous supporters believe in the power and promise of our state’s flagship university to change the world. We strive to reach the highest levels of achievement and success in all that we do by creating meaningful and powerful experiences for our donors.

Together, through one of the largest fundraising efforts in our state’s history, we will unlock student potential, recruit world-class faculty, transform health and care, and create a vibrant future for Texas and beyond. With more than $3 billion raised in the past five years, Texas Development is quickly becoming one of the best fundraising programs in higher education.

Texas Development is a dynamic and growing community of more than 400 team members across the Forty Acres. Like the university we serve, we are committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging along our staff and donor communities. We honor the idea that if what starts here changes the world, what starts here should reflect the world.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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