Graphic Designer

University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)4.3


Purpose
Create all the graphic/art design for the technology-based components of a project science curriculum.

Essential Functions
Research, plan, and develop all the graphic/art design for the technology-based components of a project science curriculum. Attend and participate in project meetings as assigned, including meetings with contracted personnel. Research, plan, and/or develop technology-based lesson components and teacher support documents for all technology applications within the project science curriculum. Deliver training as needed. Assist project team in testing technology components of the project curriculum in schools, including developing testing protocols, documenting testing outcomes, and identifying edits/revisions. Respond to administrative tasks in a timely manner. Other duties as assigned.

Marginal/Incidental functions
Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications
Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or a related field. Three years experience working with students on technology-based games and applications. Experience developing graphic and art components for second-grade science related games or apps. Complete knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, and Unity. Three years experience assisting in designing curriculum materials, guides, or tutorials for technology-based components. Experience working with production and education teams during all phases of game/app project development. Clear and effective written and oral communication skills. Professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelors degree in Studio Art. Five years experience working with students on technology-based games and applications. Experience testing technology-based games/apps with end users to identify design or implementation issues. Experience working with struggling students to provide accommodations and/or differentiate their learning. Experience working with low-socio-economic-status elementary schools. Experience creating presentations in the area of graphic design.

Working conditions
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Constant exposure to fluorescent lighting in a windowless office environment. Occasional travel to local schools. Occasional public speaking (trainings).

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

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.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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