The Graphic Design and Multimedia Coordinator is an essential part of Incarnate Word Academy’s Marketing and Communications Department. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, this position plays a vital role in creating and implementing the school’s visual branding and message. The coordinator works with departments across the school, including Academics, Admissions and Advancement on projects such as web page creation and maintenance, program and stationery design, social media graphics and video production.
Ensures that the mission and values of the Academy are upheld within the department.
Gives witness to integrity and respect while representing Incarnate Word Academy in the broader community.
Engages and becomes part of the Incarnate Word Academy community.
Serves all IWA families with compassion and respect.
Serve as primary front-end website administrator and designer
Update pages with new information, photos, graphics, etc.
Create new pages as necessary
Act as the School’s primary graphic designer, working to craft compelling visual storytelling
Create materials for multiple School departments, including Admissions, Advancement and Academics, designing programs, flyers, brochures, signs and more
Lead design for The Word magazine, IWA’s bi-annual publication
Provide approval for various marketing materials including T-shirts and merchandise
Create and implement various designs to further the School’s visual language (stationery, email signature blocks, etc.)
Design ads for social media and print
Shoot photos of IWA students, faculty and staff for use in news stories on the School website, Weekly Word digital Newsletter and The Word magazine
Shoot photos of School events and athletics as needed
Shoot and edit video segments for use on the website and in direct e-mail marketing
Act as primary organizer of the MarkComm server, including file updating and keeping records current
Provide assistance as necessary with technology questions related to the website and server
Manage email listings within the Constant Contact system
A four-year degree from a college or university or equivalent training program related directly to graphic design, digital media or marketing communications
At least 2 – 4 years of relevant job experience, including as a graphic designer, photographer or website manager
Proficiency in Adobe CC Suite ( Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, PhotoShop, Premiere Pro (or other editing software)), Microsoft Office suite and Google Docs suite
Experience with content management systems
Technical knowledge of computers and cameras (as they pertain to this position) for job efficiency and future equipment upgrades (photo and video)
Capable of meeting tight deadlines, managing simultaneous projects and working with multiple project stakeholders
Self-starter with an interest in helping to tell the stories of Incarnate Word Academy
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
Sense of humor
Experience working with/in a school, college or university is preferred
Experience with FinalSite is preferred
Qualified candidates should create, in a single PDF, your resume and three examples of brochures, flyers, ads, website screen shots or similar that showcases your work, as well as including links to any videos you’ve created by clicking here. Applications lacking this will not be considered.