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Creative Production Manager/Unigraphics and Falcon Media
Publications and Editing
BGSU Main Campus
08/10/2022
355

This position is the key visual and pre-production position for Falcon Media and also for the sub unit of UniGraphics. This position divides time according to the needs of both entities. As production manager of Falcon Media, the position oversees the production of several student publications as well as assigned projects. This position identifies, hires, trains, mentors, and directs design students and co-op students that work as production assistants. As Creative Manager of UniGraphics, this position provides art direction and manages the creation, production and delivery of graphic design projects and publications for University departments, student organizations, individuals and community clients.

  • Creative direction of UniGraphics projects from conception to delivery, including creative direction, design, budget, production, and client relations.
  • Art direction for both Falcon Media and UniGraphics, including delegating projects to interns and co-op students, review and oversight of the design process to develop students’ skills and meet or exceed our clients expectations while adhering to and implementing University branding and design standards.
  • Manage the day-to-day production process of Falcon Media and UniGraphics, including hiring and training co-op students, and overseeing the daily production process of the BG News, while integrating into the production process, the production schedules of other unit student publications. Primary contact with external printing vendor as well as developing print quote. Create all initial invoice billing.  
  • Training Student Personnel. Every year 4 to 5 co-op students are trained as production supervisors for the BG News. UniGraphics employs 3 to 4 design interns each year and initial training is provided along with consistent on-going mentoring on the job and/or on a per project basis.  
  • Miscellaneous. Maintain equipment and identify and recommend outside services and new equipment as needed. Develop professional skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visuals Communication Technology, Marketing, Communication, Popular Culture, Computer Graphics, Fine Arts or related field.  Degree must be conferred at the time of application. 

The following experience is required:

  • 6 months of graphic design experience

 

Salary

Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 355. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.

 

Deadline to apply:  This position has been reopened.  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by August 25, 2022.

 

 

Benefits

Bowling Green State University provides a comprehensive benefit program as part of a total compensation package.  This includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, health accounts (medical & dependent), life & disability insurance, retirement plans, employee assistance program and tuition fee waivers for employees and their eligible dependents as well as paid time off, holidays and parental leave.  For more information please visit Benefits-at-a-Glance.pdf (bgsu.edu)

 

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Creative and design talents and skills; artistic talent; photographic skills; teaching capabilities; great verbal and communication skills; prepress production skills; paper and printing knowledge; managerial and supervisory skills; office management skills; software and computer programs related to graphic design and prepress production; oversee and art direction for projects accordingly.

 

 

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