The City of Boise’s is searching for a dynamic professional to fill the role of Graphic Designer. Our role is to engage and empower people who live, work, and play in Boise to sustain a city for everyone. This office works to establish a strategic, resident-centric communication culture within city government that reflects a vibrant, dynamic, and innovative Boise.
This position will create, design and develop visually impactful and engaging material from often complex information. Design in various media ranging from print to web, with particular expertise in print design and production. If you are ready for a challenging position, please come check out the City of Boise.
For consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter and a portfolio of your most recent work.
Maintains brand and design standards and best practices, leverages new media and modern best practices to provide fresh approaches to projects. Conceptualizes, designs and produces a variety of communication and marketing materials that inspires and engages target audiences and reaches project goals. Produces materials that range from logo development, brochures, infographics, event displays, signage, websites, social web pages, presentations, and videos. Works closely with the internal departments to support and produce their needs and the needs of their clients. (40%)
Develops and designs artwork and performs quality-control proofing. Revises design until acceptable results are obtained. Selects photographs for print processing. Plans layouts and writes printing specifications, including paper stock, size and face of type, binding systems, and multi-color reproductions. Assists with planning, organizing and implementing promotional programs or campaigns. Manipulates and formats photographic images in digital formats for electronic and/or web-based documents and applications. Keeps informed of industry trends, best practices, comparative and competitive reviews, and evolving technologies. (30%)
Consults with internal and external customers on project specifications, considering budget and end use. Obtains printing cost estimates. Enters project specification orders into print management software. Processes address verification to vendors and readies for variable data printing. Performs special administrative projects as assigned. Works closely with production staff and outside vendors to assure quality of final product. Provides excellent project management and client services in creating graphic materials and services for the City’s 13 departments and the Mayor’s office with a focus on the end user. Provides timely and proactive deliverables and updates. Maintains print, video and photography relationships and quotes to produce creative materials on time and within budget. (30%)
Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%