Production Specialist 9/1/2016
The University of Chicago
Campus - Hyde Park, IL
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Production Specialist: Creates and coordinates print production. Establishes quality control standards and proofs all output. Processes, sizes, and edits electronic art files using graphics software. Develops and monitors production schedules for all graphics projects. Reports to the Communications and Strategy manager to ensure the unit representation, visually and in print content, coincide and tell a cohesive story in support of the goals. Manages the design and production of maps and graphics. Produces graphics to accompany written materials.
Will be responsible for all Facilities Services presentation production to support unit initiatives. Will collaborate within Facilities Services and support graphic communication for external audiences as well. Must be able to translate written or numeric information into dynamic graphic representations and serve as a resource for others preparing presentations.
For these purposes, must have a keen creative visual sense, highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to work alongside others to deliver results.
Will manage graphics projects from start to finish including obtaining client needs, scheduling, developing drafts, obtaining production quotes, coordinating, designing, and implementing projects to final completion. Work will involve assembling materials, creating and designing graphics and maps, taking and printing of photographs, and organizing documents for distribution.
Will create and maintain an online Facilities Services image archive from photographs, CAD images, and photomontages that is accessible by others in the department.
Exterior signage design, construction signage and donor plaques will fall under the responsibility of the production specialist, as will campus maps. Will be responsible for keeping track of and updating campus maps and general signage according to construction or grounds changes. Will coordinate delivery and installation of signs and graphics.
As part of your application, please submit graphic samples from your work portfolio.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.
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