Senior Graphic Design Specialist

Triton College

About Us:

Triton College is an institution of higher education dedicated to student success. Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the school offers outstanding educational value in a student-centered setting rich in academic and cultural resources, career-oriented learning opportunities, and engaging social activities.

Triton’s attractive 110-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities, thriving arts and athletics programs and a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff collaborates to promote integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence in all that we do.

We empower success in life-changing ways. Our degree and certificate programs feature practical courses and flexible scheduling options. Triton transfer students are readily accepted into colleges and universities nationwide. Career program students learn skills needed to succeed in a highly competitive job market that will allow them to make significant contributions to business and industry. Continuing Education students participate in courses geared toward recreation, personal enrichment, workforce development and lifelong learning.

More than 10,000 students enroll at Triton each year, yet every student receives ample individual attention in small, accessible classes. Our highly qualified faculty combines distinguished academic credentials with valuable real-world experience. Tuition is extremely affordable and financial assistance and scholarships are available.

Position Details

Senior Graphic Design Specialist
Northern Illinois
River Grove, IL

Coordinate and provide a wide range of creative services for all high-level institutional publications and promotional material. Assist with and oversee the digital design and print process of various departmental projects and ensure each is produced maintaining the highest quality and cost efficiency.

  1. Develops original ideas/concepts or collaborates with clients to achieve desired content and appearance; creates a wide scope of collateral to reach a various target audiences.
  2. Prepares all digital designs to be both print-ready and formatted for on-line use.
  3. Performs initial proof reading of copy/text for publications, ads and other promotional materials for instructional graphics requests (i.e., signage, banners, business cards, etc.).
  4. Responsible for completing assignments within tight deadlines in order to meet clients' needs/expectations, while maintain quality design standards and accuracy.
  5. Provide website design and content support.
  6. Maintains all digital files of current and completed jobs.
  7. Provides specifications sheets to printers for quotes, and maintains log of pricing.
  8. Makes deliveries/pick ups from various vendors when necessary.
  9. Performs and directs photo/video shoots when assigned.
  10. Serves on committees, along with other staff members and administrators, whenever creative standards are concerned or maintained.
  11. Coordinates and develop all institutional priority projects. Including but not limited to schedules, annual report, Connect Newsletter, catalog support, high-level admission items, ads, etc.
  12. Works with external printing services to print publications. To coordinate the print production process with external sources, which includes determining print specifications and obtaining a minimum of three prices in accordance with college purchasing procedures.
  13. Provides cost and time estimates for jobs.
  14. Supervisory responsibilities over hourly graphic design specialists and work-study students.
  15. Attends marketing meetings as determined by supervisor.
  16. Post as well as produce content for social media.
  17. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by supervisors.

Equipment Operated:

Macintosh OS computers

Software used:

  • Quark Express
  • InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Bridge
  • After Effects
  • Microsoft Office

Current social media applications

Cutting Instruments

Lamination Machine

Canon Image Press Copiers, scanners

35mm Digital Camera


Digital video camera, lighting, and microphone.


Bachelor's Degree preferred, with emphasis on, but not limited to visual communication, graphic design, marketing, communication, social media and web design.


Five years of experience in the field of graphic design and editorial production or equivalent work experience.

Annual salary of $41,001.

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