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LEAD DESIGNER

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Design
Posted on June 12, 2022
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LEAD DESIGNER

(ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER)

(Job Opening ID #515268)


Full-time position available with KCMO’s City Manager’s Office, Communications Division, 414 E. 12th St.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. some weekends.

Supervises the graphic design team within the City Communications Office. Facilitates the city's creative processes from concept to completion, leading the creative direction of the city's graphics and visual look while ensuring that the city's brand standards are followed consistently. Works with City partners to ensure consistent branding and visual messaging and will work with city leadership on incoming projects. Provides creative leadership as the team produces the city magazine, newsletters, fliers, booklets, budget documents, social media and video graphics, etc. Performs technical and artistic skills needed of a Graphic Design Specialist, as they will also produce graphic design work daily. This position will be 75% graphic design work and 25% supervision/management work. Functions as key City Communications Office contact for projects and publications. Creates promotional materials for City events. Provides basic photo and video shooting and editing (in-phone and/or desktop). Creates social media graphics. Performs work on multiple high-profile projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor's degree and 3 years of progressively responsible, professional experience in business or public sector administration, with at least 2 years at the level of Senior Administrative Assistant; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience, with at least 3 years at the level of Senior Administrative Assistant. Preference given for graphic art techniques, familiarity with and skill in sketching, painting, lettering, photography, drafting, and other graphic arts. Applicable software including but not limited to Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Corel Draw, Macromedia Freehand, Microsoft Office Suite.

Salary Range: $4,065-$6,769/month.

Application Deadline: June 27, 2022.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.