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Design Genius

Date Posted: Jun. 2, 2014
Position Start Date: Jun. 3, 2014
Campus location United States
Department contact person Jaime A Gusching
Title Marketing Manager
Department United States
Phone 408-551-6048
Student job title Design Genius
Work Study Required? no
Hourly Wage $10-$13/hr.
Days of Week Flexible
Hours of day Varied
Shift Duration Flexible
How to apply
  • E-mail resume
  • Department description You want a career with purpose that employs your skills. You have been given a lot of opportunities and feel a strong desire to give to those who may not have won the birth lottery. Here?s a powerful reason to get out of bed in the morning, hone your skills, grow your network, and pay it forward. This could be your ?rst step to a career in the impact space. Right on your own campus is The Center for Science, Technology, and Society. The mission of the Center is to accelerate global, innovation-based entrepreneurship in service to humanity We help the poor in the smartest, most sustainable way we know how. We take social entrepreneurs and allow them to scale?to go big. Did you know that Kiva was one of our alumni? We have a wide and robust network. Over the last 12 years, we have accelerated over 200 social enterprises in 55 countries, having positively impacted the lives of 100 million people living below the poverty line around the world. The Center has developed a targeted approach to take social entrepreneurs from blueprint to scale, spearheaded by our Global Social Bene?t Institute (GSBI®). We enlist mentors?seasoned CEO?s, venture capitalists, and even founders of NASDAQ companies?to guide social entrepreneurs through a structured course curriculum, honed and re?ned over 12 years. Work with us and it?s very likely you too will be exposed to such thought leaders.
    Qualifications We need a Design student who joins the Marketing Team, responsible for improving the look and feel of the Center's brand. You?ll have three cool SCU colleagues and a great boss. You?ll also be able to significantly add to your portfolio. We are looking for a talented student who loves design, is full of fresh ideas and creativity. If you have a keen eye for detail and design, with extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite ( CommonSpot, WordPress, HTML are a huge plus!) then please submit your resume. Qualities and Skills/Experience: ? Excellent graphic design skills. ? Well-versed in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.). ? Solid knowledge of HTML/CSS (and troubleshooting), sitemap creation, and wireframing ( a plus!) ? Background in Engineering/Design/Marketing experience preferred.
    Duties and responsibilities Job Duties & Responsibilities: ? Work closely with Marketing Manager to take the Center?s marketing to the next level. This will be fun. We are about to redo our site from scratch and your input will be taken into strong consideration. ? Create beautiful pieces of collateral for the Center, brochures, flyers, cards, promotional materials, signs, you name it! We want to see what you can design! ? Proficient in ?Production? as well; Must be able to package the artwork and work with our printers to get it produced. ? Upload content (text, photos, videos, etc.) to website. Keep the website looking ?y. ? Work closely with Web Publishing to help marketing team maintain a web-friendly format and make changes to improve look and feel of the site. ? Assist Center staff with other duties as assigned. You?re humble and down to help with whatever it takes.

    Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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