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Graphic Artist

Kenaitze Indian Tribe

This is a Full-time position in Kenai, AK posted April 19, 2021.

Job Title: Graphic ArtistRevision Date: 06/14/2018Dept./Program: CommunicationsEmployment Status: Full TimeDivision: ExecutiveFLSA Status: Non-ExemptReports To: Communications ManagerSchedule: 40 hours/weekSupervises: N/APreference: TERO Ordinance 2017-01, P.L.

93-638Job SummaryThe Graphic Artist works as a member of an integrated Communications team by utilizing publication design and production, and graphic art to advance the Mission, Vision and Values of Kenaitze Indian Tribe through the use of print and digital media.Essential FunctionsPaginate multipage periodical print projects including the tribe’s bi-monthly tabloid newspaper, annual report and other external and internal reports.Design flyers, pamphlets, booklets and other printed materials to educate internal and external customers regarding the tribe’s programs, services and events.Design digital communications for use on the tribe’s website, social media accounts, employee e-newsletter and digital signage.Assist with development and utilization of a brand design standard through the use of typography, color and other design elements.Create art including logos and graphics to support the tribe’s print and digital media, signage and branded merchandise.Communicate promptly and professionally with a dynamic workforce that is both culturally and professionally diverse.Complete work as assigned with attention to accuracy, detail, brand standards and deadlines.It is the intent of this job description to highlight the essential functions of the position; however, it is not an all-inclusive list.

The incumbent may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his/her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s objectives.Working ConditionsLifting RequirementsLight work Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.Physical RequirementsStand or Sit (Stationary position)Walk (Move, Traverse)Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl (Position self (to), Move)Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)Pushing or PullingRepetitive MotionOSHA CategoriesCategory II Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occurEquipment and ToolsList Equipment used for job: Computer, copier, fax, scanner, other office equipmentDrives KIT or Personal Vehicle: As neededTravelLocalQualificationsEducationBachelor’s degree in art, journalism, public relations or communications, or a combination of education and experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.ExperienceFive years of work experience in a graphic art setting to include journalism, public relations or advertising.License/CertificationValid Alaska driver license and must remain insurable under the tribe’s policy.Special SkillsExpert in written and verbal communication.Professional, enthusiastic, organized, detail oriented, creative and an astute problem-solver.Ability to prioritize work involving multiple projects in order to meet deadlines.Ability to work both independently and in a team setting.Expert level computer software experience with Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Creative Cloud products to include Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat.Knowledge of pre-press concerns for work produced in the CMYK color space.Ability to adhere to deadlines, work schedules and a dynamic workplace.Ability to understand the attitudes and concerns of State, Federal, and Tribal interactions and the human perspective.PreferredKnowledge and experience working with cultural diversities.Understanding or experience working with healthcare and/or social services.Experience with WordPress software.