Graphic Designer

The library needs an experienced designer with a wide range of skills to promote our 5-star library in a wide range of mediums. Responsible for the artistic development and appearance of all library promotions: posters, displays, print, web and online media, special events, branding campaigns, signs, and illustrations. We need a creative, friendly collaborator to contribute to our successful brand. Will be responsible to maintain design consistency, following the highest level of standards and principles under guidance of Design supervisor. Check us out at
Requirements & Skills: 
Demonstrates knowledge of Adobe CS Suite. Must be proficient in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop. Web and illustration skills preferred. Photography and/or video skills a bonus. At least one (1) year graphic design experience.  
Requires ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and excel in Our Culture.
BA in graphic arts/design or equivalency required.
Hours and Scheduling: 
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary and Benefits: 
Starting salary:  $21.89 to $25.75 per hour, depending on qualifications.
Benefits include:  4 weeks annual vacation, sick and personal leave allowance, health insurance, IMRF pension plan and life insurance.  Roth/457 savings plan participation available.
To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must submit by October 21:
  • A letter of interest describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position.
  • Resume
  • Links to your portfolio or other samples of your work.
Only electronic submissions will be considered.
We want to amaze our customers. So we expect the best from everyone. Those who embrace our culture will be successful and happy here. Read more.
If you are selected for an interview, be ready to tell us how you will excel in our culture.
We promote diversity and practice inclusion; all abilities are encouraged to apply.
If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know.
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

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