KIPP San Antonio Public Schools

San Antonio, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
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Organization: KIPP San Antonio Public Schools
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Graphic & Web Design Specialist

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KIPP San Antonio Public Schools

San Antonio, TX

Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate
Subject:  
Grade:  

Organization: KIPP San Antonio Public Schools
Preferred Locations:

Contact:  
Email:

ABOUT KIPP TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
 
For more than 15 years, KIPP Austin, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth, KIPP Houston, and KIPP San Antonio have put thousands of KIPPsters on the path to and through college. Last year, we collectively educated over 25,000 students in more than 50 schools, covering a geographic area of over 400 miles. Our regions have a long history of informal collaboration, with teachers and staff members sharing ideas, curricula, professional development, facilities, finances, end-of-year field trips, and more. As of the 2018-2019 school year, all KIPP schools in Texas join forces as KIPP Texas Public Schools, a state-wide network of schools dedicated to supporting students to and through college!
 
The Opportunity
 
KIPP Texas Public Schools is seeking to hire a full-time graphic and web design specialist to implement and maintain the highest quality work while being able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. This position requires collaboration with the Talent Recruitment Team, Student Recruitment Team, Development Team and other departments to create designs, campaigns, logos, and other print/digital collateral. The graphic and web design specialist will accurately reflect our brand as well as carry an understanding of the market, competitors, and customers.

This position could be located in any of the four KIPP Texas regions—Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, or San Antonio.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain brand identity and visual aesthetics as captured within the brand’s graphic design standards and brand positioning
  • Provide creative direction and oversight on digital, print, and video graphic projects
  • Work with creative director and creative services manager to develop annual campaigns for general KIPP Texas brand building as well as specific functions (i.e. Talent Recruitment, Student Recruitment, and Development)
  • Own designs from initial concept creation to final sign-off
  • Work closely with the entire marketing team to provide photo and graphic outputs for a wide range of projects
  • Update and maintain marketing collateral and website to ensure brand consistency
  • Work alongside the creative services manager to integrate feedback loops, quantitative, and qualitative data to help inform design decisions
  • Participate in or lead small-scale photoshoots and video productions
  • Consistently deliver fresh ideas and concepts to keep the brand current and dynamic
  • Create and maintain brand consistency across various digital properties, ranging from websites to newsletters to social platforms to digital campaigns that help build brand awareness/engagement
  • Manage the relationship between KIPP Texas and website vendors (to build and maintain the website)
 
Skills and Qualifications
 
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in marketing, digital communications, graphic design, or a related degree
  • Five years of direct experience, and a strong portfolio of relevant design work
  • Extensive operating knowledge and expertise of Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Lightroom
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Technical and creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask, switching from one project to another as required
  • Strong critical thinking, teamwork and collaborative aptitude required
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information
  • Ability to prioritize, effectively communicate status and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
Preferred Skills
  • Experience working in an organization focused on education/schools
  • Copywriting skills
  • Video shooting and/or editing
  • Photography experience
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish
Compensation and Benefits
Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered.
 

ABOUT KIPP
KIPP is a non-profit network of 200 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. We believe that all students will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to seize those opportunities. Great education transforms lives.
 
 

KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.