ABOUT US: The Lombard Park District is governed by an elected board and staffed with over 450 dedicated employees. Our mission is to provide recreation opportunities for people to enjoy life and we have also won several notable awards. In 2009, the District won the National Gold Medal award from the National Recreation and Park Association. In 2014, the District became an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency through the Illinois Association of Park Districts and Illinois Park and Recreation Association. In 2016, the District received accreditation from Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies. In 2017 and 2018 the District was awarded 1st place in Agency Showcase, the statewide marketing competition presented by the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association. These achievements support the exceptional services we offer to the community of Lombard.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Graphic communications, or related field. Applicant must have at least one year of experience in graphic design. Experience working within a park district or municipality environment preferred. Ability to build relationships with internal customers. Self-starter highly organized with excellent communication skills. Must be able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Proficient working with Apple Mac and software: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Knowledge using a DSLR camera required. Experience with coordinating e-newsletters preferred.
JOB SUMMARY: The Graphic Designer is responsible for designing and preparing artwork and print material, taking projects from inception to completion. Oversee the production of the quarterly brochure, including providing a schedule for Program Managers, exporting copy from Rec Trac, layout and design of pages, advertisements, covers, proofing and final print product. Assist the Marketing & Communications Manager with the design and production of all visual marketing communication materials for the District including but not limited to flyers, tri-fold brochures, bulletin boards, newsletters, posters, postcards, and advertisements. Design content for Web: social media, district websites, and e-mail newsletters. Continuously update the District’s social media accounts and stay current on trends. Act as the District’s photographer at events, programs and facilities.
This is a full time exempt position. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Some occasional evenings and weekend days for special events may be required.
Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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