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Graphic Designer & Videographer

Gail Borden Public Library has an immediate opening for a full-time Graphic Designer & Videographer to work in our fast-paced Graphics Department at the Main Library. The candidate must be able to travel to other library locations and/or events or programs. Candidates must be able to design and produce brochures, signs, posters, flyers, program props and other content as well as record audio and video content, including editing, to complete audiovisual graphics requests along with managing audiovisual equipment.  In addition, the position requires taking photos of library events and exhibits, then editing and posting to communication channels.


  • College degree in graphic arts or equivalent college coursework with experience in video, video editing and photography in the graphics field.
  • Experience and skill using Acrobat Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Premier and After Effects.
  • End-to-end video production experience as well as knowledge of animation or motion graphics.
  • Experience with social media and content marketing.
  • Highly developed skill in basic graphics and composition with an eye for detail.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment with the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to adapt to changing technology; comfortable with trying out new technology.
  • Must be able to work independently and communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with others and have a courteous manner.   

Full-time position (37.5 hours per week); occasional evenings & weekends will be required.

Hourly Rate: $16.61 per hour + enrollment in IMRF, library subsidized insurance and time-off benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, June 15, 2018 or Until Job is Filled.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Employment Application to jobs@gailborden.infoor to: Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120. A link to the Employment Application is found on the library’s website, www.gailborden.info. Candidates must be prepared to present a portfolio with videos.

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Gail Borden Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer