Northern Caribbean University is an educational institution owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Applications are invited for the position on the Main Campus, Mandeville, Manchester:


Position: Graphic Artist


Job Summary

The successful applicant will be required to prepare a variety of skilled graphic design and layout work in preparation of various posters, exhibits, advertisements, slides, brochures, books, newsletters and flyers using various production techniques which may include computer graphic systems and software.  Incumbents are required to work independently within established deadlines inherent to graphic design industry



Qualification and Experience required


  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Art or related field and three years’ experience in graphic design and layout, illustration, or commercial art; or, Seven years’ experience in graphic design and layout, illustration, or commercial art; or, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Required Skills or Competencies:


  • Knowledge of computer-generated graphics programs.
  • Skills in graphic design and layout.
  • Knowledge of printing procedures and requirements.
  • Knowledge of photography and photo processing techniques.
  • Skills in rendering, illustrating and sketching and in interpreting messages into visual and metaphorical form.
  • Skills in both verbal and written communication.





The Incumbent Should:

  • Design, illustrate and prepare printing layouts for various annual reports, information pamphlets, instructional aids, brochures, books, newsletters and other departmental publications and printed material
  • Designs, illustrates and prepares advertising layouts, billboards, posters, exhibits, flyers, letterheads, logos, certificates, forms and other promotional materials.
  • Creates electronically designed page layouts and imports word processing files into page layouts; may develop web based graphics.
  • Prepares sketches, renderings, drawings, cover illustrations and various artwork involving mechanical and freehand drawing and lettering.
  • Coordinates with clients requesting graphic design or layout work; develops ideas, suggests new or modifies existing ideas; demonstrates graphic techniques and advises other departmental personnel on techniques and methods to use.





Application Guidelines


  1. The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g. “Graphic artist” and addressed to:

    The Director, Human Resource
  2. Applications should be made by sending the following information as ONE single attachment (either in PDF or word format) to  incorporating all of the below required information:

    • A Curriculum Vitae, including all qualifications and experience, and a cover letter addressing your interest and suitability for the role;
  3. Short-listed candidates will be expected to present original degrees and request transcripts of their grades to be sent directly to the Human Resource  Department

  4. Position Available: xxx, 2016

  5. A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.

  6. Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

  7. Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than Friday, October 28, 2016..




As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, NCU gives preference to qualified individuals who are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.



The Human Resource Director

Northern Caribbean University

Mandeville P.O.


Jamaica, West Indies

Phone: 876-963-7163-5








Northern Caribbean University is a

Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education

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