April 17, 2024

Applications for Creative Director 2024 Now Open

Applications for Creative Director 2024 Now Open

Togatus is the independent student media at the University of Tasmania, by students, for students.  It is a place for discussion, debate, and rebellion. Togatus offers a fun, non-hierarchical working environment, with major creative decisions being determined by consensus among staff.  

Expressions of Interest for the Creative Director position in 2024 are now open.

This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in media, with a strong focus on a media outlet’s visual identity. This position comes with a great potential for professional development, networking, and an increased connection with the student community. Most importantly, it’ll be a lot of fun!

Contract: A contract for the year of 2024. Remunerated by honoraria (to be negotiated). 

Demand: Minimum 10 hours per week (variable).

Responsibilities:

The Creative Director oversees the overall aesthetic of Togatus. Responsibilities include: 

  • Ensure that Togatus’ brand identity remains consistent across all platforms, including social media and the website.
  • Source visual content for Togatus from student contributors.
  • Work closely with the Co-Editors and the Deputy Editor on magazine layout.
  • Work alongside the Co- Editors when planning events.
  • Create graphics and banners for Togatus when required.
  • Attend all meetings organised by the Co-Editors.
  • Assist in the distribution of Togatus issues across campus.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must be currently enrolled at the University of Tasmania. A Media, Fine Arts, or Journalism major/minor is advantageous but not required.

Desirable Skills

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of and vision for Togatus’ brand identity. They will also demonstrate creativity and ingenuity through creation of visual concepts to further develop Togatus as a student media outlet. They will also have experience in programs used in graphic design such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Lightroom (you don’t necessarily need experience in ALL of these). 

Application Process

To submit an expression of interest for this position, please forward a current resume and a cover letter addressing eligibility criteria, desirable skills, and experience relative to responsibilities to the Co-Editors [email protected] no later than Monday the 15th of April 2024.