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The Marketing and Creative Services teams work with campus clients to produce top-quality, branded communications that help achieve measurable objectives in reaching strategic target audiences. We can help you with the following design and editing services:

Graphic design services

The graphic designers in Marketing and Creative Services supply a variety of creative services for university-wide communications, including projects for university and college-specific programs. The unit offers the following complimentary services to university clients:

  • Consultation to ensure publication effectiveness and cost-efficiency
  • Creative direction
  • Graphic design and layout
  • Digital illustration
  • Preparation of mechanicals
  • Production scheduling
  • Preparation of printing specifications
  • Supervision of on- or off-campus printing production
  • Vendor referrals
  • Consultation on identity standards
  • Exhibit design

Editing services

The editors in Marketing and Creative Services write or copy edit a range of products, including the annual President's Report, university public relations brochures and pamphlets, college promotional and recruitment materials, and various electronic publications. They work closely with the graphic designers and clients on preproduction copy to ensure that communications properly follow specifications outlined in the university's Style Guide for Written Documents and the "Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law". The unit offers the following complimentary services for university publications:

  • Copy editing
  • Writing
  • Proofing
  • Consultation on the university identity standards and style guide
  • Answering grammar questions
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Publications portfolio

    Virginia Tech Magazine

Marketing and Creative Services produces or lends support to more than 30 publications across the university. See the portfolio.