Graphic Designer PAIR/CHIBE

Pennsylvania, United States
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

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Job Profile Title

Designer, Publications Senior

Job Description Summary

The Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center and the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) seek to jointly hire a graphic designer to support the creative and design needs of both organizations. The graphic designer will work collaboratively with the communications managers and leadership from both Centers on digital deliverables (web, social, presentations, publications) and print materials.

Job Description

The Graphic Designer will contribute to the creation of clear, engaging, and professional communications tools and visual templates including but not limited to: 1) print collateral such as flyers, letterhead, conference programs and annual/executive reports; and 2) digital assets such as Center websites, logos, infographics, presentations, social media content and figures, tables, and conceptual diagrams for publications and proposals. He or she will design and implement original and existing templates based on graphic standards to maintain consistent branding within Centers. The graphic designer will actively participate in meetings with communications professionals and researchers to translate innovative and conceptual ideas into a visual medium. He or she will work collaboratively to determine visual strategies and production plans and be responsible for reviewing designs and proofs for errors before printing or publishing them. He or she will be tasked with curating and maintaining a visual asset library that will include style guides, logos, templates, photographs, stock images, and videos.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, digital media, or a closely related field and 3-5 years of graphic design experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Other required skills and experience include expertise in Adobe Creative Suite applications, experience managing multiple and varied projects simultaneously, and a demonstrated ability to use feedback from multiple team members to hone and improve designs. Candidates must be team oriented, self-motivated, highly organized, and strong communicators. Candidates with photo and video editing skills will be preferred. Working knowledge of HTML and experience managing content for a content management system website will also be considered a plus. All candidates must submit a portfolio to demonstrate technical and creative skills.

This position is contingent upon grant funding

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.