Graphic Design and Production Coordinator


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/02/2018

Application Deadline:

07/06/2018

Address

Cambridge
Massachusetts
United States

Description

IHI is a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide. For more than 25 years, we have partnered with visionaries, leaders, and front-line practitioners around the globe to spark bold, inventive ways to improve the health of individuals and populations. Together, we build the will for change, seek out innovative models of care, and spread proven best practices. When it comes to raising the quality of health for all, IHI sees boundless possibilities, and while we see the walls in front of us, we will not rest until we reach the other side. Learn more at ihi.org.


Position Summary: 

As part of the marketing and communications team, create and manage the design and production of marketing and brand collateral. Working with functional and project teams across the organization, manage graphic design and illustration needs, including promoting the use of IHI templates, ensuring excellent presentation visuals, assisting with the visual representation of concepts, and helping with consistency across IHI programs and customer experiences.


Position Responsibilities: 

• Provide project management oversight, including developing design timelines, driving deliverables, managing deadlines, and working within budgets.

• Comfortably manage numerous projects with varying urgency and changing roles, including as designer, production manager, or point person for a contracted designer, illustrator, photographer, or other outside agency, as needed. 

• Design and produce layouts, graphics, and/or illustrations for a variety of print and digital materials, such as catalogs, brochures, infographics, flyers, displays, social media, banners, direct mail marketing campaigns, web sites. 

• Work with the Marketing team and IHI staff to maintain brand standards and ensure brand consistency across programs, projects, and partner uses. Assist with properly carrying out contracts that include co-branding arrangements.

• Meet with marketing team members or other IHI staff to discuss design needs and develop concepts to meet their objectives.

• Maintain relationships with contractors needed for design, illustration, printing, and mailing services and maintain up-to-date knowledge of prices, materials, processes, and deadlines/delivery

• Train assistants and interns on the use of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft templates, and basic design principles, and oversee their graphic and production work, as needed

• Manage in-house libraries of IHI templates, standard graphics, and images

• Help other staff members in creative thinking and brainstorming processes

• Maintain technical knowledge and stay current on industry trends by attending design workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in professional societies

• Develop an understanding of IHI's customer base as well as design norms and trends within the health care industry

• Help with acquiring and managing trademarks for IHI affiliated marks


Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Excellent organizational and project management skills

• Mid-level graphic design, layout, and typography skills

• Understanding of print production

• Experience setting up and improving processes around design and production

• Ability to keep the majority of designs within templates and set guidelines with aesthetic visual principals.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Strong proofreading abilities

• Highly energetic, motivated, and resourceful

• Creative, full of ideas and possibilities

• Strong sense of visual hierarchy and how design can drive action

• Decisive and a self-starter

• Deadline driven

• Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

• Willingness to pitch in when necessary at all task levels


Position Qualifications:

• 3-4 years of experience in project management and graphic design

• Strong portfolio of past work

• Bachelor's degree required

• Expert in Adobe CS6, Microsoft Word, and Powerpoint

• Must have a passion for IHI's mission and mission-driven approach



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


https://www.applicantpro.com/j/686928-45079 

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/686928-45079

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


https://www.applicantpro.com/j/686928-45079


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