Full Job Description
The Senior Communications Designer, under the Program Director, Creative Communications, is responsible for design and development of visual solutions that maintain MD Anderson’s brand and visual identity. The Senior Communications Designer coordinates print and digital media projects and professional photoshoots as needed. The main focus of this position is creative design support for a wide range of institutional projects and constituents. The job requires independent planning and problem-solving skills and high levels of productivity, ensuring that multiple jobs on tight deadlines are handled efficiently and on time. Must possess the ability to work independently but to also take creative direction and collaborate as part of a team.
The ideal candidate will have a strong command of the Adobe creative applications such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Experience using Scratch would be a plus.
Supports a wide range of design requests for professional digital and print projects from a variety of audiences across the institution.
Consults with clients, counsels on brand standards and delivers turn-key professional designs that strictly adhere to MD Anderson’s visual identity.
Art Direction and Production:
Works with printing professionals and conducts press checks as needed.
Serves as liaison between clients and vendors.
Schedules and art directs photo shoots when necessary.
Strategic Brand Support and Counseling:
Possesses thorough knowledge of brand policies and standards.
Provides support and information to internal and external customers related to brand inquiries and requests.
Manages brand-specific promotional vendor communications.
Required: Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field.
Required: Five years of experience in graphic design, public relations, communications, writing/editing or related field. May substitute required degree with additional years of equivalent experience or education on a one to one basis.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 137432
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 59,600
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 74,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 89,400
Science Jobs: No