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Health Care & Medicine
Graphic Designer
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Children's National Health System | Silver Spring, MD
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graphic design, interaction design, instructional technology, or similar degree or equivalent work experience. M.F.A. is desired, but not required.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Five years, ideally, including experience working in an agency environment with a variety of clients. Candidates will need to present samples of recent work. Previous experience as a graphic designer developing vector graphics.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Advanced MAC-based InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop skills required. Strong knowledge of electronic format needs for printing and production. Basic HTML and knowledge of Web design principles. Good organization skills and ability to manage multiple projects necessary. Familiarity with specialized needs, such as large-format design specifications, typography use.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Print Design

  1. Working with marketing and communications leaders, conceptualize and design a variety of print materials, including print advertising, flyers, brochures, postcards, banners, posters and other projects.
  2. Translates strategic direction into compelling and on-brand visual communications. Understands how to partner with writers to ensure that the message is presented in an integrated manner.
Print Production Management
  1. Working with Brand, Marketing and Communications teams, manage production vendors (e.g., printers, illustrators) and ensure quality standards are met. Participate in vendor selection and bidding. Attend/supervise press checks as needed.
  2. Ensure that all images are properly released, and necessary approvals/permissions are in place.
  3. Develop and manage timelines and budgets, and work collaboratively to ensure that they are met.
Digital Design
  1. Develop and design a variety of e-blasts and newsletters to support marketing efforts, including referring physician messaging, save-the-dates, and invitations.
Asset Management
  1. Responsible for the oversight of asset management, including uploading files with appropriate taxonomy and key word data.
  2. Develop system to maintain organized storage of art files for recurring jobs to insure efficient updates

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.