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Editorial/Infographic Designer 215692

Company: Michigan Medicine
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

How to Apply A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. A portfolio of Editorial and Infographic Design is required for consideration for this position. Ideal portfolio will be a mix of eye-catching infographics, bar-graphs, pie charts, timelines, flowcharts or other data visualization and/or designed page layouts that support a narrative. Submitted portfolio should demonstrate your skills as a graphic designer, with a high sensibility and a keen eye in translating data resulting in creative beautiful visual solutions. The portfolio can be submitted as a personal website, or a pdf. Summary As our Editorial/Infographic Designer, you will help translate the stories and concepts of Michigan Engineering's impact into stunning and highly legible visual compositions. Reporting to the Creative Design Manager, you will be a driving force in interpreting concepts into visual solutions to further the Michigan Engineering brand. Your work will include infographics, data visualizations and editorial designs that will be showcased in marketing materials, videos, websites, social media, print and many more applications. What You'll Do You Will Bring creative ideas to life with smart, compelling designs Know how to marry the power of data with appealing visuals to tell interesting and compelling stories in print and other formats. Lean into data and find a compelling angle for how to visually show those insights, creating a visual design to present the information as a user journey. Create and develop visuals that are appropriate across different audiences and various platforms (print, web, social media). Help be a visual storyteller - on brand and on message Brainstorm with writers, designers and other team members Translate and present visual solutions to stakeholders and collaborators Create, edit and maintain templates that empower brand stewards Use a strong sense of craft and typographic sensibility Other responsibilities include: Track and complete work assignments sent to the office---s online ticketing system Working collaboratively with designers, writers, editors and others on the C&M team Stay on top of design and data visualization trends and technology improvements Mission Statement Michigan Engineering seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College---s Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of the College of Engineering. To learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion visit: To learn more about the College of Engineering strategic vision visit: Who We Are University of Michigan Engineering's Office of Communications & Marketing (C&M) produces award-winning content presented on digital and print platforms. Our team supports the ground-breaking work of the College of Engineering, whose mission is to serve the common good and represent the Engineering brand. We are committed to shaping a diverse and thriving workforce --- demonstrating respect and inclusivity for all. The C&M team is composed of an accomplished and creative group of individuals, whose work showcases the research, education and culture of the College and furthers its goal of service to society. We produce a mix of marketing and communications content that achieves our strategic goals. Why Work at Michigan? Benefits This is a permanent, full-time position with all the excellent benefits the University of Michigan affords C&M Marketing positions are currently one to two days a week in the office, in Ann Arbor, and three to four days remote. Generous time off, including parental leave (including adoption) A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting (you put in 5%, U-M matches 10%). Many choices for comprehensive health insurance, including dental and vision plans Life insurance and long-term disability coverage Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses Family Leave Required Qualifications 3 years experience minimum with a Bachelor's degree in Visual Communication/Graphic Design or equivalent educational and work experience in publication/editorial design and working in the realm of information graphic design, data design and/or visual storytelling. Proficiency within the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). Experience in building design elements for beautiful infographics that blend narrative copywriting with data and creative design. Experience in creating templates so items can be adjusted without re-creating the artwork and can be disseminated on multiple applications (print, web, social media). Demonstrated ability to design creative and scalable visual solutions. Good understanding of best practices and accessibility. The ability to positively translate feedback into improved work. Desired Qualifications Proficient with Mac Platform Knowledge of additional software, such as Adobe Creative Cloud Express. Experience working with Google tools. Background Screening The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Application Deadline Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended. U-M EEO/AA Statement The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

Keywords: Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor , Editorial/Infographic Designer 215692, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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