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Graphic and Content Designer

Company: Illinois State Medical Society/ISMIE Mutual Insura
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: - - - - - - - - - - -Graphic and Content DesignerBasic Function:With direction from the Sr. Director of Web Services and Divisional VP, oversees graphic content creation and distribution, including the development of collateral materials, graphics, advertising and video. Manages the flow and assignment of all design projects submitted to the Marketing and Outreach (M&O) Division. Also responsible for supporting design needs for other divisions as necessary, including standing projects with the Communications Division. Assures continuity and consistency of graphic presentations. Works with internal ISMIE/ISMS clients to assure on-time production of high-quality designs across all mediums, and when directed or required, works with external contacts and vendors to deliver high-quality materials. Helps facilitate marketing campaigns with necessary support and materials. Works towards achieving quarterly and yearly goals for department and company. Leads the creation and execution of multi-channel marketing strategies that increase brand awareness, drive new customer acquisition and retention, and helps sales achieve growth objectives.Specific Position Responsibilities:
--- - - - -Coordinate and track incoming design requests to assure quality and timely delivery; proactively provide status reports.
--- - - - -As directed, design, produce and/or update print and digital brochures, sales and marketing collateral, advertisements, newsletters, invitations, signage, issue briefs, medical/legal guidelines, employee pieces, presentation templates, promotional items, and special projects, etc.
--- - - - -As directed, create original art, infographics, logos, charts, graphs, and videos/animations.
--- - - - -Provide and recommend ideas and concepts for potential design-related projects, including, but not limited to, the ISMIE and ISMS websites, ISMIE and ISMS marketing materials/collateral, ISMIE sales-related support items and dashboards, ISMS Membership Services invoices and promotions, etc.
--- - - - -Ensure all designs reflect consistent ISMIE/ISMS image and branding.
--- - - - -Advise internal clients with fresh design approaches to enhance their projects.
--- - - - -Approvals: Be familiar with content and ensure content approval prior to beginning of design process whenever possible. For complex projects, secure approvals for design concept prior to advancing project. Document all approvals needed from beginning of project to final printing and delivery.
--- - - - -Working closely with the VP and appropriate divisional staff, regularly update ISMIE and ISMS style guides and develop/include style sheets pertaining to special initiatives (such as the ISMS Education Center) and special projects (such as the Annual Meeting/HOD), and templates for newsletters, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
--- - - - -Develop and create designs suitable for web and mobile devices, as needed.
--- - - - -Handle production of electronic newsletters and special announcements, as needed.
--- - - - -Handle purchase and payment of stock photography, video and illustrations; recommend and carefully monitor budget, coordinating with appropriate M&O staff.
--- - - - -Monitor use of images used in design projects to ensure appropriate use of copyrighted material.
--- - - - -Archive photos and backup newsletter issues to electronic storage.
--- - - - -Assist in decisions for hardware and software purchases.
--- - - - -Provide quality service in all areas of responsibility.
--- - - - -Additional duties and responsibilities as required; some projects are deadline driven and will occasionally require working outside of normal business hours.Qualifications and Experience:Bachelor's degree or equivalent in graphic design and web design required. At least four years of experience with an association/non-profit organization, insurance/financial services provider, healthcare organization or similar environment preferred. Must be proficient with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator software programs, as well as HTML. High-level design skills for traditional graphics, web design and mobile devices a must. It is essential for the Graphic and Content Designer to stay current with and apply new technology, be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational, production, prioritization, and communications skills. Must also thrive in a team environment, can work under tight deadlines and simultaneously work on multiple projects. -

Keywords: Illinois State Medical Society/ISMIE Mutual Insura, Chicago , Graphic and Content Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Chicago, Illinois

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