• Graphic Designer

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 2:15 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-13522
    Category
    Creative/Design
  • Overview

    Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.  

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

    Responsibilities

    Do you have a passion for graphic design and are looking for an opportunity to contribute your talents to the medical education field? Medscape Education is seeking a motivated, adaptable, team-oriented Associate Graphics Editor to support our medical writing and content development departments. By joining Medscape Education, the leading provider of online medical education for clinicians (medscape.org), you will work with other talented graphics experts and scientific content developers to create custom graphics, and designs for print and digital educational materials. If you are looking for a career that applies your graphics and design expertise, this position will provide the foundation for future growth in our organization while contributing to initiatives that truly make an impact on physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers and, thus, the lives of those around you.

     

    Focus:

    • Create custom graphics for use in both digital and print media
    • Create print collateral materials (postcards, brochures, web reprints, multipage layouts, folders, tent cards, etc.) for marketing, live events and digital distribution
    • Advise on permission/copyright issues and work with content developers on figure recreations to avoid permission costs
    • Design layout templates in InDesign for print collateral and templates in Word for grant proposals
    • Design PowerPoint templates and masters for use by our content development teams
    • Liaise with internal teams to identify images/graphic assets for specialty pages

     
    Background:

    • A graphic designer experienced in conceptual graphics and layout design for both digital and print media
    • Someone with a portfolio that demonstrates a history of generating innovative graphics and layout designs across digital and print media
    • Obtain satisfaction in the accuracy and consistency of your work
    • A true team player who jumps in and tackles new assignments and constantly looks for ways to help the department
    • Comfortable in a highly deadline-driven environment, and able to pivot quickly between tasks and adapt to rapidly shifting priorities
    • Possess strong problem-solving skills to quickly deal with unforeseen issues

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design or equivilant experience
    • Must provide portfolio of illustration and design work
    • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience working as a Graphic Designer for a publishing, medical education, pharmaceutical advertising, and/or medical communications company
    • Must provide portfolio of design work
    • Experience creating print collateral materials (postcards, brochures, web reprints, multipage layouts, folders, tent cards, etc.) for marketing, live events and digital distribution
    • Experience with handling all aspects of digital printing from prepress file setup procedures to mounting and cutting a plus
    • Experience with branding and ability to adhere to company design guidelines for brand, style, colors, etc
    • Experience creating infographics to communicate statistical data a plus
    • High level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other graphic design/illustration software
    • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
    • Excellent verbal communication, writing, and grammar skills
    • High professionalism, ability to work independently, and easy rapport in building collaborative work relationships
    • Experience with continuing medical education materials a plus
    • Experience with web-based document sharing sites (such as Box) and web-based project management tools (such as Workfront) a plus