Hours Per Week: Full Time Shift: Days Description: Job Summary: The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Marketing & Communications department is seeking a Graphic Designer.u00a0 Working under the direction of the Assistant Director of Creative, the Designer will be responsible for creating high visual communications that are aligned with UI Health's brand and mission for delivery health care to the people of Illinois. This includes working on projects throughout the creative development cycle from leading the creative concepts for projects that the designer is assigned to, and ensuring all files are ready manufacturing or web development. Duties: Key Responsibilities / Duties: Provide creative, modern graphic design across print and digital including: advertising, internal/external campaigns, company intranet, internal communications, e-blasts, flat screen displays, promotional material, events, and social media. Responsible for pitching campaign/design concepts to AD of Creative and to clients, and then taking project through the creative production pipeline throughout the life cycle of the assigned project. Ensure technical accuracy AND delivery timelines of projects with minimal direction from AD of Creative. For larger projects the Designer will collaborate and work under the direct supervision of the AD of Creative Able to negotiate timelines with clients. Assist internal clientele in developing marketing and business communications for delivery either as presentations or printed documents. Assist as the second camera operator for video shoots, including mic and lighting placement Must be able to lift 40 lbs, and be able to be standing for 3 hours at a time for photo and video shoots Qualifications: Minimum Acceptable Qualifications Required: 1. Any one or any combination that equals thirty-six (36) months from the categories below: (a) credit for progressively more advanced college or art-school course work that would lead to a major in graphic/visual arts communication and/or design 60 semester hours equals 12 months 90 semester hours equals 24 months 120 semester hours or a Bachelor's Degree equals 36 months (b) work experience and/or on-the-job training that provided a knowledge of progressively more advanced, generally accepted principles, theories, practices, and methods used in graphic designs and their applications to visual communications problems that are/is comparable to the training provided in the programs such as graphic/visual arts communication and/or design 2. Twenty-Four (24) months of graphic design experience comparable to that performed at the Graphic Designer Associate level of this series. Please provide an online portfolio link of your Graphic Design work. This can be provided on your resume or via a cover letter. Preferred Qualifications: Team player - enjoys being part of a close-knit team 3 years of experience as a designer in a professional environment Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design from an accredited university Fluent with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, lnDesign, Lightroom, Acrobat, Microsoft Word , and PowerPoint Thorough understanding of commercial printing, presentation graphics, and promo design production techniques to execute alternative, cost-saving production methods when necessary Strong interpersonal and organization skills, as the designer will often interface with clients and be faced with settling issues regarding job priority, scope, budget, and scheduling. Ability to take group and portrait photos using professional Canon & Sony full frame cameras and lenses and assist in larger photo shoots that require 3-point lighting (continuous & flash) 2 years as a designer with a large scale medical delivery health system or higher education system Ability to create line art, vector-based illustrations such as 2D icons and 3D isometric graphics via Illustrator.