The following describes the various aspects of the designated job. Some or all of these aspects may be changed over time, with or without notice, at the sole discretion of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States (U.S.) on a full-time basis. The ACGME will not provide employment sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B Visa or other U.S. employment authorization).
Title: Web/Graphic Designer
Department: Department of Communications and Public Policy
Reports To: Senior Vice President, Communications
Work Schedule: Full-Time
A Web/Graphic Designer is needed to create graphics and layout/navigation for a range of multimedia materials, including the web, PowerPoint, reports, and e-mail templates. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and professional design, possess superior information architecture skills, and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts and transform them into professional, intuitive, and functional user designs and interfaces.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Collaborate with the other members of the department to define and implement innovative solutions for design needs.
• Execute all visual design stages from concept, to final hand-off, to implementation.
• Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex web pages and navigation.
• Create process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
• Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive-level stakeholders.
• Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards.
Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
• Previous experience in accreditation, the medical education field, an allied health field, or hospital administration valuable.
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required.
• Must be familiar with the DNN platform and PackFlash software.
• Must be up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.
Must be able to:
work collaboratively on a team.
design for accessibility, accommodating the needs of people with color-deficient vision and low vision.
make recommendations regarding use of fonts that are easy for users of all ages to read.
provide iconographic representations of objects and actions, as well as other graphic elements.
visually express hierarchy and content grouping on a website.
demonstrate a mastery of information design and be able to clearly express complex information.
design for consistency with standards rather than creative expression.
take a user-centered approach to visual design, knowing who the users are and understanding their wants and needs, in order to create an optimal design. demonstrate a successful track record of designing logos, brochures, annual reports, and other materials.
• Must have proven website design expertise, including:
Creating a logical navigation infrastructure.
Designing appealing and informative landing pages.
Optimizing font and color usage on the website.
Creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps.
Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools.
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
Developing multimedia content.
Designing for all types of devices and screen sizes.
Position requires the significant use of standard office equipment, such as a computer, keyboard, mouse, photo copier, fax machine, telephone, etc.
Most of the work of the Web/Graphic Designer is done in the ACGME office with the typical physical demands of an office environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the Web/Graphic Designer:
• Will frequently be required to sit in meetings for long periods of time.
• Will frequently be required to sit and work for extended periods of time at computer terminal using various computer programs and other computer tools.
• Must be willing and able to travel if required.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer