The Graphic Designer plays an important role in carrying out our branding in the many communications developed for the institution. In collaboration with the Communications team this role strategizes high-profile creative campaigns requiring creativity and design expertise. The graphic designer will produce a wide variety of communications requiring technical expertise, especially in computer-aided design.
Duties of the Graphic Designer may include the following but are not limited to:
Drawing inspiration from the overall institutional image campaign guidelines and sensibilities, create new and varied interpretations for design of promotional, marketing, educational and fundraising materials, newsletters, brochures, annual reports, advertisements and other print and electronic communications. Using Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (Mac format), the incumbent is expected to design materials from concept through pre-press.
Assist in creation of master templates to be used throughout Stony Brook Medicine, to keep branding intact, but allow customization by user.
In consultation with Sr. Director of Communications and other members of the marketing communications team, participate in planning and strategizing high-profile creative projects and determine the best way to meet client needs while maintaining creative and visual integrity. This includes working collaboratively with the editorial staff on Communication's team, and at times, members of the design team and/or the Art Director on West Campus on approach.
Make recommendations for print specifications in consideration of project budget, and consider mailing and postal regulations. Review color proofs and go on press as required. Use and manipulation of digital images, requiring in-depth understanding of color processing, and familiarity with photography.
In consultation with Sr. Director of Communications and Web team, the incumbent will work with the web team to create new Web pages and enhance existing pages.
Keep current on evolving technology related to Mac capabilities. May attend trade shows, conferences and training seminars periodically to keep current on state-of-the-art software
A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) or a Bachelor's degree in related discipline, plus five years directly-related experience in computer-aided design.
In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a combination of education and/or directly related experience in computer-aided design to total nine years will be considered.
Proficiency with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop on a Mac.
Technical knowledge of Mac and Mac software, including troubleshooting.
Use and manipulation of digital images and familiarity with photography. An in-depth understanding of printing processes.
The Search Committee will begin the review of applications on 6/12/2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
This function/position has been designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
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Official Job Title: TH Senior Staff Assistant
Job Field: Marketing and Communications
Primary Location: US-NY-East Setauket
Department/Hiring Area: 34139300 - Communications-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 - 5 Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jun 12, 2019
Posting End Date: Ongoing
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3
Internal Number: 1901826
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.