As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center serves Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington by reducing occupational disease and injury among agricultural operators, workers and their families in the farming, forestry, and fishing industries. Our emphasis is on injury and illness research and prevention for vulnerable populations such as contract workers and children. The PNASH Center is housed within the University of Washington School of Public Health's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. PNASH is one of a network of ten regional centers with foundational support from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC). PNASH's current 5-year portfolio includes projects in pesticide exposure, heat-related illness, animal handling, pediatric asthma, forest restoration, and commercial fishing.The PNASH Center within the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health is seeking a part-time 80%FTE Graphic Designer and Media Specialist to play an essential role in ensuring that PNASH research tools and messaging meet the goals: research engagement, translation, and education. We are seeking an outstanding design and media professional with a record of success in developing visual communications and implementation through multi-media formats and channels. The PNASH Center Graphic Designer and Media Specialist works independently under the general supervision of the Center Outreach Director, Manager, and collaborates with the Center Outreach Core, internal project teams and external partners (10 project teams). Much of the Northwest agricultural workforce is Latino, therefore our communications work benefits from personnel with bilingual and bicultural experience.Working under limited oversight by the PNASH Center Director for Outreach, the Graphic Designer and Media Specialist will:*Serve as the lead for visual applications of the PNASH brand; train and advise faculty and staff on brand guidelines and style; ensure brand standards are met and maintained.*Design and produce graphic collateral, visual communications, display and digital media, including but not limited to brochures, posters, postcards, report covers, factsheets, infographics, PowerPoint presentations, curricula for hands-on trainings, videos, email newsletters, blog, and website. Employing formats appropriate for various audiences, ranging from popular education methods to digital media.*Manage PNASH visual communication projects and serve as a consultant, coordinating design and content revisions, and facilitate completion and dissemination of design collateral. Coordinate with team using online project management systems: Trello, Asana, Google Drive or other.*Manage branding for Center website and social media presence, planning design updates and coordinating design with departmental, School of Public Health and University of Washington branding.*Develop tools and templates for Center branding, including brand guidelines and advice for faculty, students and staff.*Serve as a co-lead of the PNASH Communications Committee, and the PNASH Design & Video Task Force. These roles under the Director of Outreach will contribute substantially to Center priority setting and planning of communication campaigns.*Maintain PNASH editorial calendar for social media and e-news dissemination and consult with Communications Committee to plan Center messaging.*Collaborate with NIOSH Ag Center Awareness Campaign workgroup in national educational and awareness campaigns, including evaluation using analytics; Represent PNASH as a team member of the workgroup.*Gather metrics data and analytics to inform program evaluation and advise future communications efforts, using social media platforms and Google analytics.*Serve as a liaison to the School and DEOHS Communications team, including the Director and other web and design staff.As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Requirements: *Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in graphic design, communications, or a related field.*A minimum of 3 years of experience in communications and graphic design in an applied research organization.*Professional interpersonal, written, and oral communications.*Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro; HTML, CSS, Drupal; Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Hootsuite, Trello and Asana; Email marketing platforms: Marketo, Surveymonkey, or other.*Demonstrated videography and photography skills.*Must have solid knowledge of printing processes. *Keen attention to detail and troubleshooting skills.*Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects successfully. *In addition to these digital production skills, advanced digital and design theory are necessary to translate textual information into info-graphics and effective educational print, web, and interactive multi-media material.*Demonstrated excellence with a variety of public communications channels, including social media.*Understanding of instructional design and popular education methods.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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