Graphic Designer


About HIMSS:

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS) is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology. As a mission-driven non-profit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and analytics to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers on best practices in health information and technology. Through our innovation engine, HIMSS delivers key insights, education and engaging events to healthcare providers, governments and market suppliers, ensuring they have the right information at the point of decision.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HIMSS serves the global health information and technology communities with focused operations across North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Our members include more than 80,000 individuals, 480 provider organizations, 470 non-profit partners and 650 health services organizations.

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Graphic Designer will be responsible for producing the visual elements for client programs: content, research, digital advertising, demand generation/account-based marketing, and websites and landing pages. The ideal candidate will be a skilled graphic designer who can work on tight deadlines to create visually engaging program elements that capture the style of our anchor sites/brands – HIMSS, Healthcare IT News, MobiHealthNews and Healthcare Finance News – while meeting the client’s key performance indicators. Visual elements include designing: content assets (eBooks, whitepapers, infographics, case studies), research reports (PowerPoint Reports, charts), digital ads for brands, and motion graphics for videos.

The things that you will tackle:

  • Supports building HIMSS as a strong, innovative, modern brand through the consistent development of visual materials that align within its brand guidelines and templates 
  • Design and produce multiple marketing pieces on behalf of leading global clients, including content assets, research reports, landing pages, microsites, email, digital ads units, social images, motion graphics 
  • Studies and works from client program requirements to develop top-notch creative within HIMSS brand guidelines 
  • Develops graphics and layouts for sales collateral and mock ups 
  • Understands UX and translate storytelling to immersive, interactive and engaging designs 
  • Thinks motion-first and contributes creative input on visuals to branded video campaigns 
  • Fluid in designing animated GIFs and other motion graphics products 
  • Obtains client approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval. 
  • Prepares finished designs for deployment through various channels 
  • Collaborative and willing to contribute to larger team goals when asked. 
  • Works with the leaderships to analyze performance metrics of ad units, landing pages, email templates, websites, to understand ROI of efforts and identify opportunities for growth 
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will need to be successful:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphics Design or related field 
  • 2+ years of experience in graphic design, ideally in the advertising field 
  • Strong portfolio of motion graphics and video editing ability 
  • Possesses knowledge of digital design best practices 
  • Results oriented based on data 
  • Video/Motion Graphics experience a plus 
  • Must have a customer focus 
  • Experienced to receive constructive criticism and pivot 
  • Must be detail oriented and work well under pressure 
  • Works well with a team 
  • Experience with graphic design tools including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator InDesign and Flash; HTML 5, CSS, After Effects, Final Cut, Ceros.

Why we love HIMSS, and why you will, too:

  • Our talent anywhere philosophy allows employees the flexibility to work virtually on an as-needed or permanent basis. 
  • Competitive, comprehensive healthcare coverage. 
  • Generous paid time off, including time off to volunteer! 
  • 401K with employer match and profit sharing. 
  • Be Well! Lifestyle reimbursement program. 
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development programs.

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