Graphic Design Specialist

Fully Remote

Open to all applicants globally!

The Graphic Design Specialist is responsible for the integration of graphics into the design and development of Johns Hopkins Center for Communications Program (CCP) materials. Working to meet staff needs at CCP, the Graphic Design Specialist will work with the CCP Communications team to respond to requests made by staff that may include layout and design of reports, posters, publications, banners, brochures, and print materials. It may also include working within previously created templates or creating new templates in Microsoft Suite as well as Adobe Creative Suite.


Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, graphic design, or related field.
  • Two (2) years experience and a portfolio.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Understanding of multicultural contexts.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

In-depth knowledge of several graphic design software including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign.

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Mac OS and PC.
  • High level of understanding of design concepts, principles, processes, color theory, and typography.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, particularly in client-representative interactions.
  • Experience with Contributing creatively to design and idea generation.
  • Knowledge of and ability to execute the elements of graphic design principles.
  • Understanding and experience with copyright and fair use guidelines for using multimedia materials.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks, and the ability to deal with multiple constituencies concurrently.
  • Must be a proactive problem-solver, have the ability to take the initiative with projects, and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to acquire, synthesize and share expert professional knowledge.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are required to work well with faculty, staff, and vendors.
  • Ensure efficient and effective print and multimedia design and layout of print and web publications in accordance with accessibility standards.
  • Must be comfortable with taking initiative, able to work under minimal supervision.

Salary and Perks

Classified Title: Graphic Designer
Working Title: Graphic Design Specialist
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB
Starting Salary Range: $43,530 – $59,795 / Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Varies as Needed/ up to 27 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 31-MD:JH at 111 Market Place
Department name: 10001159-Ctr for Communication Programs CCP
Personnel area: School of Public Health

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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About Johns Hopkins University

America's First Research University | Founded 1876 | Baltimore, Md.

We are America’s first research university, founded in 1876 on the principle that by pursuing big ideas and sharing what we learn, we can make the world a better place. For more than 140 years, our faculty and students have worked side by side in pursuit of discoveries that improve lives.

Johns Hopkins enrolls more than 24,000 full- and part-time students throughout nine academic divisions. Our faculty and students study, teach, and learn across more than 260 programs in the arts and music, the humanities, the social and natural sciences, engineering, international studies, education, business, and the health professions.The university has four campuses in Baltimore; one in Washington, D.C.; one in Montgomery County, Maryland; and facilities throughout the Baltimore-Washington region as well as in China and Italy.

The university takes its name from 19th-century Maryland philanthropist Johns Hopkins, an entrepreneur and abolitionist with Quaker roots who believed in improving public health and education in Baltimore and beyond.

America's First Research University | Founded 1876 | Baltimore, Md.

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