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Job Req ID:  53176

eLearning Graphic Designer


General Summary/Purpose:
For this role we are looking for a graphic designer who can translate stakeholder needs and content into compelling visuals. In this role you will lead the development of graphics and illustration as well as provide graphic design consultations and templates for other media development such as; interactive lesson development, video production, and motion graphic generation. 

Your role will be crucial in helping the media team maintain brand adherence in all visual elements by developing templates and consulting and participating in new media development across all courses. This role must have a keen eye for detail and a drive to push the boundaries of brand alignment while maintaining adherence. Previous experience in accessibility standards for graphics is a plus. 

This position may work remotely. May be required to be on site campus at the Harbor East or DC up to 20% of the time.

Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Core Responsibilities [70%]

  • Work with the eLearning Producer and other stakeholders to understand content and visual needs in order to develop clear and compelling course graphics that will support adult learners’ comprehension of material. 
  • Consult with the eLearning Development Specialist to conceptualize and design interactive projects. 
  • Support projects spanning production of multiple courses in development, revamp, or revisioning.
  • Ensure all graphics developed meet standards for accessibility, brand, and production value. 
  • Design and develop graphic templates and assets that can be used by other multimedia team members for any repeated workflows. 
  • Use software and design programs like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create artwork 
  • Develop and illustrate graphic icons.
  • Monitor and track iterations and reviews for approvals.
  • Proof and perform quality control on your own and other’s work in detail.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and track details of multiple projects.


Quality Assurance of 3rd Party Developers [15%] 

  • Reviews 3rd party interactive content for quality and consistency as needed. 


Research [5%] 

  • Keeps abreast of developments of related media technologies. 
  • Researches and disseminate media technology resources

Faculty & Staff Training [5%]

  • Use expertise to provide training for faculty and staff on basic graphic design skills and best practices. 


Other duties as assigned [5%]

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in fine arts, graphic or publications design preferred.
  • HTML experience required
  • Two years’ experience required 
  • Portfolio with relevant work experience and examples required 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in higher education eLearning development a plus
  • Artistic ability to produce illustrations or cartoons from scratch
  • 4-5 years of experience working as a graphic designer
  • Interest in illustration


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge in the Adobe Creative Suite. Specifically Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. 
  • Extreme attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Design thinking, creative problem-solving skills and growth mindset.
  • Ability to take ideas and concepts and convert them into a compelling visual
  • Passion for composition, hierarchy, and visual storytelling through design
  • Understanding of and appreciation for typography, and how to use it effectively
  • Experience with both print and digital design media and how to intersect the two
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism 
  • Attention to detail along with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to brainstorm and conceptualize unique ideas for a digital-first world

Classified Title: Graphic Designer 
Working Title: eLearning Graphic Designer 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB 
Starting Salary Range: 43,530.00 to 59,792.64 annually
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30-5pm plus evenings and weekends as needed to accommodate production schedule 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 46-MD:JH at Harbor East 
Department name: 60000068-Teaching and Learning @ Carey 
Personnel area: Carey Business School


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


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


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.


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