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Job Description
Department: Communications
Reports to: Associate Director, Editorial and Publishing Services


Position Summary

Creates design solutions for print and digital media, including typography, layout, iconography, infographics, slides and other design templates, data visualizations and other visual communications products and resources.


Duties and Responsibilities
•Collaborate with program staff and content experts to develop infographics, data visualizations and other visualization communications products that clearly convery complex information to multiple audiences.
•Manage maintenance and ongoing enhancements of slide templates and slide sets.
•Create and implement design elements required for full suite of PCORI communications and information products, across media platforms.
•Design and produce communication collateral to support PCORI activities and announcements.
•Update layout and design of branded materials and create new materials as needed.
•Provide additional design and visual communications guidance as required.

Incumbent(s) in this position may be required to perform other duties and special assignments not specifically stated above.


Statements outlined in this section are designated as essential job functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


* PCORI Staff Conflict of Interest Statement - No PCORI employee can receive a direct financial benefit from a healthcare related organization during the course of his/her employment with PCORI.


PCORI conducts background and credit checks on all applicants.


PCORI is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.

Required Skills

•Advanced knowledge and proven experience with Adobe Creative Suite CS6, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro,Flash, Fireworks, mapping software, Tableau and/or other data visualization tools.
•Ability to develop appealing, accessible, and accurate data-driven infographics for multiple audiences.
•Advanced knowledge of page layouts, image formats, file compression, optimization techniques, and photo retouching.
•Exceptional attention to detail, as well as proven ability to follow PCORI brand and style guidelines.
•Excellent project management and communication skills.
•Strong analytical ability to capture and illustrate key messages and data for specific audiences.
•Organized, hard-working, able to work well under tight deadlines and multitask.
•Ability to work in a fast-growing team environment, as well as independently, with efficiency, accuracy and professionalism
•Creative, pragmatic, flexible, willing and able to take direction

Required Experience

•Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree required; specialization in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or Data Visualization strongly preferred.
•Minimum of five years experience designing infographics and data visualizations in a publishing environment; experience with medical/health/scientific or educational publishing, or national consumer media, strongly preferred.
•Experience with branding and logo work.
•Deep understanding of industry standards and best practices in such areas as typography, color theory and information design.
•Experience managing vendors, project timelines, and project deliverables.


Job Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular



Please apply at pcori.org/careers
February 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAngie Bonilla