Job Description

We’re looking for a contract production artist who is able to make scientific and clinical information accessible, readable, and beautiful. Our ideal candidate will have an eye for design and be capable of executing more intense, detail-oriented graphic work. Most importantly, we’re looking for someone who can meet deadlines and communicate well with the internal team.

Let’s get down to the details of what you’ll actually be doing. You’ll be preparing, packaging, and sending files to internal team members. As much as 70% of your time will be spent in InDesign flowing content into existing templates and performing format checks. You’d also be tasked with reviewing and approving print ready files. At times you may be asked to apply brand standards and develop graphs, charts, and diagrams. You’ll utilize style sheets and sometimes identify or recommend graphics (stock photography, illustrations, infographics, icons, etc). Ensuring your work is complete and accurate will be a top priority. Communicating and collaborating with team members will be instrumental to your success and the success of your projects.

Hours anticipated: 5-10 a week

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Three years minimum experience with print projects
  • Mastery of InDesign, including utilizing style sheets using OS X
  • Proficiency in other Adobe Creative Suite programs (Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Skilled in Microsoft Powerpoint and Word
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Devoted attention to detail, from brand standards to spelling to alignment
  • Experience in the life science or medical industry a plus
  • Strives for excellence in all projects, and able to accept constructive feedback
  • Able to adapt to client-specific guidelines and changing priorities
  • Understanding of and experience with corporate branding and layout for print media
  • Resourceful, results and deadline oriented

Genuinely interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and link to their portfolio as soon as possible but no later than March 10, to jobs@aegiscreative.com. Cover letters should highlight two to three projects that you have developed in InDesign and summarize in a few sentences why you felt the projects were a success.

About Aegis

For nearly two decades, we’ve helped life science companies share their stories with health care professionals.

And that used to be enough. But, in a world where the marketplace has become increasingly challenging and social media has transformed the marketing landscape, our clients tell us they need to find new ways to communicate their stories.

The old model of pushing the message out doesn’t work anymore. Now more than ever, life science companies are looking to inform, educate, and inspire their audiences to take action. They must engage in a true two-way dialogue in order to be heard above the crowd.

Why? Because meaningful marketing always starts with a conversation.

For more information about Aegis, please visit our website at www.aegiscreative.com.

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