Senior Graphic Designer, Integrated Marketing and Communications at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Senior Graphic Designer, Integrated Marketing and Communications, will strategize, envision, and create original print and digital fundraising materials for the Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office. As a key member of the Creative Services team, design projects will include event save-the-dates, invitations and programs; reports, case statements, proposals, presentations, and brochures; emails, web pages and motion graphics; and collateral for The Campaign for Mass General.

The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, is creative, detail-oriented, flexible, and actively stays ahead of industry trends. The candidate should also be client-focused and able to collaborate with a multitude of teams/program areas across the Development Office and hospital.

Diversity and inclusion are priorities for our office and the hospital. We strongly believe that encouraging a broad range of opinions, ideas and perspectives drives creativity, innovation, and excellence. In the Development Office, we are committed to advancing equity by building a team with diverse identities and experiences.

Due to COVID-19 workplace safety guidelines, we are conducting interviews virtually. Most of our team members are working remotely, with some exceptions, and a flexible hybrid return to the office is planned for February 1, 2022. We remain flexible and are prepared to discuss your needs during this time.

Click here to learn more about our team and what it's like to work with us.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Director of Creative Services, own designs from concept to final execution, tracking schedules and staying within deadlines.

  • Serve as design lead for the newly relaunched giving website, including providing layouts for web pages, conducting photo research, and building pages as needed.

  • Design various pieces of digital content including emails, web banners, web-ready motion graphics, social media assets and more.

  • Help lead the implementation of the new Mass General Brigham brand across the Development Office. Serve as a resource for colleagues on brand assets and best practices related to the new brand.

  • Attend project kickoff and lead discussion on how design could meet client's goals; document and translate design goals and requirements.

  • Create and deliver thoughtful design presentations to clients across the office or at the hospital.

Work with the director of Creative Services to provide design feedback and mentorship to junior graphic designer. Collaborate as a team on high profile design projects.

  • Oversee designs through the review process, collect and incorporate edits through multiple iterations until project completion.

  • Provide printing recommendations and specs. Interface with printers and mail houses on file preparation, production and mailing of print projects.

  • Assist Mass General's Marketing, Public Affairs and Photography Department with high profile design requests as needed.

  • Supervise the work of external vendors for web and print design, production, photography as needed.

  • Be proactive in identifying and creating design products needed by fundraising teams.

  • Serve as an in-house resource for last minute and high priority design requests

  • Contribute to maintaining positive office morale, even in the face of challenges and high work volume.

  • Take part in broader office-wide duties and responsibilities as needed/requested from Development leadership.

  • Adhere to the mission, credo and standards of behavior of Mass General Hospital.



This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design and a minimum of 5-7 years of related or transferable graphic design experience. A visual portfolio is required.

In addition, the ideal candidate should also possess the following skills, abilities and attributes:

  • Advanced knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, After Effects, Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficient in CSS and HTML. Familiarity with WordPress a plus

  • Proficient with collaborative prototyping tool such as Figma

  • Familiarity with project management platforms such as Basecamp or Asana

  • Experience with pre-production and printing

  • Experience working in a client-based setting

  • Ability to learn and implement Mass General Brand Standards

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Interest in working in a non-profit setting

About Us

Massachusetts General Hospital is one of the world's top academic medical centers. It is the third oldest general hospital in the United States and the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where nearly all our staff physicians serve on the faculty.

In 1811, Mass General was founded to serve its neighbors and those in need, a commitment that is just as strong today as it was two centuries ago; the only difference is what it means to be a "neighbor." Our community today extends far beyond Boston's borders. And as we strive to make a difference today in the health of our communities near and far, we prepare for the future by educating the next generation of clinicians and scientists.

Mass General is consistently named as a top hospital by U.S. News & World Report, and the "Best Hospitals to Work For" by jobseekers and employees on best employer awards come from the Boston Globe, Glassdoor and Women's Choice.

The Development Office

The Development Office is a vibrant and collaborative team focused on advancing the hospital's mission of health care excellence. We are committed to expanding the philanthropy that makes this mission possible.

We offer a competitive package including generous health care and retirement plans, positions in a variety of program areas and a flexible work environment. We also provide an array of professional growth and development opportunities.

The Campaign for Mass General

This is a pivotal moment in medicine and Mass General is poised to lead the way. That's why we launched The Campaign for Mass General, a bold fundraising campaign with a working goal of $3 billion. Through this ambitious effort, we seek to align our institutional goals in patient care, research, education, and community health with the philanthropic interests of our donors and prospects.

How to apply

All applicants must apply online via Applications must include a current resume and a cover letter detailing applicable experience and accomplishments.

EEO Statement

Mass General is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected groups such as veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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