Digital Media Graphic Designer (IHP)

MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston, MA
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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MGH Institute of Health Professions is a graduate school in Boston that provides entry-level and post-professional programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Genetic Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. The PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a PhD and Master of Science in Health Professions Education have been added in recent years to meet rising demand for highly educated health care professionals, educators, and researchers. Integrating classroom learning with research and clinical experience, the Institute grants doctoral degrees, master's degrees, awards certificates of advanced study, and offers continuing education to practicing professionals.

The IHP is the only degree-granting affiliate in Mass General Brigham (MGB), the largest private employer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Institute has been recognized multiple times by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” A leading health sciences educational institution, MGH Institute provides students with outstanding academic programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation.

MGH Institute of Health Professions has announced an organization-wide anti-racism initiative to think boldly about race and bring together all members of the IHP community to address systemic racial injustice as well as oppression more broadly. The plan seeks to create a supportive and inclusive campus environment and better support the diverse communities the school serves. We are excited about this new initiative and are hiring employees who are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and will contribute to our anti-racism and anti-oppression approach. 


The Digital Media Graphic Designer will create visual elements for digital delivery in varying formats (including print, online, video, and animation), primarily for course content in the Institute’s D2L Brightspace learning management system and across social media platforms and consistent with response design for use on computers, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. Reporting to the Senior Instructional Technologist, the Digital Media Graphic Designer will be part of the Institute’s course design and development team while also creating digital assets for the web site and social media.


  • Design and develop digital visual elements and assets within required mediums as a component of course and curriculum content. (55%)
  • Collaborate with the course design and development, web and social media and program-specific teams in the development of digital assets. (20%)
  • Design solutions for projects across all supporting mediums including digital and print to support the marketing, recruitment and retention of students and participants. (15%)
  • Develop and implement consistent graphic design and identity standards across courses, curriculum, programs and schools primarily for use in the learning management system, web sites and social media platforms. (10%)


    Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field.3+ years’ experience in graphic art, illustration or the design of digital visual elements and assets, preferably within higher education.Knowledge of digital/mobile design, graphic design software, photography/illustration, and print production techniques.Experience with video production/editing, front-end web development, working within the development cycle for complex web initiatives.Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, and Acrobat and online collaboration and project management software.Experience with HTML, CSS, digital media production for web, and using learning and content management systems.

Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations:
MGH IHP (MGHCharlestownIHP)
36 First Avenue
Charlestown, 02129

Job: Marketing
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: May 26, 2021


MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct entry-level master’s and doctorate, and post-professional programs in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, Health Professions Education, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of the Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,500 students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 5,400 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and the school has been named for the past six years as a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The MGH Institute of Health Professions is located at the Catherine Filene Shouse Building in Boston's historic Charlestown Navy Yard. Originally built in 1866, a complete interior renovation of the Shouse Building was completed in 2001, providing a state-of-the-art working and learning environment. The building also houses The Children's Quarters, which offers kindergarten and preschool daycare to both staff and students of the Institute and the Charlestown community. We employ more than 200 faculty, administration, and staff, and offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer

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