University of Washington
Seattle, WA

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Four-Year Institution
GRAPHIC DESIGNER Req #:205661Department:HEALTH SYSTEMS AND POPULATION HEALTHJob Location: Seattle Campus Posting Date:04/21/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Shift:First Shift As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

he Department of Health Systems and Population Health is seeking a 50% FTE Graphic Designer to be based at the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP). Reporting to the E-Learning Manager, the Graphic Designer works closely with instructional designers, production specialists, and clients to design and develop training content for public health practitioners in the Northwest region. The duties of this role include, but are not limited to, developing mood boards, mock-ups, and graphics for online courses and other training materials; providing visual storyboards and graphics for online interactive activities and videos; providing graphic design expertise to the NWCPHP as a whole to help enhance our web presence and promotional efforts; and ensuring that all materials they produce meet the standards of accessibility.

This position requires strong graphic design skills, communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple deliverables and timelines. To be successful in this role, the Graphic Designer should be able to create accessible visual concepts to communicate ideas that captivate and educate learners while satisfying the needs of the clients.

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) provides training, research, and evaluation services to public health organizations. This position leads the Evaluation Team comprised of staff and students, and provides the primary leadership for evaluation activities across NWCPHP, including the design and conduct of program evaluations, training needs assessments, and evaluations of drills and exercises that support workforce development and evidence-based public health practice.

The Department of Health Systems and Population Health is part of the School of Public Health (SPH) at the University of Washington (UW). The UW is an institution committed to promoting respect for the rights and privileges of all, understanding and appreciation of human differences, and the constructive expression of ideas. Health Systems and Population Health is a dynamic academic and research department whose mission is to work with partners in public health and health care to prepare leaders, design solutions, and conduct innovative research that is translated into practice and policy. We recognize that diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and equity for all.


Under limited direction, work directly with clients to provide guidance and direction around NWCPHP training content. Listen to client needs to design online courses and other training materials that are functional, intuitive, accurate, and accessible. This includes designing graphics, interactive exercises, animations, and videos.

Design promotional materials, infographics, templates, websites, social media posts, and branding for to meet the visual communication needs of NWCPHP and projects that arerun through the Center

Appraise and improve slides for both online and in-person presentations, create or apply existing templates, make enhancements to the layout to improve understanding of content, and create or add graphics, assure meets accessibility standards.

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Graphic Design or related field
  • At least Two years of experience including one year of experience in graphic or UX/UI design and one year of experience developing both print-based and online materials
  • Experience with design software such as Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience using Adobe XD
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a variety of personalities effectively
  • Excellent communication skills

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

    Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience using Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects

    Working Environmental Conditions:

    This position is eligible for a hybrid telework arrangement, which may include an ongoing, regular remote work arrangement in addition to reporting onsite. The University’s Seattle campus will remain the official work location. All telework and hybrid working arrangements will be reviewed by the Center and subject to University, School of Public Health and Department of Health Systems & Population Health policies.

    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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