Reporting to the Director, Electronic & Graphic Communications, the Sr. Designer, Communications oversees the design and print production for all Salk publications and collateral materials. Initiates the conceptualization and design of graphic projects primarily related to print publications and collateral. Oversees and leads the production and design of Inside Salk (produced and printed 3 times a year) and other print publications, brochures, and a range of event collateral as assigned. Responsible for the proper brand management and integration of messaging in all printed materials. Orchestrates the work of multiple external consultants and vendors in consultation with the Director, Electronic and Graphic Communications.
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts, Marketing, Advertising, Communications or related field, or at least 4 years of training and experience in graphic design for publications and producing collateral printed material for a Communications office/outlet.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment
Able to work a flexible schedule based on workload and deadlines.
Must sign an employee confidentiality agreement.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Access to own transportation for business usage.
Attend offsite meetings as requested or needed to complete job duties.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working in confined areas and inside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.