Position Summary: This is a unique career opportunity for an experienced graphic designer to dive into data and find creative ways to make complex and important health information come to life for an organization dedicated to improving community health across Texas.
The Graphic/Data Visualization Designer collects and analyzes data from multiple data sets and sources to create visualizations to assist and convey EHF’s work to improve community health in an intuitive, informative, and compelling way to a wide variety of audiences. The Graphic/Data Visualization Designer actively supports the administrative and programmatic activities of EHF by collecting and communicating the work of EHF and by overseeing the development of graphic and presentation templates for use by staff.
Working as part of the communications team, the Graphic/Data Visualization Designer will ensure that the Foundation is communicating the foundation’s work in an understandable and impactful way as it transforms the health of the 11+ million people in the 80 counties of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.
Reports to: Chief Communications Officer
All Episcopal Health Foundation jobs are based in Houston, Texas and offer a Hybrid work environment in which all staff work in the office Tuesday through Thursday and have the option to work from home on Mondays and Fridays, when schedules permit.
Scope of Work:
Work as a part of the Communications team to develop the Foundation’s overall communications strategy for delivering on the vision, consistent with the direction set by the Foundation’s board
Assist the Chief Communications Officer and all EHF divisions to ensure that EHF communications are presented effectively and meaningfully
Create graphics to support EHF digital publications
Create visuals and interactive experiences for EHF’s website
Design, develop and produce interactive graphics of structured content and data for EHF communications
Optimize navigation, layout, user interface and user experience of interactive graphics and dynamic content
Design core EHF publications like research reports, issue briefs, factsheets, grant guidance, division one-pagers, opinion essays, and more
Assist with the management and updating of website content
Create miscellaneous graphics for website, social media channels, news media releases, interactive features, events, and other content
Create concept illustrations that communicate various health and health policy topics
Assist in the design of some administrative external communications
Research and select compelling photography, illustration, and animation to enhance EHF products
Data Visualization and Graphic Content Creation
Create compelling data visualizations and infographics in support of EHF research
Draft and design visualization products incorporating feedback from EHF partners
Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and written information to identify bottom-line messages to create clear, convincing visuals that make those messages easily understandable
Oversee creation of online design templates using Canva or similar tools for staff to use for external presentations
Collaborate with staff to create infographics and other visualizations to be used strategically
Participates in meetings to facilitate visualization development. Acts as liaison with teams and programs on matters involving presentations, graphics, and visual illustrations.
Print and Other Design
Design and layout print publications, including reports, fact sheets, event announcements, and other printed items as mentioned above
Manage printed publications from concept to completion
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, Data Visualization, or a related field
Three to four years of experience working with data and infographics with a strong design portfolio
Self-starter who works with a sense of urgency while managing multiple projects and deadlines
An understanding of public health, public policy, or other related social science disciplines is a plus
Familiarity with Tableau, ArcGIS, or other data analysis and visualization software
Experience in developing presentations and/or summarizing research and mapping data and information targeting diverse stakeholders
Experience with Canva or similar online design tools
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch or XD for web design, Tableau, ArcGIS
Content and Email Management: proficiency with WordPress or similar CMS, ConstantContact, or similar email marketing tools
Working understanding of typography
Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely exchange ideas, facts, and technical information with others
Attention to detail and meticulous focus on sensitive and time-sensitive materials and activities
A project manager who is comfortable working in an environment of change and upstream thinking
Respect for diversity and knowledge of the region’s demographics
All employees are expected to comply with EHF values, EHF citizenship expectations and EHF policies and procedures. These include: taking responsibility for actions and outcomes, being a good steward of resources, being transparent, being a team player, producing high-quality work and maintaining a high level of productivity. All employees are expected to have sound knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Compensation: Salary range is $83,794 to $93,105 and will be set in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience. In addition to salary, the candidate will receive Episcopal Health Foundation’s employee benefits which include comprehensive health insurance coverage and a retirement plan to which the Foundation will contribute an amount equal to 9% of base salary.