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Graphic/Data Visualization Designer

Episcopal Health Foundation k

Houston, TX

Mar 14
Job Description

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

Graphic/Web Design

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

Languages: Python or R, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, Java, PHP

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.

Episcopal Health Foundation

Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) believes all Texans deserve to be healthy. EHF is committed to transforming the health of our communities by going beyond just the doctor’s office. By providing millions of dollars in grants, working with congregations and community partners, and providing important research, we’re supporting solutions that address the underlying causes of poor health. EHF was established in 2013 and is based in Houston. With more than $1 billion in estimated assets, the Foundation operates as a supporting organization of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas and works to help the 15 million people across 80 Texas counties. #HealthNotJustHealthcare