Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Minimum two years' additional post-secondary education and/or relevant work experience designing user interfaces and user experiences for high-quality interactive web apps and/or visuals, including formats for online and mobile device delivery, demonstrated by a portfolio of successful work.
The ideal candidate will have outstanding visual design skills along with a strong understanding of web-based technologies and the ability to communicate seamlessly with developers as well as experiment with code.
Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
Bachelor's degree or higher in new media design, interactive design, biomedical visualization or another visualization discipline preferred.
In-depth knowledge of design principles coupled with industry standards and trends in UI/UX design, interaction design patterns, and cross-platform responsive design required.
Experience developing visual material for learning (e.g. museum exhibits, educational games, explorables) and experience working with faculty or other subject matter experts are a plus.
Experience creating online learning materials and knowledge of adult learning theory is a plus.
Experience with high-level data visualization and complex data sets is a plus.
A background in the sciences is preferred, and curiosity for delving into and understanding medical topics as needed for developing effective visual communication solutions is required.
Must be highly organized, intensely detail-oriented, flexible, and able to manage time well to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
Experience creating digital marketing materials, including for social media platforms, is a plus.
Familiarity with WordPress theming is a plus.
Demonstration of awards for past interactive design is a plus.
Submission of a portfolio that demonstrates mastery of the above is required, including published client work and work that demonstrates how good design enhances learning.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 51589BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.