Graphic Design Specialist

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Contract - Hybrid / Full time

smartdept. is searching for a Graphic Design Specialist for a medical appliance development client located in Sunnyvale, CA. The ideal candidate will come with 3-5 years of experience. This is a full-timehybrid, 12-month contract opportunity with the possibility of an extension. Compensation for this position is expected to be $55-$65/hour depending on experience level and fit. 


The Graphic Design Specialist supports the development of documentation created by the Global Technical Publications department. They collaborate with cross-functional teams to communicate various technical information concisely, accurately, and in a visual way that is easy to understand and follow in both print and digital media. The Graphic Design Specialist is responsible for following guidelines such as image size and output for callouts, screen captures, and other illustrations used by Global Technical Publications. Works with cross-functional subject matter experts (SMEs) to collect screen captures in multiple languages. Maintains graphics repository and intake forms. Provides creative guidance on issues relevant to graphic design.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Produce and edit images to be used in the instructions for use (IFU) for medical device systems and instruments
  • Collaborate with department team members and with cross-functional SMEs to collect screen captures in multiple languages
  • Own image creation from inception to completion
  • Work to ensure compliance with FDA and regulatory guidelines
  • Maintain an internal archive (repository) of images
  • Develop and/or maintain process and productivity aids (intake forms)
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and quality documents
  • Collaborate with project team members to share knowledge, best practices, and recommendations
  • Participate in content review cycles to provide feedback on creative and design elements
  • Research and recommend new creative solutions as they relate to graphic design
  • Ensure successful representation of the styles and standards as well as the corporate brands across media
  • Juggle various projects and handle tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment


What You’ll Need: 

  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (Graphic Design degree preferred)
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills required
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Windows and Macintosh systems
Preferred Skills:
  • 1-2 yrs. experience in biotech or medical device organization preferred
  • Experience with Figma preferred
  • Experience with SmartSheet preferred
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