At Cook Children’s, you’ll work for the most important people in the world: kids. To improve the well-being of every child in our care, we create experiences that take our award-winning clinical services to the next level.
How you make a difference: Our Graphic Design Specialist II knows the impact design has on telling our story and is skilled at getting buy-in from team mates and internal partners. The Cook Children’s brand is in your genes and you help educate others on the why of our brand and the protection of it. You believe in our Promise to improve the health of children and communicate that Promise in innovative and creative marketing collateral pieces and web/digital/motion graphic designs. You can easily present to internal partners, guide external vendors and freelance designers. You love using design to connect people, projects and brand together to help patients, families, donors and employees feel comfort and excitement when engaging with Cook Children’s. You’re flexible in dealing with unanticipated projects that have tight turnaround times by adjusting schedules for other projects and clearly communicating those changes to teammates. Giving and taking direction from team mate and internal partners comes easily to you.
How we make a difference: To elevate every experience, we believe everyone should feel like family, team members included. You’ll be surrounded with people who think of their work as a calling – one that helps parents find the best health care for their child and that inspires employees and coworkers to perform at their highest level.
DNA of a Cook Children’s employee: Collaboration, safety, respect, generosity, kindness and imagination come naturally. We value every person for who they are and adjust our view to see the world through their eyes. We embrace togetherness because we’re stronger together than we are as individuals and we add magic to the moments that matter.
Associate’s degree or art school certification in graphic design, web design, visual communication, advertising or related field required.
Bachelor degree preferred.
Training in fine arts/graphic design.
Three to five years of related experience with progressive responsibilities.
Creative agency background, experience in graphic design for health care marketing design and/or nonprofits a plus.
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite – including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
Some experience in UI/UX design software like Adobe XD and Sketch.
Comfort on both Mac and PC platforms.
Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work flow.
Ability to analyze information, prioritize work, and make decisions.
Creativity, enthusiasm, flexibility, and ability to meet deadlines and manage a variety of projects simultaneously.
Must be diplomatic when dealing with challenging clients and teammates.
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.