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Graphic Designer

| Seattle

Company Description

Accolade is a personalized health and benefits solution that dramatically improves the experience, outcomes and cost of healthcare for employers, health plans and their members. With a unique blend of compassionate advisors, clinical experts and intelligent technologies, we engage individuals and families in their health, establish trust, and influence their decisions at every stage of care. Accolade connects the widest array of personal health data and programs to present a single point of contact to the most effective health and benefits resources, while coordinating with providers at every step. Accolade consistently achieves 70 and higher Net Promoter Scores, 98% consumer satisfaction ratings, and up to 15% employer cost savings. Accolade has been recognized as one of the nation’s 25 most promising companies by Forbes, a fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 5000, and is consistently rated a Top Workplace across the country. For more information, visit accolade.com.

Job Description

The Graphic Designer/ Creative Manager Member Engagement, reporting to VP Communications, is responsible for supporting design needs across the sales and marketing organization, designing for diverse formats and channels, including print, web-based and digital communications.

Working with the Marketing and Sales teams, our Graphic Designer will be asked to conceptualize ideas and bring them to life in a variety of media, with primary emphasis on creating and updating PowerPoint presentations and related graphics (50%+ of time). The role requires strong design skills and an ability to format and structure eye-catching presentations suitable for a variety of settings, e.g., large conferences, group meetings, 1:1 interactions and proposals.

Design support will also be needed for updating brochures, fliers, posters, and event signage as well as creating graphics used on the company’s website, social media channels and other digital communications. The successful candidate will be someone who excels at visual storytelling, graphic design and art direction; has strong project management and communications skills; and enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic and highly collaborative environment.

A day in the life…

  • Translate complex messages into clean, crisp visuals that highlight our value
  • Establish a modern, clean, bold and compelling design aesthetic that carries through all Accolade visual elements – collateral pieces, PowerPoint slides, Website graphics, webinar creative, direct mail pieces, banner ads, infographics, social media content, posters, event signage, environmental signage, etc.
  • Create and maintain presentations that visualize and articulate Accolade’s value to discrete segments and audiences (e.g., employers, health plans, consultants, partners, colleagues)
  • Support Sales proposal/presentation needs
  • Serve as the in-house PowerPoint expert within Accolade, sharing best practices and providing training to admins and Sales on use of our templates and overall PowerPoint functionality
  • Develop graphics and presentations that support industry conferences and speaking engagements, Accolade events, webinars, etc.
  • Update existing collateral materials used in customer, prospect, recruiting and client communications: brochures, postcards/mailers, posters/signage, email templates, web banners/graphics, premiums, etc.
  • Build and manage a network of high-quality, cost-effective external design resources to create capacity/support needs as we scale
  • Provide direction/oversight to creative agencies to ensure consistent application of Accolade’s brand identity and standards
  • Maintain/update Accolade brand guidelines, help to expand our image library and organize/maintain all branding assets
  • Manage external print vendors, including cost estimates, production specifications and color/image proofing

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in design or related field
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a graphic design role in a corporate or agency setting
  • Fluidity with both Mac & PC 
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe CS5 or higher (particularly InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator) 
  • Expert in PowerPoint and the Microsoft Office Suite; familiarity with Keynote 
  • Able to create compelling slides/presentations as well as print/online/digital collateral and infographics
  • Knowledge of trends in presentation design (Duarte, Presentation Zen, Tufte, infographics, etc.) 
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral)
  • Representative portfolio will be required for review

· Bonus skills:

    • Knowledge of Flash/animation/motion graphics, Web design, HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript and video editing
    • Healthcare/managed care experience
    • Experience with the printing process/able to manage print vendors 
  • Experience with data-merge is huge plus
     

Desired Personal Characteristics

  • A team player – Capable of working effectively with individuals throughout the organization
  • Highly creative – Able to translate complex concepts into simple graphics and visuals
  • Self-directed – Able to operate under pressure and manage multiple projects under deadlines
  • Can-do attitude – Thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement

Location

We are right in the heart of the action downtown, located at the Washington State Convention Center (https://www.wscc.com)

An Insider's view of Accolade

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Someone in our office hacked into the white noise machine speakers and installed a Slackbot to play music from Spotify where anyone can add to the queue. We start it every Friday afternoon and it's amazing.

Ben

Sr. Director Product Management

What does your typical day look like?

We’re talking to people who are searching for ways to create value both for their employees and for their cost centers. Normally, in other companies, you are pitching something that either saves time or money. Here, we are spreading the word about something that can profoundly change or save lives. Who wouldn’t want to do this kind of work?

Lyndi

Sr. Demand Marketing Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Nothing beats the culture here. You have people who can help you grow and contribute to the best of your abilities- that is the best thing about Accolade. I started as an Intern and now am a Business Intelligence Developer!

Akshay

Business Intelligence Developer III

What is your vision for the company?

We have an opportunity to change the way consumers experience the healthcare system that's really not working in their favor. Healthcare is complicated, anxiety-creating, and it's too expense. Our service has an opportunity to make life better for the consumer, drive costs down for the business, and actually make people healthier.

Raj

CEO

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love how cross-functional Business Development is, because it allows us to work with so many different constituents across the business. Accolade is a talented yet humble team, where trust in each other is paramount. In this culture, I watch people to reach their greatest potential without feeling alone in the face of exciting challenges.

Jennifer

Sr. Director Business Development

What are Accolade Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We are encouraged to volunteer through a variety of company sponsored events, such as A Day On, Not a Day Off, our annual MLK Day of Service and by using our additional PTO day of volunteerism.
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have spirit, wellness, philanthropy, and recognition committees which are cross-collaborative throughout the entire company.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
From our CEO, across to the rest of the org, not a single personal office exists in any Accolade location- we have open facilities ripe for cross-collaboration.
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
We have a homegrown idea management program called "Bold Ideas," a team who owns the "Innovation Loop" roadmap, as well as various Designathon and Hackathon activities.
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
We empower each other by creating an inclusive environment & living our values out loud. We embrace differences & value diversity of thinkers & thought. We are Accolade & we are changing healthcare
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We also offer an option to add a Health Savings Account (HSA).
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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