Design Associate

The Design Associate designs and produces visual and digital content and assets to support client digital engagement strategies.

Global Health Strategies (GHS) is looking for a self-starting, independent team member with outstanding visual design and digital skills to create digital assets in support of our clients’ digital engagement strategies. The ideal candidate will have visual and interactive design work experience (preferably agency experience); an intimate knowledge of visual and digital tools and trends; and solid understanding of content architecture, professional graphic design standards, web development and user interface design. He/she will also be passionate about creating positive change for the issues GHS works on.


GHS is an international consulting company that works with clients to ensure development and worldwide delivery of health products, technologies and information. GHS has offices in New York, New Delhi, Rio de Janeiro and Beijing and supports work in diverse countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. We specialize in global health communications, advocacy, research and strategy. We focus on international public health issues that impact developing nations and emerging markets. Our clients include foundations, industry, NGOs, government agencies, academic institutions and product development partnerships.


Work with client teams to advise on and produce digital and visual assets in accordance with project objectives and strategies
Design and produce social media advertising, support graphics, animations and videos (statics, gifs, infographics, etc.) for platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus, Instagram and Periscope
Develop websites / web portals to support international conferences, advocacy campaigns and report launches
Develop innovative design solutions in support of email campaigns, marketing collateral and select printed materials
Assist with improving and maintaining the GHS company website
Maintain relevancy in the field by monitoring digital trends, attending workshops and joining professional groups (both relevant to global health and in different disciplines) and sharing innovations with the team

2+ years of relevant work experience
Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Expertise using the Adobe suite of software, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
Experience with front-end web development including HTML and JavaScript and working knowledge of leading web-based and hosted CMS platforms
Experience with the creation of mobile optimized HTML email templates for MailChimp, Constant Contact and other leading email marketing platforms
Experience in interface design principles including color theory, interactivity, typography and photography
Knowledge of social media platform content types including requirements for visual assets including share graphics, videos, etc.
Experience with social video editing – GIFs, Instagram, Vine, etc.
Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Strong conceptual thinking
Natural storyteller with the ability to leverage digital tactics to bring stories to life
Problem solver
Curious about new technologies and digital trends
Not afraid to try new approaches and propose new solutions
Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Please submit your resume, cover letter and portfolio via the provided link.

Global Health Strategies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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