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Job Code: 1977
Job Level: 90
Revised Date: 05/01/2014
Job Family: JF 28

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Occupational Summary

Responsible for the design and execution of graphic design, both for print and on the web, on behalf of a number of clients within the Health System, Medical Center and Duke University. Works closely with a team of writers and designers and reports to the Associate Director for Graphic Communications.

Work Performed

Responsibilities include design and execution of major communication pieces such as marketing and fundraising brochures, annual reports, direct mail promotions, and print advertising campaigns.

Web design of web site graphics, overarching site design and templates.

Performs related duties as required.

Required Qualifications at this Level


BA/BS in graphic arts, fine arts or related field required.


Two years of directly related Graphic Communications and Design Experience.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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