Graphic Designer III
This position focuses on 3D renderings, animation and video production to produce premium content. The role requires effective interaction with a wide range of internal stakeholders including engineers, software developers, scientists, marketing and senior management. This position is responsible for a broad spectrum of design of MSD products and technologies, which may be complex and technical, including conceptual design of biotech instruments, facility and lab space renderings, and developing images of scientific visual assets. The Graphic Designer III is responsible for creating video and compelling 2D and 3D designs while adhering to MSD's brand standards and to the company's approval process prior to publication. Knowledge, skills and abilities: A' . Must be highly proficient in 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere Pro. A' . Must have thorough knowledge of animation techniques, ensuring projects are accurate reflections of the design including knowledge of shadow and light affects in final video production. A' . High level of skill required for use of HTML, CSS, and UI/UX graphics. A' . Possess a creative flair, technical ability and a proven track record in visual storytelling to collaborate with others to produce content with minimal supervision. A' . Develop creative solutions for a wide variety of 2D and 3D packaging for products (eg boxes, tray inserts, hangtags) and overseeing supplier proofs prior to final printing and vendor product delivery. A' . Able to effectively work with and maintain the confidentiality of all content, concepts and designs. A' . Edit and animate (both 2D and 3D) and demonstrate familiarity with standard concepts and procedures for graphic design, animation, digital and print media. Excellent verbal, written communications, and interpersonal skills to effectively interpret data and convey issues that impact timelines and set appropriate expectations of design within branding guidelines. Must be extremely organized and able to manage a large volume of projects simultaneously to prioritize and develop timelines to meet multiple project deadlines. Must have a team mentality, participate in weekly Creative Team project status meetings, and collaborate with colleagues and a wide range of stakeholders and decision-makers from other departments. Ability to track and incorporate multiple revisions to project specifications from various collaborators while producing highest quality, error-free projects, enforcing requestors to track edits in the Creative Help Desk system. Must have good understanding of color theory with a keen eye for the aesthetic, color use, composition and typography. Demonstrated experience in communicating and illustrating complex technical material at all levels of understanding and expertise. Industrial design and sketching experience is highly preferred. Maintain current knowledge of 2D/3D design technology developments and best practices. A' . A working knowledge of Camtasia, KeyShot, and MS Office, especially PowerPoint, is preferred. A' . Drone experience/Part 107 with FAA License is useful but not required. Job Requirements:DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Design and coordinate dynamic graphics and content in 2D and 3D renderings, setting images to motion and using techniques for sound, lighting, shading and texturing graphics for the overall visual. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Develop new and update existing graphics used across multiple platforms, including images requested by software developers, instrument engineers including but not limited to instruments and products, replicated accurately.A' A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Must create and edit projects for motion graphics in After Effects and Premiere for use in customer training applications. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Develop illustrations ranging from conceptual art to photo-realistic 3D imagery. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' In-depth understanding of color and composition including proficient skills in lighting and render settings. A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Ability to interpret input from various sources and create mockups, illustrated storyboard ideas and new graphics. Responsible for Preflight checklist including CMYK color check before releasing for print production. Oversee efficient production of edits, updates, and revisions to projects and ensure that layout and design are aligned with brand and meet consistent high quality specifications. Manage workflow, timelines with shifting priorities to ensure project deadlines are met. Prepare technical illustrations, collateral design, general company presentations and layout for scientific poster. Present artwork and layout for packaging specs as directed by the regulatory team, IP, management and ensure the design and all details are consistent and aligned with brand standards. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' Bachelor's degree in graphic design and animation. Prefer Master's of Fine Arts (MFA) program with specialty in 3D animation.A' A' .A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A' A minimum of 7 years of related design and production experience in multimedia. In-house corporate design experience in biotech industry is preferred. Portfolio required showcasing 2D and 3D renderings, videos and design samples.A'