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Senior Graphic Designer
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Boston, MA US
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Full Time
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Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed?  With work that challenges and makes a difference and a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
Job Summary
The Senior Graphic Designer position supports a wide range of internal and external communications needs. These include Executive Presentations, Employee Engagement Initiatives, Thought Leadership, in a variety of media — print, digital signage, web assets, and more. The ideal candidate is experienced enough to manage multiple projects and deadlines and distill complex matters/information into clear and simple visual concepts. Working within the team, the Senior Designer must be highly collaborative and still be able to work independently.
Key Accountabilities
Individual Accountabilities:
  • Design effective presentations (PowerPoint, Keynote and Prezi) using a mix of text, graphics, photography and multimedia in support of communication objectives and executive presentations. 
  • Transform stats and complex data into compelling visualization and create original visual assets required by communications projects, including icons, illustrations and infographics.
  • Design custom email templates, banners, rotator images, landing pages, digital signage and other digital assets for strategic events, newsletters, internal communications, etc. (experience with Exact Target a plus).
  • Introduce and apply expert design direction to the visual elements of all projects.
  • Ensure a high standard of visual execution across all media.
  • Take ownership of the visual elements and collaborate with the in-house agency to ensure all work reflects current brand guidelines.

Key Shared Accountabilities:

  • Work in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Consistently demonstrate a shared sense of accountability.
  • Solutions-oriented with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Flexible and willing to go beyond the job description to help the team/department deliver effective work.
  • Willingness to share time/talent with other business units, departments, and colleagues when needed.

Job Requirement:

  • 7 — 10 years experience.
  • Experience across a wide variety all media/channels: print, video, digital, and social.
  • Vast experience in the development and execution of branding, digital, direct marketing, experiential and promotional campaigns.


  • Proficient working with Adobe Creative Suite (specifically, Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign), PowerPoint, Keynote and Prezi.
  • Strong knowledge of typography, image manipulation, illustration and animation.
  • Broad understanding of marketing design and layout.
  • Ability to generate original ideas and visual concepts per project.
  • Confidence to explain and support your thinking, both internally and externally.
  • Flexible approach and willingness to adapt ideas to the needs of clients.
  • A keen eye for visual details and accuracy.
  • Resilience to perform under pressure and deliver high-quality work to tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to take direction from in-house creative agency.
About John Hancock Financial and Manulife
John Hancock is a division of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers’ needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were over $1.04 trillion (US$829.4 billion) as of December 31, 2017. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at
One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports approximately 10.7 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and college savings plans. We also offer advice through Signator, a network of independent financial advisors. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at
Agency submissions and contacts are by invitation only and must be initiated by John Hancock's Recruiting Department only.  Unsolicited agency submissions will not be honored.

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