Lead Designer (Biotech & Healthcare)


Key Needs

  • Creative digital and social egagment
  • Embraces leading teams
  • Geeks out on science and new tech!
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Cognition Studio is a boutique agency positioned to offer design, interaction, and biocommunication expertise to leaders in life sciences, healthcare, and global health.

We’re seeking a lead designer to join our team. A lead designer is responsible for conceptualization and design of solutions to their completion.  Like all designers on our team, you’ll be brought into a broad range of projects and expected to work in a variety of mediums. However, expertise in communication design, branding, biotech corporate communications, and IR/PR as plus!

In most client engagements, a lead designer will help define and lead the work of a team which could include other designers, developers, illustrators, animators, writers, etc. at various level of project scales from short engagements to helping lead programs. In other cases, lead designers won’t lead other team members but are designated “lead” because of their experience and authority in design decision-making.

The ideal candidate for this role is exceptionally creative at creating engagement through communication strategies and brand engagement, and passionate about changing the paradigm of healthcare through new products, innovations and services. They are able to communicate, defend, and build consensus around brand and campaign direction, and help define and drive areas of the experience with a sense of passion and ownership. Doesn’t shy away from project and account management processes and procedures. Including understanding budget management and scope definition.

Please apply only if you are a seasoned lead designer with a decent amount of biopharma communication experience that thrives in a fast paced environment and has experience in helping start-ups and innovative biopharma companies develop effective strategic communication campaigns that drive action and behavior change. Let us know about your passion for crafting brands, positioning/messaging, strategic visibility, thought leadership, social media engagement, visual design, website design, guiding video production, conference support, and community and stakeholder engagement.

How to apply
Email a cover letter, resume and link to git repo and other relevant code reviews to the “Apply Here” link on this page with subject line: “Application: [Job Title]”

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Cognition Studio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind

Cognition is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Cognition are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations. Cognition will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourages applicants of all ages.