Lead Designer (Global Health)


Key Needs

  • Love complex problems
  • Embraces leading teams
  • Passion for unmet need in the world!
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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 interaction design, visual design, ux design, and/or product design is a must, and experience in global health is a 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.

Areas of work may include: UX design, research and strategy, product design, visual design, interaction design, service design, communication design, across a range of channels but, especially digital interaction and information.

The ideal candidate for this role is exceptionally creative, visual, simultaneously systems and human-oriented, and passionate about design and craft. They are able to communicate, defend, and build consensus around design direction, and help define and drive areas of the experience with a sense of passion and ownership.

Partner with us to create designs, tools, and experiences that will have meaningful impact in the world.

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.