Reporting to the JAX® Mice, Clinical & Research Services (JMCRS) Creative & UX Strategy Lead and taking significant direction from the Senior Marketing Manager and Content Manager, the Digital Designer translates business goals and initiatives into compelling, innovative, and clear digital and motion communications. The Digital Designer will need to be driven to identify and deliver good creative digital design assets, working with the design team to expand and build upon creative concepts and ideas. The Digital Designer will have excellent and current creative and design trend knowledge and skills (from branding identity and package design, digital, to time-based media).
The Digital Designer is able to problem solve and must be a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills who is highly organized with ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities. This individual should be comfortable owning projects from start to finish as well as providing direction and guidance to other designers.
The Digital Designer will collaborate across JAX, working closely with Strategic Communications and JAX Creative to bring our brand to life using graphic design, typography and digital/interactive design. The ideal candidate thrives in high-pressure, fast-paced environments and can manage competing priorities to execute and deliver high-quality work to our customers. This individual is self-motivated, takes challenges head on and explores multiple solutions to every problem
This position will be an integral part of the JMCRS Marketing team, tasked with providing top-notch marketing solutions that enhance and support the Laboratory’s strategic priorities. Requires independent, creative thinking within the context of established brand standards, willingness to take and measure calculated risks, and operate in a customer-focused environment. Position will have interaction with staff at all levels of the institution, as well as external partners and constituents.
Please submit a cover letter of interest and resume as well as a link to your portfolio!
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,300 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!
INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right
PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all
ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science
EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results
INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions
STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us
What do we have to offer?
JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.
Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.
Employment will require successful completion of references, background check, credit check, pre-employment physical, drug test and an appropriate non-compete agreement.
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.
Learn more about career opportunities at JAX: http://www.jax.org/careers.