Senior Graphic Designer

New York, NY
Dec 02, 2021
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are hiring a Senior Graphic Designer to join us in our mission to transform the way therapeutics and materials are discovered. 

Schrödinger has pioneered a physics-based software platform that enables discovery of high-quality, novel molecules for drug development and materials applications more rapidly and at lower cost compared to traditional methods. The software platform is used by biopharmaceutical and industrial companies, academic institutions, and government laboratories around the world. Our multidisciplinary drug discovery team also leverages the software platform to advance collaborative programs and its own pipeline of novel therapeutics to address unmet medical needs.

Who will love this job:

  • An experienced graphic designer who wants to join an internal design team to partner across all functions and departments
  • A creative innovator who has a passion for crafting highly functional and technical websites and digital experiences
  • A savvy storyteller who can communicate complex scientific concepts in a coherent and compelling way across all media
  • An ethical team player with unquestionable integrity and discretion
  • A self-directed, self-motivated collaborator who can work under pressure with a positive attitude
  • Someone who has a passion for science and design

What you’ll do:

  • Creatively execute visualizations of highly technical, scientific concepts to support the company’s corporate narrative
  • Support specific projects across the different teams within Schrödinger, including Investor Relations/Corporate Affairs, Marketing, Materials Science and Drug Discovery
  • Execute all website design stages from concept to final hand-off to developers
  • Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks
  • Create site maps, wireframes, user flows and prototypes to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Conceptualize, design, and produce creative content for a broad range of audiences across diverse channels and media (the company website will take priority, but you will also work within all areas of design including but not limited to presentations, print, digital, branding, event and marketing materials)
  • Support creative needs of executive team

What you should have:

  • At least four years of graphic design experience within an agency or in-house at a life sciences, pharma, or scientific communications company 
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or equivalent experience, with an added bonus if you have a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline 
  • Has experience designing small to large scale websites, from site map to prototype. It is a bonus if you have some HTML and CSS knowledge 
  • Experience working with subcontractors to complete projects
  • High proficiency with applicable computer applications, including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), G Suite and Figma
  • Superb visual/conceptual skills
  • Excellent organizational acumen

Pay and perks:

Schrödinger understands it’s people that make a company great. Because of this, we’re prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office every day, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time.  Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events. New York is home to our largest office, but we have teams all over the world. Schrödinger is honored to have been selected as one of Crain's New York Best Places to Work for the last three consecutive years.

Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!

As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.