Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
The UX/UI Designer supports the design, production, and extension of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center’s brand as part of the UX, Design & Development team within the Marketing & Communications department. In this role, your responsibilities will include designing materials for both print and digital media, project/product management, partnering with Design Director and Senior UX/UI designers in producing assets based on their creative direction, and support efforts across internal and external communication channels through strategic visual solutions.
Our UX Design team is focused on how to extend the Fred Hutch brand to drive measurable engagement across audiences (patients, caregivers, donors, scientific peers, and business partners) in support of our mission to cure, prevent and treat cancer and other devastating diseases. You will build collaborative relationships with faculty and staff, producers, developers, analysts, and writers to continuously develop better online tools and experiences.
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Collaborate with colleagues across the organization and within the Marketing & Communications team to create a wide range of design and user-centered projects that are beautifully conceived and strategically aligned from initial concept to final deliverable
Collaborate with digital producers, multimedia editors, web developers and content strategists to create new interactive features and functionality for our internal and external websites
Apply (and evolve) design thinking across print projects, digital campaigns, video/multimedia, and websites by employing classic design principles (color, typography, packaging, photo editing, conceptual illustration), best practices in UX/UI, audience engagement and brand expression
Turn complex information into simple, engaging experiences, whether informational graphics (maps, charts, diagrams), data visualizations, conceptual illustrations, and/or PowerPoint presentations
Provide quality control on all elements of print and digital production
Develop and cultivate collaborative relationships across campus
3+ years of experience working on design team or in an agency setting
Skillset that bridges design and technical expertise with a high proficiency in: Adobe Creative Suite applications, Microsoft 365 product suite
Online portfolio of work that demonstrates design excellence in print and digital
Demonstrated experience as an effective self-starter, creative problem solver
Ability to work collaboratively with other designers, producers, developers, and campus stakeholders
Ability to juggle and complete competing projects and deadlines
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills
Team player and adaptable to changing needs and priorities
Bachelor's degree in fine arts, user experience design, or graphic design
Experience with CSS, HTML, Agile methodologies, and project management software like Asana
Fluent in responsive design and accessibility standards
Experience with design system management, and Sketch, Zeplin and Figma
Illustration and Motion design a plus
Ability to take direction and give design direction to meet creative and organizational objectives
Deadline-driven with a track record of completing and delivering quality products
Excellent written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Naturally curious, loves learning new technologies
Please submit an online portfolio with your resume for consideration
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must, prior to their first day of employment:
Provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; OR
Initiate the accommodations process to request a religious or medical accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare provider’s certification).
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.