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Senior Designer, Digital & Print in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Job ID: CEP002241

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


  • Job Summary:

    Reporting to the Executive Director of Corporate Communications, with dotted line to our Global Creative Brand Manager, the Senior Designer, Digital & Print plays a key role in driving our business by executing our commercial strategy in a variety of creative ways — always with an eye toward storytelling and brand consistency. High visibility projects include ideating campaigns, developing collateral, managing our corporate and commercial web sites, creating brand styleguides, and pushing our brand in new, creative directions with a talented in-house team. If this sounds like the next career challenge you’re looking for, then read on!

    • Hands-on design and development responsibilities – showcase your talents in high visibility commercial projects!
    • Take ownership of the brand — lead the marketing team in delivering consistency across all design applications and product lines
    • Effectively manage outside contractors and vendors as needed
    • Work well alone or in cross-functional teams
    • Promote corporate style and branding throughout all communications and materials
    • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment; ability to adjust to shifting priorities and maintain positive outlook
    • Ability to appropriately translate visual, branded campaigns across print and digital channels & devices
    • Deliver award winning work regardless 

Job Requirements


  • Required Knowledge & Skills:
    • Strong communications skills – visual and written
    • Bachelor's Degree in Design, Communications, or Relevant discipline.
    • Superior hands-on design skills
    • 5-10 years experience designing, managing and integrating marketing content for the web, print + digital
    • Expertise in information architecture and user-centric design principles
    • (or Experience in UX/UI design + style guides a plus)
    • Understanding of CMS systems and web publishing standards/best practices
    • Strong knowledge of web production and visual asset creation for multiple channels and devices
    • Strong understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript capabilities and limitations
    • Video experience a plus
    • Packaging experience a plus
    • Skilled on Mac platform
    • Expert knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint
    • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills
    • Experience with Pardot and products a plus
    • In-house corporate experience and/or agency experience a strong bonus
    • Experience working in healthcare/life sciences industry a plus

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.