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3D Animation and Graphic Design Senior Manager

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2 days ago


Job Description

In order to become a world leader in the education of our employees, Vertex has established Vertex University and seeks a Designer skilled in 3D Animation to work alongside the Director of Curriculum Development as a member of the Innovation and Educational Research Team (VIER) under the supervision of the Chief Scientific Officer. This person will play a critical role in developing best-in-class learning opportunities for employees to deepen their understanding of technical subject matter. The willingness to embrace Vertex culture and values and the ability to incorporate our brand messaging in all deliverables is essential for success in this role.

In this role, you will be an integral contributor to the design, development, and implementation of curriculum in support of building a holistic employee education program. You will partner with the Director in the design of course content and ancillary resources and be responsible for executing same with keen attention to detail and the ability to deliver with quick turn-around when needed.

A portfolio of your recent work will need to be shared during the interview process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the development process for scientific and technical employee learning programs.
  • Partner with internal team in support of education initiatives.
  • Create videos, animations, and infographics for use in Vertex U courses.
  • Develop scripts for voiceover artists and/or external partners.
  • Create multi-modal tutorials to support employees in their use of Vertex U.
  • Collaborate with Director and VIER team to ensure collateral is brand consistent.
  • Ensure all courses and components are employee-centered, drive the intended learning outcomes, meet all company standards, and follow best-practices.
  • Maintain curriculum assets in accordance with review cycle to ensure content remains up-to-date, innovative and cutting edge.
  • Serve as a steward for the style guides; uphold standards for corporate and Medical brand by ensuring compliance and consistency throughout all materials

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • A passion for innovation and a commitment to consistently iterating and improving on curricula
  • A desire to push boundaries and develop next-level animations and simulations to engage learners
  • Strong collaborative style, with an ability to influence multiple stakeholders
  • Experience working with content specialists and subject matter experts of differing content-area backgrounds
  • Demonstrated project management skills; and the ability to excel in a dynamic and rapid paced environment
  • Ability to envision content that resonates with Vertex's unique culture
  • Outstanding communication of information and ideas, both written and verbal, to diverse audiences
  • Highest level of ethics and commitment to Vertex's core values and beliefs
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Share-Point, as team members and most stakeholders are PC users

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required, in Digital Arts/Graphic Design or a related field
  • 7+ years of curriculum design experience (or combination of education and experience) that demonstrates deepknowledgeof adult learning principles andan understanding of a professionalaudience


Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58734287
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: 3D Animation and Graphic Design Senior Manager
  • Company Name: Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Job Function: Other / Not Listed
  • Job Type: Full-Time

At Vertex, we bring together the brightest minds in the relentless pursuit of creating transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we are one of only a handful of biotechnology companies founded since 1976 that has discovered and developed four or more approved medicines in our own labs. In addition to the four medicines we’ve developed to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, we have ongoing research programs focused on the underlying ...

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