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Technical Illustrator (P-2842)

Company: 10x Genomics
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About The Role

10x Genomics is seeking a Technical Illustrator, based in Pleasanton, CA, with a background in life sciences. The ideal candidate will have experience understanding and illustrating advanced scientific concepts and lab techniques for an educated audience.

This position is part of the Technical Communication team, and will cover document-centric images, illustrations, and design, as well as the visual needs of Research & Development and Support for the purposes of educating internally and externally. This person will need to collaborate continuously with R&D throughout the life of a project and juggle multiple requests simultaneously.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Create original illustrations describing cutting-edge biotechnology
  • Manage the visual asset library
  • Oversee design for support documents such as user guides, technical notes, and demonstrated protocols
  • Partner with members of Research & Development in a laboratory setting to illustrate lab techniques
  • Partner with manufacturing to design product labels
  • Coordinate with Marketing to align with branding guidelines
  • Participate in user experience groups
    To Be Successful In This Role, You Must Have
    • 4+ years with Adobe creative suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • Strong technical drawing skills
    • A degree in life sciences, genomics, or genetics is highly desirable
    • Ability to collaborate and work in a cross-functional environment
    • Strong organizational skills and excellent time and project management skills needed to thrive in a fast-paced, iterative, deadline-driven environment managing multiple priorities
      Also, We Like To See
      • Technical writing experience
      • A degree in design/illustration
      • Experience with CAD drawing
      • Photography experience
      • 1+ years laboratory experience
        Willing To Submit a Portfolio With Examples Of
        • Illustrations based on scientific concepts is desired but not required
        • Process illustration with defined steps
        • Labeled diagrams
        • Illustration shown in the context of a technical document
        • Evidence of simplifying complex information through use of images
        • Photoshop expertise; preparing raw images for documentation
        • Template design for documents
        • Ability to apply a consistent style across illustrative assets
          At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

          We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

          Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

          Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

          10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

Keywords: 10x Genomics, Pleasanton , Technical Illustrator (P-2842), IT / Software / Systems , Pleasanton, California

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