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Design Manager - Healthcare (Self Care & Pain Division)

Skillman, NJ (hybrid as needed)


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Salary (USD):

$61.94 hr W2 + benefits + matching 401K

Start Date:



Our leading healthcare client is seeking a stellar Design Manager with 10+ years of experience to join their Self Care & Pain team for a hybrid role in Skillman, NJ!

They are looking for some high level, and strategic.  Someone that comes from an in house creatiev team who is an expert on Branding and Design Function and who has managed a team.

Our client’s iconic brands have a new home where thoughtful everyday care meets scientific precision. With rich knowledge of human needs and deep consumer insights, they deliver meaningful, personal health solutions. As a global consumer health leader, our client touches the lives of more than a billion people across the globe. From gently cleaning tiny fingers during a baby’s first bath to protecting the vitality of your skin to soothing aches and pains — their products deliver safe, effective, everyday care at every stage of life.


Strategic Leadership for Self Care Design team – 40%

– Lead/guide Self Care BDT Design leads to ensure maximum Design value-add in Self Care segment

– Collaboration with Self Care Marketing President to ensure business priorities are aligned with Design project priorities

– Track team progress against Design OKRs and report back to Design LT

– Portfolio management: identifies & assigns the right resources to new project requests

– Manage team resources in collaboration with team PM

– Optimize working processes and efficiencies

– Set Self Care team priorities and drive team engagement


Brand equity leadership for Pain & Self Care BDTs – 40%

Pain Brand Development Team 

– Unlock meaningful brand experiences in partnership with Brand Strategy Director and other Design functions

– Assume proactive & thoughtful approach to developing brand content across all brand touchpoints

– Provide necessary thought leadership and recommendations towards brand execution excellence

– Uphold Executional Excellence standard for Brand Foundation, Brand Guidelines, and Executional Guidance

– Oversee agency executions and provide clear feedback/guidance Self Care Design team (BDT Design leads)-

– Liase with other Self Care BDT leads to ensure coherent support

– Collaborate with Skin Health and Essential Health Segment leads to ensure connectivity and consistency in approaches

– Provide support and guidance as needed to Self Care BDT Design leads


Senior Leadership – 20%

– Understand and translate business objectives to design opportunities

– Advocate for value and impact of design to grow our brands with executional excellence

– Science of Brand Growth knowledge and vocabulary

– Super presentation skills

– Collaborative spirit with brand partners

– Comfortable leading meetings

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $58 to $61.94 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

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About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits! Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive

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