Digital Design Lead

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US-NY-New York
Art & Design

Omnicom Health Group is the largest healthcare marketing and communications network in the world—partnering with clients to achieve meaningful change through better, more innovative communications. With more than 5,000 dedicated healthcare communications specialists from every corner of science, medicine, marketing, and communications, we recognize that it takes the best of talent to deliver the best of health.


When you join Omnicom Health Group, you have access to opportunities across the most networked network.  What does this mean for you?  Your journey may start with one Omnicom Health Group company then pivot to another, followed by a move to another where you take your career in a whole new direction building your skills and experience each step on your journey.  We’re eager for you to carve a path that works for you – and we’ll help you make it happen. 


Title: Digital Design Lead

Location: New York, NY

Department/Discipline: Digital 


Who the team is:

The Experience Design (XD) team is a collective of designers who intend to provide thoughtful and creative digital work balancing the goals of our users with the goals of our clients so our solutions add value, are intuitive and drive success


Who we are looking for:

The Digital Design Lead will be responsible for leading, planning, and executing multiple projects at once across multiple accounts. In this role, you will work autonomously and also with lead ux designers, lead art directors and copywriters to develop solutions that meet the overall project and account goals. Your work is thoughtful, well-executed and the end users are at the helm of your decision-making.


In addition to project responsibilities, you actively participate in internal XD initiatives such as creating best practices POVs and seeking new inspiration that helps shape the future of the team and help to continue our position as digital thought leaders in the agency.



  • Collaborate with UX design leads, copywriters, and art directors
  • Drive a strategic and conceptual vision across various projects within the patient journey
  • Influences project level planning and overall design of the user experience for multiple projects
  • Develop an experience strategy and collaborate with brand teams to execute creation of the user experience design
  • Build stronger agency/brand team perception as an expert to foster stronger relationships with higher-level department leaders
  • Create visual design concepts and be able to communicate needs and manage the visual design process from ideation to development and launch
    • Generate high-fidelity, pixel perfect visual designs and production assets
    • Prepare assets and development build kits including interaction specs
    • Work with developers to provide guidance and validate implementation
  • Participate in new business pitches as necessary
  • Actively seek and share digital inspiration (creative, UX, technology, general digital trends).
  • Continuously learns and evaluates existing project work
  • Focusing on UX area(s) of specialty and finding new opportunities within brand teams
  • Forward thinking about what’s next for XD groups capabilities and adding to them


  • 7+ years UX/UI design experience with a visual design or product design
  • Presents a strong design portfolio showcasing a variety of digital projects - including mobile-first websites and native phone or tablet applications
  • Proficient in the latest digital design tools including Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, InVision, and Zeplin,
  • A strong passion for interface visual design, UX best practices, design systems, and prototyping
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with internal and external development teams
  • Detail focused, goal oriented, and well organized
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, etc
  • Experience in staffing, managing and mentoring lower-level UX designers
  • Experience in brief, budget, scope and timeline creation in conjunction with project management group
  • Experience in reviewing existing systems and processes to identify UX issues and develop UX recommendations
  • Experience in user-centered design methods and techniques and strong experience strategy skills
  • Experience and working knowledge of accessibility and WCAG standards
  • Ability to distill complex ideas into simple concepts, defend your work and be the expert in the room
  • Detail focused, goal oriented, and well organized
  • Possesses an organic growth mindset
  • Experience managing lower-lever designers and providing direction and guidance
  • Ability to lead and drive the XD group forward through new thinking, process additions, ways of collaboration, and creative problem-solving skills


The range below represents the low and high end of the base salary someone in this role may earn as an employee of an Omnicom Health Group company in the United States.  Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to professional and academic experience, training, (where you live), associated responsibilities, and other business and organizational needs. The range listed is just one component our total compensation package for employees. Salary decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each hire, so if your salary requirements fall outside this range, we hope you’ll still decide to apply for this opportunity:

    • $128,000 - $130,000


Omnicom Health Group is committed to hiring and developing exceptional talent. We agree that talent is equally distributed, and we’re focused on developing diverse teams that can bring the best solutions to everything we do. We strongly believe that celebrating what makes us different makes us better together. Join us—we look forward to getting to know you.


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