Principal Graphic Designer

Posted 30 days ago
Main Location
Milford, MA, United States
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powertofly approved What Waters Corporation Has to Offer:

Waters Corporation is the world's leading specialty measurement company focused on improving human health and well-being through the application of high-value analytical technologies and industry leading scientific expertise. They offer:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Disability Insurance
  • Overview

    The Principal Graphic Designer will work as part of a team of talented creatives who value strong branding, forward-thinking design, and exceptional customer experience, in a work environment that promotes cooperative effort. The Principal Graphic Designer will create top-quality, conceptual design work for a wide range of projects, in both digital and print formats. This work will support the goals of Demand Generation, as well as other departments within Waters, while creating a cohesive and recognizable representation of the Waters brand. This position also acts as secondary creative thought leader for the team, driving the brand and creative vision while providing design support to coworkers, as needed.


    Basic Functions

    • Takes active, hands on role in the creative process, from ideation through final production, creating original graphic content for digital and print deliverables
    • Has expertise in corporate and product brand tenets, and provides this guidance to others in the company, as well as outside business partners, to ensure cohesive representation of the Waters brand
    • Provides guidance to colleagues and mentors others, advocating for creative excellence
    • Works on a variety of design projects, but is a subject matter expert in a particular area (or areas) of the design work
    • As a senior member of the design team, inspire and influence other team members regarding aesthetic choices, quality, and development of team capabilities
    • Review certain materials that others have designed, and has the authority to make decisions on their execution in accordance with creative direction set forth by the Creative Manager, brand guidelines, and governance policies
    • Work collaboratively on teams working in agile fashion
    • Uses empathy to understand the audience’s perspective, making choices which support the best possible customer experience. This includes audiences for the materials

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BFA in graphic design or related degree
    • 8+ years experience as a professional designer in a corporate in-house agency environment or equivalent

    Other Required Qualifications

    • Knowledge of agile marketing processes
    • Extensive experience in Adobe Creative Cloud software
    • Solid portfolio demonstrating skills and area(s) of expertise
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills
    • Experience with development and rollout of strong branding
    • Operates with integrity, transparency and humility

    • Acts as a true company owner to advance the overall interests of Waters

    • Carries a broad global perspective of markets, tech, and trends

    • Balances clear strategic thinking and accountability in execution to deliver results

    • Experience working in a scientific or highly technical industry a plus


    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.   


    Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.   



    Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. 



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    Principal Graphic Designer
    Waters Corporation