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Marketing Designer (Uppsala, Sweden)

05 July 2017

Who We Are

Biotage offers solutions, knowledge and experience in the areas of analytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, peptide synthesis, separation and purification. The customers include pharmaceutical and biotech companies, companies within the food industry and leading academic institutes. The company is headquartered in Uppsala and has offices in the US, UK, China, South Korea and Japan. Biotage has approximately 330 employees and had sales of 668 MSEK in 2016. Biotage is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.

As Marketing Designer at Biotage you will join the Marketing Design Team, our in-house bureau delivering visual communication to the Marketing and Sales teams around the world. You are primarily responsible for creative art direction, visual communication, original artwork, hands-on graphic designs, videos and animations, on-demand as well as pro-actively.

We offer a creative global work environment with a wide design scope and many opportunities for development. Your internal clients are found in regional markets, global sales, our research and development, service and finance departments and customer support. You will have full access to the latest design tools, our photography studio, video recording equipment, and our chemistry labs where products are developed and tested. The Marketing Designer reports to the Global Marketing Design Manager and is based at Biotage Headquarters in Uppsala, Sweden.

Job Scope Outline

Graphic Design

  • Provide creative art direction for the organization
  • Design and produce marketing material including product catalogs, brochures, newsletters, customer cases, advertisements, application notes, online content and trade show booth artwork
  • Provide design updates and development suggestions for the functionality and user experience of the corporate website and satellites
  • Provide designs for product user interfaces, and overall product designs where applicable
  • Produce original photographs, illustrations, videos and animations


  • Manage day-to-day changes, updates and improvements of the website marketing content
  • Manage selected social media channels
  • Support online marketing platforms for other staff
  • Drive the corporate brand both internally and externally
  • Drive the improvement of marketing materials for maximum impact in all channels

Your Background 

Education and Experience

  • Proven experience from professional design work, preferably business in-house
  • Degree in graphic design, visual communication, or equivalent

Required Qualifications

  • Highly skilled in visual communication and message focusing
  • Highly skilled with Adobe software for layout, illustration and image editing
  • A strong eye for details and awareness of structured design processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Swedish and English
  • Good communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a global work environment
  • Ability to collaborate on team and respond to internal and external customers
  • Strong creative drive with ability to respect the boundaries of corporate brand standards

Bonus Skills

  • Animation in Adobe After Effects
  • Video production in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • UX design
  • PHP programming
  • Javascript/Jquery
  • Database architecture and administration
  • Brand management
  • Studio photography
  • Copywriting
  • Background in chemistry or natural sciences

Further Information

  • HR Director Cecilia Hållner at +46 709 504 100 or
  • Design Manager Oloph Demker at +46 18 565757 or


Substantial attention will be given to applicants’ portfolios and personal qualifications for this position.

Submit your application to no later than August 13th. Don’t forget to include your portfolio. The selection process will proceed as applications arrive and may be concluded before the final application date.