Design Manager at Tempus (Chicago, IL)

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

About this role:

We are seeking a Design Manager to join our Brand Team at Tempus. This person will play an essential role in the development of marketing collateral spanning various mediums including web, print, video, social media, packaging, and experiential design directed at physicians, researchers, life sciences companies, and patients.

This position incorporates cross-functional collaboration, communication, and problem solving:  focusing on the how so that designers can focus on the what.  This role will own the intentional operationalizing, optimizing, and scaling of marketing and brand design.

This role is for those who thrive in a fast-paced environment where no day is the same. We are a highly collaborative team with the passion to innovatively adapt as new challenges arise. 


  • Collaborate with various teams: including marketing, events, communications, medical, sales, product design, and software engineering to create collateral across multiple business units
  • Maintain and enhance our high-quality design standards and create visual continuity across all marketing platforms
  • Understand the end-to-end design process and Identify the critical gaps and weaknesses of an existing process
  • Project management: design workflows, assign projects, set timelines, and remove any bottlenecks
  • Help designers by working to improve design systems and template files, reveal their strengths in their work product, and provide a productive critique to the team
  • Define clear metrics of success and ensure designers align with them
  • Responsible for project resourcing:  knowing how many people are needed for a particular design process and with what skills
  • Focus on cross-functional team collaboration by managing communications and coordination across all teams involved in the design process
  • Responsible for budget allocation and control of external vendors
  • Responsible for relationship with print vendor and maintenance of print portal


  • 3+ years experience in design environment
  • A background based in project management, knowledge of Coda is a plus
  • Strong business acumen to manage budgets and strategize to meet long-term goals
  • Knowledge of visual design principles, especially around typography, iconography, grid structure, and information hierarchy
  • Knowledge of web design software, Figma in particular is a plus
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects
  • Knowledge of optimizing and preparing files for print
  • Solid presentation and communication skills 
  • Healthcare and/or tech experience is a plus


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Our Chicago office is located in downtown River North. Right on the river and close to neighborhoods like Fulton Market, Central Business District, Lincoln Park, and Streeterville, it's a lively area with convenient transportation access and is home to many bars, restaurants, and coffee shops.

An Insider's view of Tempus

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The casual setting here in the Chicago office makes everyone less intimidating and more approachable. It's nice to be in an environment where our day-to-day work actually makes a difference, I feel valued. Tempus is also great at welcoming everyone with different backgrounds.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I collaborate with various hiring teams on a daily basis. Through weekly meetings, strategic planning, events, and messaging, hiring teams and I have built a collaborative hiring process and have become trusted partners to bring top talent to Tempus. We rely on honest communication, shared goals, and the right tools to set us up for success!



How does the company support your career growth?

I am always looking for the next opportunity to grow my career, and Tempus has a wealth of opportunities in many departments. Through emerging leaders programs and ongoing conversations with my managers, Tempus has always been supportive in guiding me to find work that is fun, interesting, and maximizes my potential.


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What are some things you learned at the company?

One of the things that molded my growth was seeing how much thought goes into the decisions, and how much leadership seeks feedback from the people around them, to help understand the impact of decision-making. Just being a sponge in the room is inspiring. I adapted the styles of many leaders here and use that to create my own leadership style.


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