Visual & UX Designer

American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA), a nonprofit, is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

As an employer, we are dedicated to many efforts, including employee learning and development, social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and wellness.

Our well-defined culture has strongly impacted the prosperity of our organization. Our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Collaboration, Agility and Trust are at the core of our efforts and continue to shape the success of the AMA.

Position Details

Visual & UX Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

We have an opportunity at our headquarters in Chicago for a Visual & UX Designer on our Periodical Publications team. As part of this team, you will create on-brand visual, user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) artifacts for print and digital applications based on brand standards and other creative guidelines and collaborate with colleagues to create materials that align with target audience needs, product requirements, and business strategies.


Develop print and digital materials aligned with business needs and brand standards

  • Design and execute creative solutions for both print and digital deployment to support overall creative strategy 
  • Produce visual deliverables including but not limited to: multimedia, websites, emails, presentations, marketing collateral, exhibit booths, and infographics 
  • Illustrate concepts by designing layouts of art and copy using design principles such as hierarchy, scale, contrast, typography and related aesthetic concepts to achieve desired results 
  • Work closely with design team members and creative director and with other departments including Product Development, Brand Marketing, Digital Marketing, and Editorial to gather information and materials to create designs that align with brand standards and other creative guidelines, reflecting our customer’s needs to achieve business goals

Create UX/UI deliverables effectively engaging our audiences

  • Create UX/UI deliverables that aid internal audiences’ understanding of enhanced or new experiences, principally prototypes, wireframes, and online style guidelines 
  • Work with product development, data analytics, and marketing research to ensure that the work connects with the audience and achieves objectives

May include other responsibilities as assigned.


  • BS or BA degree required; a degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communication preferred 
  • 3+ years visual design experience with a focus on working in cross functional teams 
  • Some UX design experience, from working in an agency or within an organization’s UX team, preferred 
  • Conceptual thinker with ability to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into digital layouts, design patterns, and other types of digital designs 
  • Ability to collaborate with product development, marketing, development, and other team members, i.e., marketing director, copywriter, production manager, photographer, etc. 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office 
  • Demonstrable proficiency with UX software in design (Sketch, Balsamiq, Adobe XD, or other tools) and prototyping software (Axure, UXPin, and other evolving toolsets) 
  • Able to apply understanding of visual design principles, especially typography, color, iconography, and information hierarchy 
  • Ability to follow branding guidelines to ensure that visual assets across all media are consistent with AMA brand identities and standards 
  • Discipline and ability to self-organize on tasks and projects, regardless of the selected delivery methodology 
  • Ability to communicate about design in a clear and effective manner; able to confidently present work to team during reviews, and able to incorporate feedback gracefully 
  • Diplomatic and professional presence and demeanor

The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.

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