Visual Communications Coordinator

Promega Corporation

At Promega Corporation, creativity and connection drive discovery and innovation.

We celebrate scientific discovery and the creative application of science to solve problems. Interactions with our customers, partners and vendors are central to everything we do, and we value those relationships. We seek out and build connections across the globe and in our local communities because creative problem solving requires a network of diverse ideas and viewpoints.

We develop and evolve technologies and instrumentation in collaboration with scientists and researchers around the globe. From simple cloning vectors used to address fundamental questions in biology to bioluminescent assays that help us monitor food safety and water quality, we work side-by-side with our partners in academic, industrial and government institutions to bring the best minds to bear on the toughest questions.

Since 1978, we have done this all with a steadfast commitment to sustainable business models that protect our environment, inspire and develop our employees as individuals, support the wellbeing and growth of our communities, and strengthen our relationships with our customers.

With 16 branches around the world, Promega products are used by a global community of life scientists who are asking fundamental questions about biological processes as well as by scientists who are applying scientific knowledge to diagnose and treat diseases, discover new therapeutics, and use genetics and DNA testing for human identification.

Position Details

Visual Communications Coordinator
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI


The Visual Communications Coordinator will support our internal graphic and multimedia communications both locally and in global formats. Partner across the department to articulate clear content and creative visuals for employee communications. Occasionally, create communications about Promega culture for external community. In addition to visual design, provide audio visual support in our auditorium and other meeting rooms for large events. The Visual Communications Coordinator works within Corporate Affairs with a direct line to Marketing Services for design support standards and knowledge.


1. Provide design support in development of communication pieces while using our corporate brand, standards and guidelines in each element. The work includes a wide range of formats, including but not limited to: posters, flyers, PowerPoint presentations, emails, event materials, digital signage.

2. Exhibit design sensibility to suggest improvements and modify formats to increase the quality of production. Layout content that is visually appealing, with clear hierarchy of information.

3. Ensure the quality and accuracy in all details of the work before completing for end-user.

4. Use design software including Adobe Creative Suites and MAC operating systems to create new and edit existing visual communications.

5. Proficiently work in our Digital Asset Management system both to find assets and to upload completed work with accurate and consistent metadata.

6. Run audio-visual system in auditorium and meeting rooms. Be available to troubleshoot for specific meeting and event needs.

7. Support onsite video and photo shoots when needed.

8. Maintain internal communications platforms with content created by you and others. Keep platforms up-to-date and on schedule.

9. Assist in event and administrative duties on a regular basis.

10. Work independently and as a team player in many settings and on a variety of projects.

11. Demonstrates inclusion through their own words and actions and is accountable for a safe workspace. Acts with kindness, curiosity and respect for others.

12. Embracing and being open to incorporating Promega’s 6 Emotional & Social Intelligence (ESI) core principles in daily work.

13. Understands and complies with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements applicable to our business.


1. Proficient understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, Mac and PC OS, Word, PowerPoint and Acrobat, and adept at learning new programs and leveraging their strengths.

2. Solid understanding of how to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

3. Confident in knowledge of industry standard printing practices and digital optimization.

4. Organized and able to balance day-to-day tasks with special projects to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.

5. Able to establish good working relationships and communication across teams with a variety of personalities.

6. Able to balance initiative with good judgment, collaborate with others to achieve results, taking pride in the product you create.


1. Minimum two year’s training/experience in the application of content visual and web design skills.

2. Associate Degree or BA or BFA degree preferred.

3. Knowledge and willingness to learn audio/visual equipment.

4. Up to five year’s industry experience with MAC and PC-based computers and software, image scanning and digital knowledge.

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