Visual Design Manager

Rotary International

Rotary is a global network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

Passion and engagement abound at Rotary International. In exchange for hard work and dedication, our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. We offer all this and more. Join us.

Position Details

Visual Design Manager
Northern Illinois
Evanston, IL

Organization Overview 

Rotary is a membership organization that unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities and the world. Each year, Rotary members expand their networks, build lasting relationships, and invest more than $300 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotary’s clubs, members and other participants, and their humanitarian service projects, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit

Rotary’s Commitment to Diversity

As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


You are a self-starting visual designer with a mastery of your craft who will elevate Rotary products’ aesthetics and usability. You set a high bar for visual and interaction design. You know that the best design can be used by everyone, so you design for global audiences with accessibility in mind. You see patterns in seemingly disparate situations. In the face of ambiguity, you empathize and collaborate with end-users and cross-functional teams to mature a design system.

You Will Have

  • 6+ years of professional experience designing consumer or SaaS applications.
  • B.S./M.S./B.F.A. in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, or related field.
  • A portfolio demonstrating breadth of design process, visual design, overall solutions, and impact. Your application will not be considered without a portfolio.
  • Well-versed in color, typography, iconography, layout, UX, UI, and interaction design.
  • Experienced in Figma.
  • Experience designing UI at a global scale.
  • Experience with accessibility and localization.
  • Experience with HTML 5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

You Are Good At

  • Demonstrating your expertisewith strong communication design skills.
  • Working with multiple teams on a variety of projects at one time.
  • Collaborating across functional teams to deliver designs that reflect the strengths of everyone on the team.
  • Acting as a leader within the team, driving high quality user experiences

You Will Be Responsible For

  • Maturing our design system.
  • Pairing with UX engineers and product managers to transform Rotary visual language, components, and patterns into working artifacts for implementation
  • Balance the visual design needs of Rotary’s brand and product design UI to create a consistent, beautiful, usable, and accessible user experience.
  • Managing UI/UX designers as direct reports.

Leadership Attributes

  • Communication: Be open to receiving ideas from diverse viewpoints and able to communicate messages so that they are universally understood.
  • Collaboration: Builds partnerships and works jointly with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Innovation: Move Rotary beyond traditional ways of thinking
  • Strategy: Identify Rotary’s opportunities and design approaches that align with our strategic goals.
  • Adaptability: Respond to changes willingly and recognize when to adjust based on the situation.

Why work for Rotary?

  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Progressive 401k matching contributions
  • Above market and generous paid time off package
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees
  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from
  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options

Please note:

  • Rotary does not provide VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance

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