Associate Design Director

About Klick Health

Meet a different kind of workplace. Klick Health is an ecosystem of brilliant minds working to realize the full potential of their people and clients in life sciences since 1997. And we’re still growing fast, even after two decades. What does that mean for you? As Klick experiences exponential growth year-over-year, so do the people who help make it happen. Because we’re constantly evolving and changing, we invest in talent early and often, to develop future leaders at all levels. We’re one of the country’s Top 10 Great Workplaces, 10 Most Inspiring Cultures, Best Workplace for Innovators, Best Managed, and Fastest Growing. We know that career paths are seldom simple and straightforward. And that's an asset. If you feel like you'd be a good fit for this role, we encourage you to apply and take the first steps to starting your career journey at Klick!

About Our Creative Craft 

The Creative team features an incredible array of experienced, fearless, smart visionaries, capable in all media and technologies, and united by a common goal: to build brands that solve a human need. It requires hard work, a healthy dose of imagination, and a passion for craft to make work that stands out in the world. We’ve got super-smart, friendly, and caring people who put their hearts and souls into the clever work that they create for our clients in order to deliver thoughtful creative messaging to the patients they serve. And the best part? We have a ton of fun while doing it. 

Role Summary
As an Associate Design Director at Klick, you are an original thinker and superior craftsperson that knows the power of branding. You understand how to deliver exceptional work that not only meets but goes beyond the creative brief. You are hands-on in creating original designs while also skilled at leading a team of Designers. You can confidently scope effort and approve timelines while demonstrating the Klick values and processes. We’re looking for an Associate Design Director who is conceptual, strategic, but also sweats the details. You need to have experience in UX-based design, a keen eye for color, a passion for typesetting, and know how to visually communicate your ideas. Reporting directly to the Executive Creative Director, you will be taking strategic direction and creating original design solutions with the team. You will be responsible to motivate the team to deliver smart, original and engaging designs that solve your client’s problems in fresh and new ways.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Monitors work and progress by supervising the work of junior designers and provides support as needed
  • Conducts internal design reviews and makes sure the work aligns with Client Service and Strategy teams imperatives
  • Oversees the design and production for logos and design systems across both digital and traditional channels
  • Designs original pieces, including illustrations and infographics, and generates ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/services at high quality standards
  • Review all materials for consistency in layout guidelines and all branding elements; takes a proactive approach when planning to meet client objectives and deadlines
  • Reviews and guides all solutions in effectively getting messages across in digital media through the use of color, type, imagery, and format
  • Maintains awareness of budget requirements and limits and alerts client service leads in advance when work   exceeds budget, and obtains appropriate approvals to follow through
  • Able to defend strengths of existing concepts while remaining open to input and further explorations
  • Evaluates and synthesizes data from various clinical studies, presentations, and published papers; and looks for graphic opportunities to to visualize data clearly and effectively
  • Work with developers to ensure proper implementation within a web environment and to ensure consistency and   integrity of the creative vision
  • Ensure aesthetics are aligned with usability, accessibility, and web standards
  • Oversees the design and development of presentations; clearly and effectively describes visual concepts to key stakeholders

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and application of Adobe Suite, Figma, and Sketch. Other relevant design programs are an asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Established presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Exhibits sound judgment and decisive problem solving ability
  • Ability to build client rapport and trust
  • Comfort with and enthusiasm for integrating AI into your work


  • 8+ years of related experience in an agency setting
  • Experience leading a team of Designers
  • Portfolio of completed design projects preferred

What makes Klick different?

You’ll work on numerous multi-million dollar brands—the size and breadth of the accounts here are incomparable to most agencies. We believe in putting our people first, and always make that our priority. This and our other timeless principles have made all the difference in our over two decades of success. By having an entrepreneurial spirit, playing the long game, considering outcomes over optics, and solving challenging problems through our hacker roots, we live our difference in all that we do. You’ll get to experience a high level of trust and be given the freedom to make decisions, judgment calls, and function with autonomy. If you have an idea, run with it! You’ll be encouraged to let your entrepreneurial spirit flourish and you’ll work with incredible teams that you can learn from, contribute to, and who will support you every step of the way!  

Klick is consciously creating a culture where everyone can thrive and grow in their careers. We believe that our best work comes from our diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We strongly encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply, including Black people, Indigenous peoples, and other people of color, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

We’re also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. Should you require any accommodation, please contact us at and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs and ensure you have a positive experience.

Equal Opportunity

Klick embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We’re committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or family status. If you require disability-related accommodation during the application or interview process, simply let us know and we’ll work with you to ensure you have a positive experience.