Axle Informatics

Medical Illustrator / Biomedical Visualization Specialist

Job Locations US-MT-Hamilton
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/30/2024 2:56 PM)
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Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Medical Illustrator/Biomedical Visualization Specialist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).


Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)


Axle is seeking a Medical Illustrator / Biomedical Visualization Specialist to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) supporting our work at the Visual and Medical Arts Unit (VMA) at Rocky Mountain Laboratories, located in Hamilton, Montana.  Visual and Medical Arts provides an extensive range of biomedical communication services including:
  • Illustration
  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Journal figure preparation
  • Scientific poster design
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Image colorizing and enhancing
  • Video editing and production
  • Display graphics
  • Graphic design for brochures, certificates, publications, and other visual graphics

Job Description:
  • Accurately depict scientific research discoveries using visualization methods.
  • Produce biomedical visualizations, medical illustrations, animations, and graphic designs for publication in scientific journals, professional videos, and multi-media platforms.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and other visual information specialists to translate broad scientific concepts into details required to design, produce, reproduce, and or display original visual products or materials.
  • Bachelor’s degree in science or medical field
  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Visualization or Medical Illustration is desirable
  • Experience with biomedical visualization
  • Demonstrate superior command of Adobe After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D animation software
  • Exhibit strong skills in Adobe Creative Cloud software suite
  • Familiarity with best practices in medical/scientific ethics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to learn photography skills
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Adaptive to changes in workflow and works effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliable and efficient
  • Independent thinker

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

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