Sr. Copywriter - Medical Biotech

San Diego, CA (100% remote)
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Rebecca Pavlik

Job Description:

Sr. Copywriter - Medical Biotech


Project Assignment: Create up to 3 concepts for a product launch. Temporary role ending approximately 9/30/2021.  Part-time variable hours.  Approximately 20 hours per week.  Could be as many as 30-35, or lower as well. 


Aquent Studios is recruiting for a Sr. Copywriter and Art Director that will work collaboratively to develop a selection of product launch concepts for our client Illumina, a biotech company based in San Diego, CA. 


The senior-level Copywriter should have experience writing in the biotech/healthcare space and be familiar with health literacy principles and practices. This role will be integral in evolving brand messaging by developing content for multi-channel resources. The Sr Copywriter will partner with the Account Manager for occasional client facing meetings and will work closely with the Art Director to create clear, concise, and understandable content from multiple resources. The ideal candidate is highly effective at organizing and building communications using modular content so that messaging is fluid and on point strategically. 


Specific Duties: 

  • Develop, articulate and present well-organized concepts 

  • Understand the client’s strategies/objectives and end users objective 

  • Evaluate projects for adherence to client standards and provide detailed recommendations on compliance to brand and meeting specified objectives 

  • Collaborate effectively with Account Manager, copywriters, other designers, multimedia specialists, partners/vendors as needed 

  • Understand and apply clients’ and style and legal requirements, standards and processes 

  • Champion adherence to Aquent quality control processes and standards 



  • 7+ years providing brand communication

  • High-level understanding of building modular content and brand story lines

  • Knowledge and understanding of how to develop content for multi channel marketing tactics such as: email, website, digital banners, OOH, and mobile

  • Strong portfolio of previously produced work 

  • Agency and digital experience is a must

  • Healthcare/biotech advertising and corporate experience - highly preferred

  • Samples across industries of high conceptual thinking - from concept to execution

  • Ability to think strategically and execute across channels (aka no portfolios with just TV/video, rather a range of work)

  • Samples to show ability to tell a strong story within restraints, ex: highly regulated industries

  • Strong record of working well with others - team player and easy going

  • Previous experience working on medical product, biotech product, or pharmaceutical product launch - highly preferred

Client Description:

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?  

Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands

Comprehensive health and dental insurance subsidized

Paid weekly

401(k) through Fidelity

FSA's and Voluntary insurance programs​

Access to free training and continuing education

Company description:

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!