Intuitive Surgical Careers

Project Manager-Creative

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California

Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 182056


Company Description:

Who is Intuitive Surgical? The numbers tell an amazing story. Learn more about our company.

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Intuitive is the industry pioneer and leader in robotic-assisted surgical
systems. Our da Vinci Surgical System is an advanced platform for minimally invasive surgery that has touched the lives of more than five million patients worldwide. Our system acts as a natural extension of a surgeon’s eyes and hands through a combination of cutting-edge robotics, immersive 3D stereoscopic vision, and intuitive human-interface controls. Over the past two decades, this revolutionary technology has brought about a new era in minimally invasive surgery.
Intuitive is looking for a creative, a sharp, efficient and energetic, highly engaged Project Manager to join our growing Communications Design team.


As Project Manager, you will work collaboratively with Marketing, Design, Digital, Regulatory, and other stakeholders to take projects from concept through delivery. The successful candidate will work directly with clients to define a clear scope of work. He/she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are clear and resourced appropriately. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who will fit into our collaborative culture. If you enjoy working with other professionals who believe in creating innovative solutions to problems, we encourage you to apply.


In this role, you will be the hub of knowledge and source of truth for a project; influencing people, anticipating and resolving issues, and seeing the big picture. 

• Responsible for initiating, managing and executing projects
(Print, Digital, and Video animation).
• Continually look for ways to enhance productivity through process improvements, task automation, and new technology.
• Solid understanding and command of project management tools.
• Proven effectiveness when working under pressure and in fast pace environment.
• Appreciation for the creative process and skilled at working with creative teams.
• Strong interpersonal skills; listening and leading the project teams.
• Ability to make sound decisions, think strategically, focus on detail, problem solve, and multi-task.
• Must possess exceptional organization, time management, excellent verbal/written communication skills, and ability to prioritize.
• The ideal candidate will have an interest in and aptitude for marketing strategies and tactics.
• Contribute to the organization's production efficiency by establishing templates, processes and best practices and sharing that knowledge within the organization.
• Use document control and content management systems to maintain online channels with current, approved content, files and descriptions.
• Support the production of brand and creative campaigns that are designed to meet strategic objectives and aligned with the brand guidelines.



• Bachelor’s degree required.
• 5+ years’ full-time experience in design communications project management or comparable role. Design agency experience highly preferred.
• Influential and inspirational leadership style. A successful track record of influencing peers, management and vendors to achieve measurable results.
• Strong communicator. Must ensure all stakeholders understand roles and responsibilities and timelines for projects.
• Detail-oriented, organized and takes initiative. Looking for team player who comes with a problem-solving mindset.
• Aligns with corporate strategy and culture
• Ability to keep a cool head and emotional resilience while juggling multiple projects.
• Clear understanding of how to prioritize and optimize work based on business needs and timelines
• Dedication to honesty and consistency in behaviors with team mates. Leadership motivated by self-interest does not serve the wellbeing of a team.
• Basic digital marketing skills such as social media, SEO, and analytics a plus
• Excellent self-management skills
• Must be adept at shifting gears
• Medical device or regulated industry experience a plus.
• 10% travel approximately.

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.