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UX Designer

Ref: US_EN_6_914759_1424248

Posted on 03 January 2022
Job Location
Waltham, Massachusetts
Contract Type
Direct Hire
Information Systems

Modis has a direct hire opportunity for a UX Designer. 

The UX Designer is responsible for improving the designs of our company website, incorporating the need for scientific clarity and corporate branding and marketing to assist us in selling life sciences products. The individual will need to understand our business goals, our products, our users, and any technical limitations, and be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews, and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes for the company website. The UX designer will also be expected to ensure a great user experience for our website by iterating upon it in accordance with business area input and user-testing.

What You’ll Do

  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, and interactive prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the company product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions regarding digital features and functionality.
  • Balance a user-centered design approach with business needs and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Work closely with Commercial team and Technology and collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks, and champion new ideas.
  • Who You Are & What You Bring

  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for Life Sciences companies.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, Sketch and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with different business areas to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions clearly and effectively to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • A degree in a design-related field such as interactive design, architecture, industrial design, graphic design, or human factors is preferred or equivalent design work experience
  • A digital portfolio we can review online is required
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