Principal User Experience Designer - Roche Information Solutions

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Roche is looking for a Principal User Experience Designer to join our Roche Information Solutions (RIS) User Experience team. This position will report to the Head of UX/UI Design for RIS and will work closely with UX researchers, product managers, other UX designers and engineers from initial concept and strategy through the execution of interaction and visual design. We are looking for a passionate designer who will play an important role in defining our experience, look, feel and style. As part of the Roche RIS User Experience team, you will be expected to tackle tough problems with elegant solutions. Our ideal candidate is an overall design generalist and interaction design expert who is as comfortable hashing out big-picture workflow and strategy as they are prototyping detailed visual and interaction execution. This position requires a proven track record of design leadership and user-centered innovation. We're looking for someone who can inspire the product team with their designs and clearly communicate their UX vision. Healthcare experience is strongly desired. We're passionate about doing now what patients need next. Come help us design the future! What You'll Do: * Work with a cross-functional team to design a delightful user experience by translating product requirements into engaging design concepts and simple interaction models * Concept intuitive designs that promote usability and optimize the user experience of our products. Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions * Design and deliver initial concept designs, user flows, wireframes, usage scenarios, user journeys, and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences * Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features * Conduct heuristic evaluations on existing products * Develop new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, mockups, and design specifications * Work with product managers to understand business needs/priorities and balance these with user requirements. Work with engineers on interface implementation * Ensure interfaces are held to a consistently high standard of user-centered design and rapidly test and iterate your designs * Partner with user researchers and influence insight studies related to the discovery and understanding of unresolved interface problems and needs * Continuously challenge the effectiveness of design, stay up to date on behavioral analytics, monitor success metrics, and recommend changes as appropriate * Contribute to overall design framework to ensure consistent experiences across suite of products * Work seamlessly with other UX designers, whether part of the in-house team or an external agency * Ask thoughtful questions, take risks and champion new ideas * Lead the design activities of one or more other team members * Stay current with trends, best practices, and methodologies in areas of UX, information architecture, UI design * Bring your UX expertise to the cross functional product team, think deeply about complex experience challenges, and propose effective and elegant solutions * Operate effectively both when collaborating with other UX designers across products but also when operating autonomously as the only UX designer within a product * Complete UX deliverables on time, at a top quality, and that demonstrate clear expertise in overall user experience and detailed interactions Who You Are: * 8+ years as an interaction and/or visual designer, creating excellent user interfaces that delight the user * A well-grounded sense of interactive design with respect to creating simple, elegant, aesthetically pleasing interfaces based on usability principles * Extensive experience thinking in terms of end-to-end UI design, applying strategic thinking and business goals to designs, focusing on user feedback, and understanding the relation of visual design to the interaction * Skilled at UX design for the desktop as well as mobile apps * Passionate about resolving user pain points through great design * High degree of creativity and problem solving from big picture to little details, you move nimbly between strategy and execution * A positive attitude, open mind, and a desire to collaborate and learn * Enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and you iterate quickly, incorporating feedback * Equally successful in projects where you are collaborating with other UX designers and where you are working autonomously as the sole UX expert on a product team * Passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. * Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, equally at ease speaking with development teams or executives when articulating and advocating design concepts and rationale, negotiating and influencing to build consensus * Excellent time-management and the ability to quickly prioritize tasks and work autonomously * Expert in standard UX software such as Sketch, Adobe CC, Figma, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq and the like * Degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science or related field. Advanced degree preferred. * A strong portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience and UX skills is required

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