Genospace is looking for a talented and enthusiastic team-player to help deliver powerful biomedical data and insights through our platforms.
As the leading provider of information technology services in molecular medicine, our software is used by clinicians and researchers all over the country and the globe to improve patient care.
We serve research, clinical development, pathology and clinical care customers who work with high-dimensional genomic and other biomedical data. Many of the most advanced precision medicine organizations are powered by Genospace.
What You’ll Do:
Genospace is looking for a highly creative designer to improve and innovate the user experience of our products. In this role you’ll need superb communication skills to synthesize business goals, user experience, technical considerations, and visual and interactive consistency into clean and cohesive product offerings. We strive to create a culture that supports iteration of products through design thinking. The ideal UX Design candidate should have a portfolio that shows their passion for putting the user at the center of every design decision. They should have a desire to solve complex communication and interaction problems, and stay up-to-date with the most recent trends and design standards.
As a UX Designer you will:
- Conduct exploratory user research with users and stakeholders that is focused on understanding their pain points, needs, and opportunities
- Translate findings into design recommendations, and communicate those recommendations through diagrams, reports, or presentations
- Create wireframes, mockups, prototypes, information architecture, navigation models, screen flows and UI designs that adhere to the Genospace design system and brand
- Work with the Product and Engineering teams to prioritize and integrate your design recommendations into development sprints, and advocate and test those designs throughout the development process
- Work with the UX team in conducting usability tests, performing expert evaluations, and iterating designs based on the results of those tests and evaluations
- Contribute to the roll-out / onboarding strategy and planning for new products and features
- Help the UX team maintain and evolve the Genospace design system, including design principles, styles and components library, color palette, interaction specifications, etc.
What We’re Looking For:
- Bachelor’s degree in human-computer interaction, human-centered design, product design, interaction design or other relevant fields
- 1-3 years of work experience in any of the above areas
- Strong communication, time management, and interpersonal skills
- Background in managing a number of projects simultaneously with overlapping deadlines
- Experience working collaboratively on a cross-functional, interdisciplinary team
- Demonstrated experience delivering designs within an Agile workflow, with the ability to take input from product and UX leadership and implement design edits at any time
- A robust design process and a strong understanding of industry standard tools such as Figma, Sketch, InVision, Adobe CC, etc.
- Experience in user research, information architecture, data visualization, and production-ready UI design
- Willingness to challenge existing design practices to create more streamlined desktop applications in the complex domain
- Familiarity with visual design principles such as Gestalt principles of design
- Motivation to harness the power of design in the healthcare industry
Genospace is adhering to CDC, State and local orders with regard to COVID-19. The health and safety of our colleagues and their families, as well as potential candidates, is our highest priority.
Due to COVID-19, Genospace has transitioned to a work-from-home model, with working hours based on Eastern Time. Employees local to Boston are welcome to use our flexible co-working space, while observing standard health-safety measures, but are not required to come into an office for any reason. Please note this is a remote position.
Genospace is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any of the following: race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or gender characteristics, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.