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Medidata Solutions, Inc. Senior User Experience Designer in New York, New York

User Experience Designer at Medidata

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most- used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences: www.mdsol.com

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif, and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in US, Europe and Asia with over 2000 employees.

Your Mission:

The User Experience Designer must be a strong web-based/mobile application designer with the ability to push the limitations of the web to support user needs and business objectives with decisions based on ux methodologies. We are looking for a UX generalist with skills ranging from user/design research, interaction design, usability testing and visual design.

Your Competencies:

  • Work closely with product managers, business analysts, visual designers and engineers

  • Conduct user research (qualitative interviews, surveys, ethnographic observations, contextual inquiry, design research, workshops) to learn more about end users and potential product design opportunities

  • Translate user research, customer feedback and real-world workflows into digital experiences

  • Create personas, user journeys, and UX architecture maps

  • Rapid ideation techniques to solve design problems

  • Design wireframes for new and existing features

  • Experience creating prototypes of different fidelities (paper sketches to interactive prototypes in Axure or related tools)

  • Validation of designs through usability testing

  • Define reusable interaction patterns

Your Education & Experience:

  • 3+ years as a User Experience/Interaction Designer with an IA, UX or Visual Design background

  • Experience conducting user research and usability testing

  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills and experience implementing innovative user experience solutions

  • Experience working on large web-based and mobile applications in an agile work environment.

  • Proficient in HTML, CSS and rapid prototype development

  • Graphic or visual design experience a big plus!

  • URL needed for portfolio review - please specify level of contribution for each item and include info about the process.

  • BS/MS in Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science or Graphic Design

  • Health and/or Life Sciences industry experience a plus

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

EEO Statement:

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.