WHO WE NEED

The Product Design team at SwipeSense plays a key role in ensuring that the right problems are solved in the right way, based on real insights and data. Our process is fundamentally human-centered, relying on regular and frequent input from our users and customers. The Product Design team at SwipeSense is the definitive owner of our user experience across all touchpoints and is responsible for creating interactions that consistently delight our users.

We believe that good design is one of our core business differentiators and is critical to our mission of making healthcare safe and predictable.

We are looking for a seasoned product designer who will serve as the foundational designer whom the team will grow around. Candidates should be comfortable in all stages of product design including research, UX, UI, visual and interaction design. Successful candidates will have strengths in several of these areas, with a foundation in all others and will share our design philosophies of purposeful, human-centered design.

PRIMARY ROLE

Product designers at SwipeSense are the owners of the entire user experience for our platform. Product Designers collaborate with Product Managers in the user research and discovery process and are responsible for going from low-fidelity mock-ups, to high-fidelity design specifications and assets for the engineering team to execute on.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with product managers on user and field research to understand user needs and requirements.
  • Integrate user stories, field findings, customer and business requirements into distilled scenarios and tasks.
  • Create and iterate on low-fidelity mock-ups to rapidly evaluate concepts.
  • Responsible for qualitative and quantitative testing of designs to drive selections and improvements.
  • Determine information architecture and flow diagrams for products and features.
  • Create high-fidelity prototypes and production assets, incorporating delightful visual and interaction design elements.
  • Create interface specifications and documentation to effectively guide implementation.
  • Collaborate and pair with the engineering team through design implementation.
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders for feedback and validation.
  • Responsible for company design language, and applying it to products and features, as well as to critical product marketing projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MFA or BA in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field. Self-taught candidates must have extensive experience and work samples.
  • Portfolio demonstrating research, user experience, UI and visual design skills.
  • Experience with human or user centered design processes.
  • Expert with design software for creating mock-ups, wireframes, prototypes and production assets.
  • Experience collaborating with developers, including creating clear specifications.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and independent.
  • 5+ years Product Design experience or related roles.

Please note: position is full-time, at our Chicago headquarters. Must be local or willing to relocate. Must be a US Citizen, or a foreign citizen with required work visa.