Staff Engineer, Human Factors Design – REMOTE USA


Job title: Staff Engineer, Human Factors Design – REMOTE USA

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Job description: Job Description

Staff Engineer, Human Factors Design – Remote USA

In this role, you will work across the entire UX and UI lifecycle, including research, strategy, design, and optimization. From brainstorming to implementation, you will work cross-functionally with software engineers, product management, brand marketing, QA, and R&D design teams. Must have a passion for creating a user experience and design strategy that is straightforward, elegant, engaging, and most importantly, easy to use.

What will you do?

  • As a senior leader, mentor Jr. Designers and provide design leadership to the organization or functional area.
  • Create thoughtful user experiences, all while having the ability to take that experience into a visual form. You’ll work on a variety of different projects, providing initial brainstorming and strategy through front-end implementation of UX and UI design for instruments, desktop, web-based, and mobile scientific analysis applications.
  • Combine strong concepting skills with creative design & execution.
  • Understand and execute on the aspects and steps of the process in building interactive design solutions.
  • Visualize, design and conceptualize user experiences. This includes information design hierarchy, process/screen flows, concept sketches, annotated wireframes, interactive prototypes, high fidelity visual mockups, and optimized graphics production.
  • Create and communicate design strategy, rationale, and perspective and present UX and UI design concepts.
  • Understand and apply feedback with flexibility.
  • Serve as a project lead, gathering customer needs, business expectations, requirements, and stakeholder considerations then using those considerations to craft the UX strategy.
  • Work interdependently and collaboratively with team members on key initiatives to ensure that the creative execution maintains a strong, consistent look and feel.
  • Utilize and contribute to design patterns that will enable a consistent user experience across products and platforms.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with globally located research, engineering, marketing, product management, and other internal organizations.

How will you get here?

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Equivalent work experience is acceptable in lieu of degree.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • At least 7-9+ years of experience in UX, with the emphasis on design (instead of research or usability evaluations)
  • Good visual design skills – ability to lay out a screen in a well-organized way
  • Extensive wireframing experience
  • Good interactive prototyping skills – clickable prototypes with occasionally advanced interactivity
  • Experience with projects small and large
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project
  • Ability to manage your own project planning and deadlines
  • Ability to have healthy relationships with project teams
  • Ability to present before large groups (3-15 people)
  • Ability to apply existing design patterns

What must you provide if you want to be considered?

  • Resume / CV
  • Work samples that show how your projects progress from the start to the finish – ideally including rough notes, sketches, etc.

Job Category

Information Technology, Research & Development

Thermo Fisher Scientific

is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Expected salary:

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Job date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 06:19:08 GMT

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