Google User Experience Designer, Verily Life Sciences in South San Francisco, California
Note: this role may provide an opportunity to be based either in South San Francisco or Mountain View, but you’ll likely be splitting time between the two locations depending on project needs.
Verily, an Alphabet company, lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world’s health data useful so that people enjoy longer and healthier lives. We are developing tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data, and creating interventions to prevent and manage disease.
As a User Experience Designer at Verily, you will shape the future by designing a wide range of inspiring, accessible, and easy-to-use medical products. You’ll rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality user-centered designs—from concept to execution—across many platforms and technologies and for all the different touchpoints the user has with the product or service. You’ll collaborate with the larger Verily UX team, hardware and software engineers, and product managers, to create innovative user-friendly products.
You are an enthusiastic designer who is passionate about improving people's lives through design and technology. You are proactive, creative, engaged, optimistic, progressive, open-minded and resourceful. You seek inspiration, empowerment, and challenge. You approach challenges from many angles and create refreshing new approaches. You are passionate about the design process, from developing strong conceptual foundations to refining the smallest of details with quality and dignity. You believe that great isn't good enough and are ready to inspire.
Our team combines expertise in biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, engineering, computer science, and more to create interventions that exponentially improve patient care. We partner with leading life sciences, medical device and government organizations to enable fast development, meaningful advances, and deployment at scale. Our work spans many projects, including Project Baseline, the quest to map human health beginning with a 10,000 person observational study; Liftware, stabilizing utensil handles to aid individuals with hand tremor or limited mobility; and Debug, an effort to eradicate mosquito-borne disease with Sterile Insect Technique. For more information, please visit our website.
- Work on one or more design projects within the Verily product group and execute design projects from start to finish while meeting creative and technical requirements.
- Collaborate closely with engineers, researchers and project managers to iterate rapidly.
- Work on the entire project lifecycle from wireframes to detailed specs across multiple UX platforms.
- Participate in regular design reviews and other team-wide design efforts; create and contribute to a great design team culture.
- Participate in user-experience research and usability studies.
- BA/BS degree in Design, HCI, CS, or related field, or equivalent practical experience.
- 1 year of relevant UX Design experience in consumer products, medical devices or other relevant areas.
- Portfolio of UX design work.
- Experience designing for health-related products (software and/or hardware).
- Experience designing for wearable devices.
- Experience with prototyping.
- Self-motivated and able to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.
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