Sr. UX Designer

What is Bigfoot Biomedical?
 
Bigfoot believes people living with insulin-requiring diabetes deserve relief from its daily burden. We envision a world where the emotional, mental, physical, and financial burden of diabetes has been significantly reduced. We are passionately dedicated to delivering simpler, safer, and more effective solutions for life with insulin.
 
We are personally committed to the mission of improving the lives of people with diabetes through the application of smart technology. We bring deep and nuanced understanding of customer needs, demonstrated technical capabilities in developing and commercializing technology, and proven business acumen in funding and growing startups into profitable publicly traded enterprises.
 
What we are building at Bigfoot Biomedical
 
Bigfoot is building diabetes management solutions integrating data, software, smart devices, and people. This is your chance to join a small but very talented team!

Are you interested in joining a fast-growing startup? Are you looking for a dynamic role with lots of opportunity for career growth? Do you thrive when learning from and collaborating with a highly-talented team?

  

Help us transform diabetes management. Join our fast growing UX team, working on our core mobile and web based products. You will be applying your understanding of user centered design principles and keen visual design skills with medical device reliability and safety to deliver clean, intuitive, and beautiful user interface designs that serve the needs of health care providers managing patients with diabetes. 

 

In this role, you will get to work with designers, product managers, and engineers utilizing shared components, UI/UX guidelines, and styles to responsive web-based destinations. You will come up with final designs that are ready for implementation and have been thoroughly documented for our product’s design history file.


What You’ll be Doing:

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Work collaboratively with the Bigfoot team to gather and evaluate product requirements and create initial wireframes and user flows.

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Create UX designs, screens and flows to accurately capture components, pages and features.

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Create clickable prototypes to clearly illustrate how features and pages function

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Deliver development ready assets, and support implementation, verification and validation activities


If you are an exceptional designer, ready to work at the intersection of consumer UX and medical device safety, you should get in touch! We are a team of hard working and fun loving professionals, dedicated to make life with insulin dependent diabetes easier and safer to live, and would love to hear from you!

What will you do at Bigfoot Biomedical?

 

What you do here at Bigfoot will largely be defined by your existing skills and desire to grow to help us achieve the above. We have an employee-friendly working environment that provides bike racks and showers, lunch and snacks, and flexible hours. Our culture helps us stay focused on our goals.
 
We have competitive benefits. We have a great team culture. We understand that we all need to succeed as a team. We have fun while we're building a solution we can be proud of.

 

If you're ready to make a dent in the universe, join the mission, and feel like what you do every day isn't just a job, come talk to us!

 

Bigfoot Biomedical, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Interaction Design - Sketching, concept creation and wire framing, producing sitemaps and user flows, creating clickable prototypes. Creating beautiful mock-ups of visual designs consistent with Bigfoot’s brand standards. Sharing your work to get feedback and iterating your work with continual review.
    • Design Specification - Delivering appropriate level of specification needed to ensure high quality development on time.
    • Best Practice and Design Consistency - Researching and sharing industry trends, competitors, and comparable experiences. 
    • Planning – Assisting in planning your own work; executing against deadlines. Finding ways to maximize the efficiency in an agile process.
    • Technical Knowledge - Proficient in Sketch, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as prototyping tools such as Invision, proto.io, Principle, etc. Sound knowledge of web and mobile technologies. A thorough understanding of data visualization techniques and design tools such as Tableau, etc.
    • Teamwork– Working with human factors engineering to plan usability testing sessions and delivering artifacts for testing. Using user insight, analytics, best practice, competitor analysis to inform design decisions. Collaborating with product owners developers to define the product user experience. 

    Minimum Requirements:

    •  Bachelor’s Degree in human-computer interaction, industrial design, psychology, graphic design, visual design, computer science or related field.
    • 5+ years of UX design experience with focus on responsive web design. 
    • A solid understanding of user-centered design- and testing methodologies, usability- and accessibility concerns.
    • Proven track record of designing in an agile environment
    • Understanding of design requirements, development, verification, risk documentation and validation.
    • An online portfolio showcasing examples of own, hands-on design work.

    Ideally what we're looking for:

    • Masters Degree in human-computer interaction, industrial design, psychology, graphic design, visual design, computer science or related field.
    • Experience with operating in a regulated environment (i.e. FDA) and implications for medical device and healthcare applications
    • Understanding of Quality System Regulations (QSR)
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in written and verbal form.
    • Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
    • A smart risk taker with a “can-do” attitude.
    • Ability and desire to be proactive - a questioning mindset. 
    • A creative thinker; one who looks for new and innovative ways of doing things.