Job Description :
Role: Senior User Experience Designer
Location: Boston, MA
Work Type: Full-time

Duties & Responsibilities
Senior User Experience Designer, skilled in designing great user interfaces and researching user needs, with extensive experience in workflow, business process, and user-cantered design.
Use your skills to accelerate research and improve patient care!
We seek a creative, versatile, problem-solving design enthusiast who embodies user-cantered design in every aspect of software development.
You are equally comfortable eliciting users’ needs, defining business goals and discussing technical solutions.
Using a team-based agile methodology, and in conjunction with the senior business analyst and director (the design team), you ensure the finished product provides a simple, intuitive, and effective user experience that achieves the business aims.
You work with the technical team to understand their needs and challenges in order to optimize solution definitions.
You draw upon leadership’s key insights and offer responsive solutions to address researcher and administrator challenges.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Engage with end users and mid-level and executive stakeholders at a national level to determine strategy and vision for software applications. Ensure that the vision is practical, feasible, implementable, and forward-looking.
Negotiate priorities, sprint content and longer-term plans collaboratively with the design team, stakeholders, and technical team, to ensure effective sprint cycles that produce a high-quality minimum viable product.
Collaborate with stakeholders and design team members to define an optimal user experience.
Collaborate with the technical team to elucidate and define the user interface and interaction of the system, addressing the needs of the technical team while supporting the needs of the users.
Investigate user needs via interviews, surveys, observations, focus groups, usability studies and testing, etc.
Analyze and synthesize results, and report findings and recommendations for the design process and future enhancements.
Oversee user acceptance and feedback, striving for tool optimization and user satisfaction
Lead design of the user experience, interface, and interaction of new features, producing sketches, mock-ups, wireframes, workflows, process maps, personas, prototypes, and design pattern libraries as appropriate.
Define an information architecture that enables ease of use, emphasizing the most frequently needed aspects of the system.
Produce internal and external system demonstrations, training videos, and visualizations of system capabilities for external use and public consumption.
Mentor and/or supervise graduate-level interns or undergraduate co-ops who may assist with user studies and/or design activities.
Define projects and job descriptions, interview, and select candidates.

Basic Qualifications:
BS/BA degree required.
Must have educational qualifications in design, human-computer interaction, human factors engineering, business analysis, computer science, or a related information field at either the bachelor’s or master’s level or through a certificate program or immersive experience.
7+ years’ experience in architecting and designing desktop, mobile, or web-based software applications.
Advanced degree or certificate in a related educational program may be applied towards years’ experience.