Staff User Experience Designer in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • User-focused creators. Creatives who design with the user in mind, developing medical devices that help change patients’ lives and create the next generation of user experience in the OR.
  • Curious learners. Designers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to design medical devices.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

What you will do-

Do you ask more questions than you have answers for? Are you innately curious? Do you enjoy organizing data and making sense of ambiguity? Stryker’s Staff User Experience Designer collaborates within a product development team, applying research methodologies with World-class healthcare professionals, for the development of medical devices and systems (physical and digital) for our Instruments Division. With a focus on Interventional Spine solutions, Human Centered Design techniques are crucial skills required to determine appropriate user experience, ergonomics, function, aesthetics, quality and safety.

The Staff User Experience Designer plays a central role in planning and leading user observation research in hospital operating rooms and cadaver labs, synthesis of findings, prioritization and communication of user insights and working with Marketing and Design Engineers to create design inputs for product concepts. They are involved in the process from concept to implementation, through the use of various qualitative research methodologies, merging an understanding of user and business needs to drive high quality user experiences. Our strongest candidates will demonstrate strong user centered design skills and emerging leadership qualities.

What you need-

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor's degree (Industrial Design, Product Design,  degree strongly preferred)
  • 4-6+ years related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Device industry experience
  • Human Factors design experience
  • User interface design experience
  • Hands-on experience with Adobe CS, ProE, Solidworks, etc.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 30%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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