6000! That's the number of associates in the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients.
The UX Research and Design group in NIBR Informatics (NX) is driven to maximize the impact and value of NIBR software and data. We deliver powerful, functional, beautiful, and integrated software solutions that create a frictionless user experience. Our organization is committed to excellence in product and data management to further Novartis drug discovery.
This opportunity is located at the Cambridge, MA site, and will not have the ability to be located remotely.
What you will be responsible for?
As a Senior UX Designer you will apply user-experience research and design methodologies to catalyze scientific software products instrumental to drug discovery at NIBR. Working in collaboration with cross-functional matrix teams, you will partner with product managers, user researchers, business analysts, and developers to oversee the user experience of software solutions through discovery, design, development, and delivery.
You will synthesize user research, business analytics, and product roadmap into user personas and user journeys to guide your design strategy. You will develop sketches, wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and clickable prototypes and iteratively refine solutions as designs are implemented to deliver consistent, creative, and feasible solutions.
In this role, you will lead cross-functional teams through design thinking and other frameworks to achieve innovative outcomes. You will provide advocacy for human centered design, and coach and develop others (including senior leaders) through delivery of solutions utilizing Human Centered Design principles and Design Thinking techniques.
* Synthesize user research in to design strategy * Create and iteratively refine design solutions * Measure product success and value delivery * Assist product development with quality-assurance efforts * Participate in visioning of product as it relates to user experience design * Lead associates through strategic transformational frameworks in pursuit of discovery and innovation * Contribute to building design resources (e.g., design system) * Keep up with and incorporate evolving landscape of design tools, technologies, and industry standards * Ensure adherence to Novartis global Information Security and Quality standards and policies for all products/services. * If applicable, ensure Regulatory Compliance (e.g., GLP & GCP) standards and policies for GxP products/services.