Job: Senior User Interface Designer

25 Aug 2006 - 2:21pm
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Hamilton, Heather


St. Jude Medical, Inc.


Sylmar, CA (25 miles north of Los Angeles)

Position title:

Senior User Interface Designer

Job description:

Here is an opportunity for the motivated and creative thinker to design
novel user interaction

concepts for a suite of sophisticated and lifesaving medical products.
You will be asked to

design solutions that utilize advanced technologies across multiple
platforms, such as wireless

handhelds and touch screen tablets. You will also participate in
early-stage product research,

and will have the opportunity to work in clinical environments and
interact with leading

surgeons, nurses and scientists.

Summary of responsibilities:

* Develop clinically oriented end-to-end interaction design solutions

* Work collaboratively with user researchers to develop innovative
medical products

* Define user needs and goals and anticipate challenges using
appropriate investigative

quantitative and qualitative research methods

* Develop user models, interaction architectures, frameworks, and
high-level prototypes

* Create visual design presentations that communicate product

* Design hardware control panels, screen layouts, icons, typography and
interface elements

* Produce comprehensive design specifications, use scenarios, and
concept storyboards

* Communicate, advocate, and evangelize design solutions

* Participate in multiple projects simultaneously across extensive
product lifecycles


* BS or MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Human
Factors, Interaction

Design, Information Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design or
related field

* A minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience designing complex software
tools for medical,

business or consumer products

* Excellent conceptual design and detailed design skills across a wide
range of

applicable contexts

* Knowledge and experience with applying user-centered design

* Ability to work across disciplines with user experience team members,

professionals, and marketing

* Ability to effectively persuade, explain, negotiate, and monitor
design solutions

* Possess proficiency with prototyping & design tools, such as Adobe
Photoshop and

Illustrator, InDesign, and Flash

* (Required) A design portfolio that demonstrates the following:

- strong and creative problem solving skills

- the ability to generate solid design and user interface solutions

- an illustration of design and creative processes

Knowledge of or experience with any of the following is a plus:

* Experience working with software development teams in an FDA regulated

* Experience designing for different mediums e.g. handheld devices and
touch screen


About the company:

Dynamic. Innovative. Devoted to uncompromising quality and customer
satisfaction. These are

the characteristics that make St. Jude Medical an international leader
in devices to treat

cardiac arrhythmias and the reasons why our company is the place to be
if you want a career

in this exciting sector of the medical device industry. Our technologies
include defibrillators,

pacemakers, and sensors, as well as all of the software systems and
hardware platforms that

are used by physicians and clinicians to interface with implantable
devices. St. Jude Medical

is a Fortune 500 company, and for two years running has been featured in
the BusinessWeek

50 list of top-performing companies.

How to apply:

For immediate consideration email your resume to Marshall Van Wormer at
mvanwormer at

Please include "Human Factors" and your name in the subject line.

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