M*Modal is looking for a talented Visual Designer to join our Pittsburgh Based UX team

7 Feb 2013 - 9:03am
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Anna Abovyan



M*Modal, a fast moving speech technology company in the healthcare industry. Our conversational speech recognition and natural language understanding technologies are widely recognized as the most advanced in the industry. We are the leading innovator in the field of conversational documentation services (CDS) where speech recognition and natural language understanding are combined in a unique setup targeted to truly understand conversational speech and turn it into actionable and meaningful data. Our proprietary speech understanding technology – operating on M*Modal’s computed grid hosted in our national data centers – is redefining the way clinical information is captured in healthcare.

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated and technically excellent Visual Designer to join our User Experience Design team. We are seeking a Designer with a track record of creating polished designs for complex enterprise software in a rapidly changing environment.



  • creative, imaginative, friendly and flexible
  • able to produce designs that feel professional and polished
  • obsessed about every pixel
  • able to defend your work, but also welcome constructive criticism
  • known for being a team player who enjoys working with designers and developers
  • self-motivated and able to work effectively with minimal instruction and supervision
  • willing to work to meet goals regardless of hours
  • able to work on multiple products at the same time and quickly switch context
  • interested in the healthcare industry



  • define and maintain a cohesive and consistent cross-platform visual language
  • create polished designs from scratch and based on mockups and prototypes
  • generate detailed design specs for software developers
  • create appealing UI elements (e.g icons, buttons, images...)
  • occasionally create designs for presentations, posters, flyers, etc.
  • drive design thinking and champion the design vision across the organization




  • familiarity with the processes, techniques and methods of UCD
  • solid knowledge of core design principles (typography, hierarchy, color...)
  • ability to visualize powerful ideas in a simple, yet elegant manner
  • proficiency with common design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator)  
  • awareness of platform requirements and constraints (desktop, mobile, web...)
  • strong communication and presentation skills
  • B.S./M.S. degree in a design-related field or at least 2 years of relevant experience



  • have experience with speech technology
  • are familiar with web technologies (HTML, CSS)
  • have experience in a healthcare field



  • our office is located in the heart of Squirrel Hill and surrounded by lots of things to do
  • we have a relaxed dress code, except when customers/visitors are onsite
  • we offer a competitive salary based on experience
  • our top-notch benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term disability, 401K savings plan, holidays, paid-time-off and tuition refund
  • we are an Equal Opportunity Employer


If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your portfolio, resume and cover letter to anna.abovyan@mmodal.com. Please reference the job title, “Visual Designer”, in the subject line.


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