UX Design Lead

Jul 30, 2021

Job Description

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives.

As a UX Design Lead you will be responsible for delivering Design thinking and UX/UI Services for Novartis. Leading design thinking workshops and implementing methodologies throughout data analytics functions, the ideal candidate will have a background in UX research, insights and design with strong stakeholder management experience. A facilitator and strong story teller, you will have experience in UX from the initial new product scoping stage through to design and delivery. Working across all levels of the organization including senior leadership, you will help define roadmaps for cross divisional solutions and play an essential part in our digital transformation.

*** Please note: Portfolio required with application.

• Experience building, implementing, maintaining, and governing design systems and guidelines
• Develop and manage Design Thinking workshops
• Mentor and lead junior and mid-level designers.
• Drive and facilitate planning process to provide focus and alignment on programs
• Collaborate with leadership and execution teams to help define the overall platform design and delivery
• Advocate and always have the point of view of the customer
• Implement best practice of User Experience in all applications
• Enhancing customer satisfaction and loyalty by improving the usability, engagement, ease of use, and delight provided in the interaction between our customers and digital platforms.
• Gather, refine, and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers/development team
• Design workflows/sitemaps, wireframes, interfaces, design mockups, and interactions for a global audience across platforms (web, mobile, and desktop)
• Clearly and concisely articulate design principles, prototypes, and presentations to influence stakeholders and peers
• Experience designing large-scale systems and application
• Strong capacity for leading change, dealing with ambiguity, and proactively recommending creative solutions versus waiting for direction from others

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

• 8-10 years’ of professional experience with at least four years’ of UX design experience with an exposure in designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
• Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, Axure, Invision, Creative Cloud, XD
• Has performed UX design role across multiple domains.
• Ability to do user research, ideate, create productive asset, run design workshop
• Has a recognized portfolio of assets
• Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, AdobeXD
• Good understanding on HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.
• Ability to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences
• Experience on user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
• Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
• Ability to work effectively in synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.

Why consider Novartis?

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
Barcelona Gran Vía
Information Technology
Full Time
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