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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is seeking an experienced, multi-disciplinary Experience (UX/UI) Designer to join our team. Focused on delivering product innovation through compelling user experience and creative designs, this role will be part of an exciting new area responsible for developing and delivering rich experiences across Thermo Fisher Scientific’s industry leading digital platform, to help scientists do their work more efficiently and with precision, enabling them to make our world healthier, cleaner and safer.

The ideal candidate is a brilliant problem solver, quick study, self-starter, and excellent communicator with a passion for great design, able to drive programs to completion and possess that rare blend of visual design talent, interaction expertise, persona mapping, and rapid prototyping skills. The candidate will play a key part in determining the future design direction and user experience framework for Thermo Fisher Scientific. We are looking for a visionary designer who is hungry for the challenge of a lifetime and capable of taking software design to the next level. A roll-up your sleeves, hands-on, creative designer; we want a team player who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment that of a start-up style, balanced with the discipline and results driven mindset of a publicly traded Fortune 155 company. The candidate must be comfortable working across the entire UX lifecycle including UX research, UX strategy, UX design (UX/UI/visual) and UX optimization.

From brainstorming to implementation, the Experience (UX/UI) Designer will work cross-functionally with software engineers, product management, brand marketing, QA and R&D design teams. He or she must have a passion for creating design strategy that is simple, elegant, consistent and most important easy to use. Applying critical thinking, the ideal candidate must possess a relentless attention to detail, an eye for aesthetics and design sensibilities for making things even better in the quest to improve the user experience.

  • Ideation, prototyping, marketing strategy, product design/visioning

  • Translate user stories into interactive application wireframes, site maps and designs

  • Develop site navigation systems and content information architecture

  • Create click-thru prototypes using tools such as Axure and Balsamiq or comparable
  • Leverage customer insights programs to develop user interaction design improvements
  • Collaborate with behavior based research programs to create persona models and use cases
  • Develop high fidelity designs inclusive of screen layout, graphics, color & typography etc.
  • Establish global standards to ensure consistency across the digital platform
  • 5+ years of design experience in interactive, mobile or web apps

  • Experience in designing for SaaS based software and/or websites

  • Expert knowledge of Abstract, Sketch, Zeplin and/or design tools)
  • Skilled at rapid prototyping (e.g. Axure or comparable tools)

  • Exceptional digital design skills

  • Experience and understanding of user-centered design principles

  • Deep understanding of understanding and applying brand guidelines including color and typography

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

  • Curious, with a strong sense of initiative, follow-through and ability to deliver results on-time
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple creative projects

  • Knowledge in current design trends and technologies

  • Ability to present and sell
  • Product management experience a plus
  • Science or industry experience a plus
  • Experience working within a global agile methodology a plus Working knowledge of HMTL5, Bootstrap and CSS a plus
Bachelor's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Digital/Graphic Design, Visual Communications or equivalent work experience
*Portfolio Required

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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