UI Designer Specialist

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ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Provide a strong portfolio showcasing visual, UX and development experience
  • Bachelors degree preferred and/or 5+ years of equivalent experience in interaction design, HCI, graphic design, front-end development
  • Experience creating process flows, user flows, prototypes, highly detailed wireframes and high fidelity mockups for early stage ideas and complex web (enterprise and mobile preferred) applications
  • Core design skills: information architecture, UX documentation, visual communication and hierarchy
  • Expert-level knowledge of industry-standard design tools like Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Zeplin, Axure, etc
  • Working knowledge of modern web development standards including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, etc.
Skills
  • Experience designing from a UI design pattern library
  • Experience using industry-standard design, prototyping, and user-flow tools such as Axure, Overflow, Sketch, Creative Cloud and Figma
  • Ability to sketch and generate big-picture ideas for early-stage UX work
  • Ability to seek opportunities to solve problems in unusual and innovative ways
  • Working knowledge of web development with familiarity of multi-platform development techniques
  • Ability to effectively communicate with copywriters, designers, and developers
  • Experience working with remote team members in different time zones
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter with strong time management skills and the ability to be self-directed
  • An understanding of what makes an experience good or bad is critical; the ability to think through user problems, translate into reasonable solution designs
  • Ability to handle working on multiple projects at the same time
  • Clear passion and enthusiasm for learning and pursuing expertise
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa statusBenefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know

Responsibilities

You will:What are your typical responsibilities? Among other things, UX Designers will:
  • Participate in user research activities such as user interviews, surveys, and usability studies
  • Translate research insights into product ideas and solutions
  • Design user flows, wireframes and pixel-perfect high fidelity mockups at a high level and build out refined details
  • Prototype concepts for communication with the business, to aid in presentations, development, and usability studies
  • Collaborate with other UX designers and developers to bring mock-ups to life
  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into elegant design decisions based on data, trends, and industry best practices
  • Present, articulate, and sell design ideas and recommendations to management and business stakeholders
  • Contribute to the team by creating exceptional digital experiences and design best practices
  • Be a valued, respected and respectful representative of the Global Marketing team
  • Work in partnership with other team (such as design, social, email) to implement UI patterns that ensure visual consistency across all mediums and formats
  • Work closely with developers to translate UI designs into amazing experiences
  • Document and maintain user interface design specification and templates, including keeping our UI design pattern library up to date


United States-Pennsylvania-Blue Bell
United States-Remote
United States-North Carolina-Raleigh