Principal User Experience (UX) Designer

Software Guidance & Assistance
September 18, 2022
Santa Clara, CA
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Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Principal User Experience (UX) Designer for a long-term CON TRACT assignment with one of our premier Pharmaceutical clients in Santa Clara , CA.

This position will work closely with product managers, engineers, and other UX designers from initial concept and strategy through the execution of interaction and visual design.

As part of the User Experience Team you will work on cross-functional project teams to further establish and constantly improve user-centered design approaches in an agile software development environment.

On a project and portfolio level, you will execute all UX activities, from understanding user needs through translating them into appealing and easy to use product designs as well as evaluate your designs with end users. As a Principal User Experience Designer you will ensure harmonized and consistent design concepts and interaction patterns across our products. You will tackle complex design challenges through creativity, curiosity, passion, integrity, and courage while balancing business and user needs.

This position requires a proven track record of design work and successfully applied user-centered design / co-creation methods demonstrating both the ability and desire to think in big-picture and overarching system workflows as well as nailing the details of compelling product designs. We're looking for someone who can inspire the product team with their designs and clearly communicate their UX vision. Healthcare experience is strongly desired.

Key Responsibilities Include

Create, develop, evaluate, and define design concepts and translate them into compelling detailed visual designs for new products, new features, as well as improvements to existing ones.
Work with customer representatives, product managers, other UX designers, and engineers to guide cross functional project teams through all stages of UX design including active engagement with and collection of objective user feedback through appropriate methods.
Advocate for user needs and translate them into best in class designs while balancing them with business needs.
Deliver consistent look and feel and interaction patterns both within a product family and across the overall product portfolio.
Live and promote UX design best practices in an agile software development organization while striving for both visionary big picture design concept as well as implementation level guidance. This includes incorporating user feedback efficiently working in a fast-paced environment.
Support continuous improvement of UX related business and development processes.
Manage a wide range of cross-functional stakeholders within and beyond the organization.

4+ years of working experience as visual, interaction or user experience designer in multiple projects covering the whole development process; Experience in healthcare or other regulated industry is strongly desired.
High degree of creativity and problem solving from big picture to little details, you move nimbly between strategy and execution.
A positive attitude, open mind, and a desire to collaborate and learn.
Expert in standard UX software such as Sketch, Adobe CS, Figma, and the like.
Deep experience in stakeholder management.
SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at .

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