Ui/Ux Designer

Cancer IQ Chicago , IL 60611

Posted 3 months ago

"The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads That sucks."

-Jeff Hammerbacher

Are you obsessed with design? How about saving lives? Yes? Read on.

In the high cost world of oncology, trial and error treatment is still the norm despite enormous advances in genomic medicine. Patients are given one-size-fits-all treatments that lead to poor outcomes.

CancerIQ is building intelligent analytical technologies aimed to optimize cancer risk prediction, prevention, and treatment. We do this by providing care providers with workflow tools built upon informed decision engines and data-driven classification models. Our mission strives to engage and educate patients, and guide them through the complex, convoluted, and intimidating journey of cancer prevention.

How do you fit in?

CancerIQ is looking for creative minds that are hungry for innovation, want to solve problems, create intuitive software, and change the face of healthcare.

As a user-experience (UX) designer you should be able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience for clinicians and patients, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing. Any experience in healthcare is a plus.

Responsibilities

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  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, * process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction * and design ideas *
  • Collaborate with customer success, business, and * engineering to define and implement solutions for the product * direction *
  • Establish and enforce design guidelines, best practices and * standards *
  • Work cross functionally with development, sales and client * strategy to present designs throughout product design lifecycle

Requirements

What are we looking for?

We're looking for someone who loves all things interaction and design, is methodological with research, and is excited to work with customers and make a huge impact on cancer prevention. CancerIQ is a web-based platform, so familiarity with web design, frameworks and libraries, responsive design, as well as mobile web, are important for this role.

  • Bachelors degree; preferably in a UI/UX or relevant design program
  • 3+ years of experience in a UI/UX role working with mobile and web applications
  • Working knowledge of key design and prototyping tools (Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Axure, etc.)
  • Experience creating wireframes, user flows, visual design assets, and interactive prototypes/high fidelity mockups
  • Ability to communicate design ideas cross functionally
  • Familiarity with design sprints and the agile methodology

Anything Non-Technical?

  • Self-motivated learning
  • Strong communications skills such as empathy, listening, and conflict resolution
  • A good sense of humor

Benefits

  • Working with a fun, young team of professionals
  • Health insurance, commuter benefits, other work perks
  • Laid back work environment, conveniently located near the Northwestern medical campus
  • Unlimited free coffee and beer
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