UX Designer

Dexcom, Inc. San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

About Dexcom:

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. provides continuous glucose monitoring technology to help patients and their clinicians better manage diabetes. Since our inception, we have focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions for people with diabetes - while empowering our community to take control of diabetes.


Be part of a team of world-class User Experience (UX) Designers who are improving the lives of those living with diabetes. In this role, you'll be responsible for developing the next generation of Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) systems.

As a member of the User Experience Design (UXD) team, you will be creating compelling experiences and promoting the User Experience Design discipline across Dexcom. As a UX Designer you will be engaged in a wide variety of concurrent tactical and strategic activities. You will help to ensure UX is integrated throughout the development process, collaborate with team members, and help establish a new breed of best-in-class CGM products.

We are looking for bright candidates that can help us make data meaningful and actionable for millions of people around the globe.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create breakthrough user-centered UX designs that are usable, safe, meaningful, and actionable for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals

  • Build strong relationships across the organization to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed

  • Conduct and contribute to full range of UX activities without need of direct supervision (workshop facilitation, problem definition, persona creation, journey mapping, use cases, information architecture, task analysis, experience models, flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes, user feedback, metrics, etc)

  • Effectively communicate design intent and trade-offs within multidisciplinary design teams (including, but not limited to, project managers, developers, engineers, user research, human factors, clinical, & regulatory)

  • Collaborate with other UX team members, developers, and content writers to make user experience design decisions for mobile and wearable interfaces

  • Effectively manage time, prioritize tasks, and work within deadlines

  • Heighten Dexcom's overall understanding of user experience design by providing guidance on best practices, trends, and innovations

  • Act as a user experience evangelist within diversely skilled project teams and a catalyst for positive change

Required Qualifications:

  • To be considered for this role, candidates must provide a portfolio that demonstrates exceptional design skills. Please add your online portfolio link to your resume when you apply.

  • Portfolios should include examples of interactive design work with a focus on mobile and wearable products.

  • 2+ years industry work experience in a design and/or UX-related role

  • Experience designing information architectures or diagramming navigation

  • Experience sketching ideas for a new product on a whiteboard or paper

  • Experience using the InVision, Adobe Suite, Sketch, or similar

  • Experience in creating motion graphics a plus, but not required

  • Have participated in a full product cycle, seeing your work through from concept to launch

  • Familiarity with usability heuristics and reviewing products using this methodology

  • Ability to present ideas and concepts to internal stakeholders and customers

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, fluid, fast-paced open office environment

  • Familiarity with methods associated with a user-centered design process

  • Prior work experience with web app, iOS, or Android native platforms

  • Strong English language skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in healthcare or wellness a plus, but not required

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-5 years of related experience.

  • Bachelor Degree in the field of Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Cognitive Science, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), User Experience or Interactive Design (IxD, Psychology, Software Engineering, Design or other applicable area, or equivalent work experience)

Travel Required:

  • Up to 25%

Functional Description: Professional Individual Contributor

Generally focused on the look, feel, operation, user experience and functionality of a commercial website. Creates internal/external company web pages including graphics, animation and functionality. Designs web page layout and online content, user interface graphics, icons, color schemes, content and infrastructure for new product release and new web-hosted product offering. Performs development and maintenance programming for web pages and web applications. Performs web usability testing. Partners with Web Administrator to implement pages or applications into production. Assures web server and site technical performance. Develops, assesses and communicates website usage and security policies and standards. Provides technical assistance to Site Administrators. May assist in the planning of overall company strategy involving Internet usage. May make hardware and/or software purchasing recommendations or decisions regarding web development. May perform overall administration of sites at a company-wide level. Requires knowledge of commercial internet/web tools and protocols.

Functional/Business Knowledge:

  • Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

  • General application of concepts and principles.

  • Demonstrates project management skills and successful track record of completion.

  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.


  • Receives general oversight and guidance on approaches to compete project related tasks.

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems.

  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.


  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Talent Acquisition at talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

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