Philips Senior UX Designer in Foster City, California
Senior Digital Visual Designer
As a Senior Digital Visual Designer, you will be part of an international design team and play an important role in defining the design of Philips’ digital presence in Healthcare. You create design concepts for software applications and new innovations, which you passionately present to stakeholders. You are responsible for translating concepts into world-class design solutions, considering the possibilities and constraints of technology. You create design specifications and safeguard your designs until launch. You work in close co-operation with the members of the design team according to the briefing, creative direction and timelines. You step in to develop flows and wireframes if the need arises.
In this team you will conduct the following activities:
Translating interaction concepts into visual designs for various screen based platforms (e.g. websites, mobile devices, touch screen panels, etc.)
Creating, specifying and applying harmonized visual styles that can be used across multiple applications and target users
Being a sparring partner for the Interaction Designer, Art Director and part of multi-disciplinary teams (which may also include marketing, developers, engineers, usability experts, application experts)
Understanding and working with technical constraints of UI/display platforms to get the most out of them
The User Experience Design team is part of Philips Design and aims to set direction and support Philips on all aspects of product/service development. We seek to build the best brand experiences throughout the entire user experience and focus specifically on all digital aspects.
Established in 1925, Philips Design is one of the longest-established design organizations in the world. It has studios across the globe – in Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Andover, Cambridge, Haifa, Foster City, Seattle, Hong Kong, Bangalore, Shanghai, and Singapore – and a creative force of some 500 professionals. In addition to more conventional design-related skills, the team includes disciplines as diverse as psychology, cultural sociology, anthropology, and trend research. We strive to understand people’s latent “needs” as well as their “wants,” and then to identify differentiated and unique propositions. The quality of Philips Design’s creative work is reflected in the many design awards received every year for concepts and solution in the lifestyle, lighting, and healthcare sectors.
We are looking for
Someone who has been working as a Digital Visual Designer for at least 5 years
Experience within software development is a prerequisite, clinical software is a benefit
Ability to translate flows into final pixel perfect screens with detailed specifications for our developers
Exceptional design talent with strong attention to detail
Ability to work against existing Philips design guidelines
You are proficient with leading design software like Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch
Knowledge of how digital standards such as HTML4/5, CSS impact design
Good understanding of Interaction Design and User Experience Design with ability to step in to take on Interaction Design work
Being able to make quick low fidelity prototypes is a benefit
Previous experience in the medical industry is a benefit
A team player who wants to do great work
You have bachelor or master level education in Graphical Design, UX, Arts, or other related studies
Good verbal and written skills in English