User Experience Designer (UX)


Remote in Canada
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Remote in Canada | Design | Intermediate

We are seeking a creative, analytical User Experience Designer to design infectious disease risk intelligence products and supporting tools. This role is a rare opportunity to apply your design craft and thinking to the development of socially meaningful, innovative technologies in global health. 

What you will do in more detail:  


– Own user experience design projects for web-based products that generate and distribute critical analytical insights on the global spread of infectious disease 

– Participate in the full spectrum of user-centred design activities, including: exploratory research and framing, interaction and user interface design (wireframes, mockups, prototypes), evaluation (user testing, heuristic evaluations), and final production (design specifications and requirements, asset creation) 

– Design and produce scientific data visualizations that reveal patterns or communicate analyses 

– Work closely with the technology team (software developers, data engineers) and our subject matter experts (mathematical modellers, epidemiologists, clinicians, ecologists) to co-create within constraints and see designs through to implementation 

– Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to identify and communicate design priorities, champion the user, and promote high design standards 

– Be a key player in a closely-knit and dedicated design team 


What you bring to BlueDot: 


– A passion for applying their design talents to creating solutions for important social problems 

– At least 5 years of experience designing web-based applications 

– Background in interaction design, graphic design, computer science, information science, human factors engineering, or related fields 

– An appetite for solving complex workflow problems (involving data input, management, analytics, and visualization) in elegant ways 

– A strong understanding and application of user-centred design and data visualization principles (you know your Norman and Tufte!) 

– Strong visual skills and sensibility that fuses beauty with usability 

– Proficiency with vector-based interface authoring tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, etc.) and interaction prototyping tools (e.g., Framer, Principle, etc.) 


Ideally, you also have: 


– Experience designing, conducting and interpreting user research studies 


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