UX / UI Designer

New York City
Job Terms:
W2, Hourly - depends on experience
Start date:
Posted By:
Kimberley Strayer

Job Description:

We are Johnson & Johnson, the most recognized health and personal care company in the world. Founded in 1886, J&J is a Fortune 50 company with nearly 128,000 employees in more than 275 companies across 60 countries. We blend heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity. This is our purpose. This is what sets us apart.

The J&J Design Studio (JJD) works globally across the Company’s business segments: Consumer, Pharma, Medical Device and Corporate. By utilizing the power of design, we optimize the user experience for consumers, employees, healthcare providers and patients.

We are not a traditional design studio. Because we collaborate with our business partners at the inception of new product development, we are able to apply design thinking and craft creative solutions to products being developed.

We are committed to creating an authentic and inclusive environment where you will thrive both personally and professionally.

Candidate Profile

You are focused and enthusiastic – with the analytical understanding that by taking a complicated problem you are able to transform it into a creative force.

Possessing a real passion for software design, you have a talent for evaluating user experiences, identifying opportunities for improvement, and creating concepts through to detailing designs and documenting UI specifications that work flawlessly.

You will contribute to the teams that conduct consumer research, strategy, information architecture, and interaction design to create engaging and responsive web experiences. You create elegant solutions that answer business requirements and the emotional desires of the people who interact with these solutions.

You are a self-starter and an inspiration with fresh ideas and new approaches. You think big and love to push the skill set of team members to bring those new ideas to life. You have a high level of purpose and will only deliver excellence in work quality. You also toggle easily between concept development and superior executions and are considered a talented and creative problem solver.

Primary Responsibilities

  • You are responsible for the effective design and specification for user-flows, prototypes and high-fidelity interfaces and information architecture using iterative design techniques
  • You are a master at UI and applying digital style guides to the work you design
  • You will create and oversee the UX and UI design of responsive websites o Your experience and expertise as a UX/UI designer lend itself to a leadership role with oversight of the output of junior design team member’s work
  • You are comfortable with rapid prototyping to speed concept development and design decisions
  • You understand user needs and business goals to conceptualize and design digital experiences via sketches, sitemaps, user-flows, wireframes, and prototypes
  • You naturally collaborate with external strategic partners and partner with other designers, project managers, business partners, content strategists and software developers
  • You are an advocate of design systems and designing for re-use
  • You are experienced at planning, facilitating, and synthesizing various methods of design research for the improvement of digital solutions


  • Bachelor's Degree in Design or a related field is required; Master’s is preferred
  • 7 - 9 years of UX for digital products, including responsive web design and user feedback best practices
  • Strong knowledge of user experience design processes and methodology, and collaboration with agile development teams
  • Experience and comfort delivering user interface (UI) documentation is required
  • Experience working within and designing for digital design systems and brand guidelines
  • Knowledge of technical limitations and implications of your design recommendations. Experienced in partnering with developers to bring your designs to life
  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Adobe XD and Figma with a willingness to explore new tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet tools, including Web browsers, project management systems, with proficiency in Adobe Suite
  • Delivers excellent design to multiple projects or programs; achieves team targets and individual goals through successful executions of defined objectives
  • Persistent and diligent attention to detail is required o Demonstrated strong visual, written, and verbal communications skills to execute project briefs is required

Please include the link to your online portfolio on your resume and with your application to be considered for the position.

Above all else

  • Friendly, thoughtful and perpetually curious
  • Humble to your core with a sharp emotional intelligence
  • Able to build trust, even when communicating a dissenting point of view

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families, and the communities in which we live and work.

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