Staff UX Designer

Employer
GRAIL, Inc.
Location
Menlo Park, CA
Posted
Oct 28, 2021
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. GRAIL, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). For more information, please visit www.grail.com.

Grail is hiring a senior/staff UX designer who is an excellent team player and enjoys transferring and sharing knowledge across teams. Our ideal candidate has significant experience in developing B2B, enterprise products, internal tools, or lab platforms and cooperating with cross-functional team members to ensure products meet user and business needs.

You Will:
> - Translate complex business processes into intuitive and elegant user and product experiences.
> - Assist in the development and evaluation of personas, user stories, and usability studies. Understand customer needs by driving customer/UX research and usability studies.
> - Create process flows, wireframes, and high-fidelity mocks to effectively communicate design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors.
> - Provide guidance on improving the user experience of our front-end applications through design and performance optimizations
> - Lead cross-team conceptual development and design documentation partnering with PMs, engineers, business teams, and senior executives.
> - Handle multiple projects in an agile, fast-paced environment.

Your Background Should Include:
> - 5+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar. Experience working in B2B, enterprise products, internal tools, or lab platforms.
> - Bachelor's Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
> - Strong UX skills with data-driven analytics capabilities!
> - Ability to influence others to set and achieve goals and deadlines.
> - Ability to prioritize and manage multiple parallel-path projects.
> - Expertise with Figma and proficiency with other design tools!
> - Strong professional written and verbal communication skills.
GRAIL is an Equal Employment Office and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We will reasonably accommodate all individuals with disabilities so that they can participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications, and advice from internal and external experts, GRAIL has made the decision to require all U.S. employees receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.