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UX UI Designer

Novo Nordisk
Plainsboro, NJ
Start date
Mar 3, 2024

Job Details

About the Department 

Our Commercial Strategy and Marketing group creates and delivers human-centered experiences, where innovation meets customer-centricity, driving the ultimate experience for our patients. Our focus extends beyond transactions to craft experiences as one fully integrated, aligned and connected organization that puts empathy at the center, powered by insight and foresight.


We develop an end-to-end approach to strategy, focusing on every touchpoint that impacts our customers. We leverage data and insights to inform our decision-making processes, ensuring that our strategies are rooted in a deep understanding of customer needs and behaviors. Our 'test and learn’ mindset and approach enables us to iterate rapidly and refine our strategies based on real-world results.


We are building an intentional team culture that is made up of diverse skillsets, united by the shared belief that reinvention and learning is what fuels continuous growth. Do you get excited about exploring the unknown? Does the idea of driving value through human-centered design pull you in? Are you ready to experiment with us? 


The Position

The UX/UI Designer will play a pivotal role in shaping the UX/UI customer experience in support of the upcoming Icodec launch across marketing channels. This position involves developing and implementing strategies to enhance user experience across technology platforms and creating intuitive, user-friendly interfaces based on a deep understanding of customer preferences and behaviors.



Reports to Human Centered Design Lead. Collaborates with cross-functional teams, including marketing brand teams, behavior science, analytics, and technology, to ensure alignment between design and business objectives.


Essential Functions

  • UI/UX Strategy: Develop and implement comprehensive UI/UX strategies aligned with the Icodec brand objectives and goals. Ensure UX/UI strategy integrates insights from the customer journey, segments, and identified opportunities for experience improvement
  • User-Centric Design: Lead the design of user interfaces for various channels and technology platforms, ensuring a seamless and engaging user experience. Leverage user-centered design principles to create visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces. Work closely with the behavioral science team to use customer experience insights to inform design decisions
  • User Experience Enhancement: Utilize insights from behavioral data to understand user behaviors and personalize user experiences based on individual customer preferences. Integrate innovative design approaches to enhance the overall user experience
  • Implementation and Testing: Create design prototypes to visualize and test design concepts as well as understand how different channels and designs flow together across channels. Iterate on designs based on user feedback and performance analytics. Ensure designs comply with accessibility standards
  • Experience Optimization: Ensure that user interfaces align with cognitive and behavioral norms for optimal engagement. Implement continuous improvement initiatives based on user feedback and evolving UX/UI research or trends
  • Documentation: Document design decisions, guidelines, and style libraries for reference. Include information on optimizations and outcomes
  • Partner Management: Work with and advise any external partners to ensure design consistency and best practice adherence


Physical Requirements

20-30% overnight travel required.



  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in UX/UI design or related field preferred
  • 5+ years  of experience, including demonstrated history in UX/UI design, with a strong portfolio showcasing successful projects
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry/life science brand marketing strategy and planning
  • Experience with US life sciences organizations preferred
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation in design strategies and stay ahead of industry trends
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Embodies leadership behaviors, including authenticity, servant leadership, will, empathy, decisiveness, and driving focus and simplicity
  • Proven ability to lead strategic initiatives that enhance user experience through conception to innovative design and execution
  • Strategic Planning, Execution and follow-through skills


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.


Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.


If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit

Our US Research & Development hub, located in the Greater Boston area, brings together the best talent to drive life science innovation. Located in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge, our teams reflect the full scope of R&D, from early research through late-stage clinical development. We are building for the future by creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. By combining the speed and agility of biotech with the quality, resources, and stability of a large pharmaceutical company, our US R&D hub will benefit from the best of both worlds to develop new medicines that meet the needs of patients.


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