Job Description

Senior UX Designer

Remote U.S. /

Product /


/ Remote

About the Position

As a Senior UX Designer at Flywheel, you’ll join our busy and growing team to support our best-in-class biomedical research platform. You’ll help to define the overall user experience end-to-end, from conducting research into the problem space through to shaping the innovative design that brings the product to life. You’ll tackle complex, data-heavy customer workflows, transforming them into intuitive, accessible, and easy-to-use interfaces for our customers around the globe.


We’re highly responsive to customer needs and constantly strive to make a positive contribution to the biomedical and life sciences communities we serve. Team members are recognized and rewarded when advocating for customer success and satisfaction over other concerns. We value self-motivated, creative individuals who work well in a collaborative environment constantly generating and sharing new ideas and solutions with the team.

Flywheel has a comprehensive benefits package and encourages a balanced work life and home life.


  • Create detailed UI designs and related design assets for our web application. This includes low to high fidelity visual design mockups, wireframes, prototypes, and supporting design specifications and documentation.
  • Collaborate closely with engineering and product management in an Agile and iterative fashion to ensure your proposed designs meet user needs and are feasible to implement.
  • Undertake user research and testing with our customers/users and respond to their feedback through design iterations.
  • Tell the story of the customer/user and create internal consensus around user outcomes.
  • Be the voice of our customers, ensuring that they are represented appropriately at every step in the design process and that we are elevating their needs and pain points appropriately.
  • Discover, stay current, and recommend effective design tools for collaborative work.
  • Effectively speak to process, design goals, and team vision as a strong representative and advocate for the Design team.

What Would Make You a Great Fit

  • BA/BFA degree in HCI or design related field, with an emphasis on user experience, interaction design, visual design or related field.
  • Experience working on SaaS products in the healthcare space.
  • 5 or more years of experience designing delightful user experiences for data-rich applications.
  • A portfolio showing your processes and deliverables. We are interested in learning how you approach problems and think through them.
  • Experience conducting usability research such as moderated/unmoderated user testing, user interviews, surveys, and other research methods.
  • Demonstrated experience designing user interfaces using responsive design patterns and best practice UX and design.
  • A strong focus on usability and efficiency with a drive to simplify complex problems.
  • Strong information design experience with a solid foundation in UX design heuristics and a user-centered approach to designing software for people.
  • Expert level fluency with modern design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe Suite, Zeplin, InVision etc.
  • Experience contributing to and consuming component-based design.
  • Comfort working in multi-faceted design, product, and engineering teams in an Agile environment.
  • A confident design leader, an excellent communicator, and a cross-functional, cross-organizational team player that can thrive in a dynamic, sometimes ambiguous startup working environment.