User Experience (UX) Designer - MATLAB

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Would you like to join a User Experience team that is constantly solving new and exciting design problems in the MATLAB desktop area. Join our cross-functional team and steer projects through the full design process, from early ideas and sketches, to wireframes and prototypes, and into implementation until your pixel-perfect designs “go live” to delight our users across the globe. 

We’re dedicated to crafting clear and effective designs for technical software products that improve the world. You may be right for this role if you: 

  • Love working on complex problems and workflows 
  • Can work efficiently on your own but love to collaborate 
  • Enjoy driving the full range of design activities from concepting through final visual design 

Our user experience team has over 100 passionate user experience professionals with experience in user research, usability testing and design.  As strategic business partners, we work closely with our product teams and contribute throughout the product development life cycle to develop new products, features, and enhance legacy products.   

Learn more about our UX team 

Responsibilities

As a UX Designer, you will collaborate with members of a cross-functional development team to improve the user experience for MathWorks products and applications. You will follow a user-centered design approach and work collaboratively to research, design, and validate innovative solutions to complex problems. 

  • Collaborate with development and marketing teams to design delightful appropriate and consistent solutions for MATLAB and Desktop UIs 
  • Work with cross-functional teams to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet user needs and project partner's vision 
  • Produce design ideas and collaborate with teams to choose which ideas should move forward into detailed design and eventually production, based on usability testing, standard methodologies, and technical input 
  • Help promote standard methodologies in design, usability, and accessibility within the design and engineering teams and across the company 
  • Research and showcase industry trends and the latest technologies across mobile, desktop, and Web 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree, or equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • STEM Degree (e.g., Information Design, Data Modeling, Computer Graphics, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, CAD Design, Architecture, Human Computer Interaction, or other relevant degree) 
  • Portfolio available for viewing, demonstrating a history in software/Web design  
  • Proficiency with relevant design tools (e.g., Figma, Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch) 
  • Ability to grasp technical concepts quickly and translate those to UI representations 
  • Experience communicating sophisticated interaction design ideas with clarity and persuasion 
  • Desktop and Web application design experience 
  • Responsive and accessible design experience is a plus 
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Why MathWorks?

It's the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It's the opportunity to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and learning in engineering and science. And it’s a commitment to doing the right thing—for each individual, our customers, and the local community. We cultivate an enjoyable, participatory, and rational environment that champions individual growth, appreciates diversity, encourages initiative, values collaboration, shares success, and rewards excellence.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs more than 5,000 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, USA. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

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