Staff Industrial Designer

Location: Santa Ana, CA Posted: Jul 1

Job Description

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Industrial Design & Human Factors (IDHF) organization is seeking a multi-faceted, exceptionally talented, Staff Industrial Designer who is passionate about improving the quality of people's lives through remarkable user experiences.

This position will reside on the J&J Vision campus in Milpitas, CA or Santa Ana, CA and will report into the Office of the Global Head, IDHF for J&J Medical Devices.

The IDHF organization is responsible for user-centered aspects of new product development for J&J Medical Device businesses: Acclarent, Advanced Sterilization Products, Biosense Webster, DePuySynthes Orthopaedics, Ethicon, Mentor, Sterilmed, and Vision Care. Our team leads contextual research to discover unmet user needs, creates usability specifications and requirements, and iteratively tests with stakeholders throughout a robust formative and summative usability process.

The Staff Industrial Designer will embrace the various roles this position requires consisting of Design Leader, User Centered Research Champion, Classic Industrial Designer and Strategic Partner. He/she will:
--Providing input into the planning and execution of product development programs - making sure there is time and resources for the appropriate design activities.
--Collaborating with internal and external partners to plan and execute user research in real and simulated environments - reviewing and synthesizing data to uncover new opportunities and unmet needs, identify potential use errors and develop solutions to mitigate safety risks.
--Using traditional sketching, digital tools, CAD models, and physical mock-ups to communicate unique ideas and product concepts - sharing ideas with various audiences and leveraging skills of collaboration and influence to drive alignment behind the best solution.
--Deploying design thinking methodologies to help our business partners visualize abstract concepts and leverage IDHF's position in the organization to shape the future of our business.

Qualifications
--A Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design or related design degree is required.
--A minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience is required.
--Regulated industry experience is required, medical device experience is preferred.
--The ability to influence and manage projects within a matrix environment is required.
--Excellent visual communication skills using traditional sketching and digital media (Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, etc or similar) are required.
--Proficiency using CAD tools (Alias, SolidWorks, etc or similar) to create 3D databases that capture design intent and are suitable for downstream applications are required.
--Relevant experience working with multi-disciplinary product development teams and external partners is required.
--Experience with the design and development of physical products and/or capital equipment and systems is preferred.
--Additional skills and hands-on experiences that augment the design process is preferred (e.g., Human Factors Engineering, Cognitive Psychology, Graphic Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, Mechanical Engineering, Clinical Experience)
--This position may require up to 15% travel and will be located in Milpitas, CA or Santa Ana, CA.

For consideration, please submit a PDF, or provide link to web-based, portfolio that demonstrates successful products, an established creative process and proficiency with design and prototyping methodologies.

Application Details

For consideration, please submit a PDF, or provide link to web-based, portfolio that demonstrates successful products, an established creative process and proficiency with design and prototyping methodologies.

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NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

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