Stryker Corporation k

Redmond, WA

Apr 30
Job Description

Use your design superpowers for good! Design lifesaving products! We are one of the world's leading medical technology companies and together with our customers are driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in the areas of Medical, Orthopedics, Surgical, Neurotechnology, Spine, and Emergency Care that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

This Senior Interaction Designer role will be with a multi-disciplinary product design and development team working on GUI for embedded software in heart defibrillators and other devices. This is a rewarding opportunity and privilege to design products that truly make a difference in someone’s life.

As an Interaction Designer at Stryker, you’ll be working in a highly collaborative environment in the rigors and discipline of medical device design. Your work will involve defining, designing, and developing user interactions for software and physical devices.

You will be involved in user research, getting to know our users through field observations and advisory group sessions. You will work with a team consisting of various disciplines—marketing, human factors, clinical, software developers, hardware engineers, among others. As a secondary role, you may be involved in industrial design tasks related to physical interaction for devices and equipment.

This position requires proven experience in interaction design of software/apps, physical/hardware products and devices (medical devices, a plus!); a strong knowledge of user-centered processes and experience building products from concept to launch. Qualified candidates will be required to design by balancing user needs, technical feasibility, and business goals to deliver compelling product experiences.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience in Interaction Design, or User Experience Design.

Minimum 5 years professional experience as an IxD, UX or UI designer developing device-related software applications and interfaces.


Ability to verbally and visually present concepts using sketches, diagrams, simulations, etc.

Proficient with interface design and prototyping tools such as Adobe XD, Figma, Axure, Balsamiq, and collaboration tools like JIRA, Confluence, and Office 365.

Strong communication skills and proven effectiveness collaborating in teams.

Experience in design research and user testing methodologies.

Experience with high-tech devices and equipment development.

Knowledge of leading-edge interface technologies such as displays, controls, and I/O.

Experience developing medical devices a big plus.

Background and experience in Industrial Design a big plus.


Design, develop and document user interface design, including screen layout and navigation, user interface functionality, user notifications and alerts, keypad layouts and symbols.

Define interaction design requirements based on high level product requirements.

Generate visual designs and apply brand attributes for elements of an interface system.

Create user interface simulations and prototypes for evaluation, validation, and testing.

Specify sounds, tones and voice prompts that meet product and regulatory requirements.

Support design implementation by the engineering development teams.

Conduct user interface assessments and audits.

Participate in user research, user observations, and contextual interviews.

Conduct competitive analysis of other devices and systems.

Own project plans and schedules for interaction design tasks and activities.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job. 

Must be willing/able to work onsite in our office located in Redmond, WA. No telecommuting. No relocation compensation.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.


Normal, fast paced office environment; flex time, serious time/fun time balance, among smart, dedicated people, focused on our mission to “make healthcare better”.

May also participate in immersive user observations in a lab environment and/or actual field conditions: in hospitals, ride-alongs with EMS teams, and emergency response simulations,

Application Details

Send resume and digital/online portfolio to christopher.alviar@stryker.com. No calls accepted. No solicitations from design firms please.

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

Stryker Corporation

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopedics, Medical, Surgical, Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.