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Interaction / Information Design Co-Op (Cincinnati OH and Boston MA)

Johnson & Johnson k

Cincinnati, OH

Jan 21
Job Description

Are you passionate about improving healthcare experiences for patients, caregivers and healthcare systems? The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices (JJMDC) Industrial Design and Human Factors (IDHF) organization is seeking exceptionally talented, multi-faceted Interaction / Information Design students to join our global team.

Our IDHF organization is responsible for user-centered aspects of new product development, and partners with cross-functional research and development teams to bring solutions to market. We immerse ourselves in the users’ environment; use the design process to organize complex information in an actionable way; leverage technology, human factors, and creativity to illuminate the possibilities; and test with end users to refine concepts until the best solution is achieved. We are a collaborative team, dedicated to improving patient outcomes by delivering exceptional user experiences to healthcare professionals.

This position can be based at our Cincinnati, OH or Raynham, MA offices and will serve as an integrated team member with the designers at that location.

Key Responsibilities:
-Synthesizing and shaping large amounts of information to drive understanding for internal team members and external partners. Examples include analyzing user research, auditing the competitive landscape, developing presentations for storytelling purposes.
-Performing usability heuristic evaluations, sketching user flows, defining information architecture, and wireframing interfaces.
-Assisting with pixel-perfect screen layouts - establishing hierarchy of elements and refining type/button sizing based on display size, contrast ratio, Human Factors specifications.
-Prototyping micro interactions via a UI prototyping tool and/or After Effects.

Qualifications:
-Enrolled in an accredited college/institution pursuing a bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Interaction Design or Communication Design with an Interaction Design Focus. Only students in their second year of bachelor’s or above with a 3.0 GPA will be considered.
-Students must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship
-Ability to distill information accurately with a strong attention to detail, quality, and process.
-Ability to identify patterns, connections, discrepancies, and narratives not immediately apparent, and format the information into maps or workflows that will guide the overall design process.
-Understanding of user-centered design principles, methodologies, best practices and approaches; particularly as applied to information visualization for static and interactive environments
-Understanding of Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) conventions, and experience in concepting interactive prototypes
-Proficiency using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and current design software (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Interaction Design applications)

To Apply
Submit a portfolio of work (uploaded PDF or link to website) that demonstrates strong organizational, critical-thinking, problem solving, communication, and presentation skills

What We Offer You:
-Collaboration & mentorship with world-class designers working toward the common goal of positively impacting the health of humanity
-Dynamic and respectful work environment where we live by the J&J Credo
-Challenging work that will push you to explore, ask questions, and grow as a designer and a professional
-Experience working for global company
-Opportunity to have direct impact on billions of people
-Competitive compensation

More about Johnson & Johnson
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

With $76.5 billion in 2017 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.

Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies include Acclarent (Ear, Nose, & Throat), Biosense Webster (Arrythmias), Cerenovus (Neurovascular), Depuy Synthes (Orthopaedics), Ethicon (General Surgery), Mentor (Breast Aesthetics), Sterilmed (Sterilization).

To learn more about Design at Johnson & Johnson, visit design.jnj.com

Application Details

To Apply
Submit a portfolio of work (uploaded PDF or link to website) that demonstrates strong organizational, critical-thinking, problem solving, communication, and presentation skills

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Caring for the world, one person at a time, has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 119,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world. The Johnson & Johnson Design team is a diverse and collaborative strategic function, spanning across the enterprise, striving to unleash the power of innovation and design thinking to deliver exceptional user experiences for the doctors, nurses and patients, mothers and fathers and all others who use our products and services.

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