Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. The Learning Experience Designer reports to the Strategic Partner and is part of the Learning Shared Services (LSS) Learning Design & Development group. Success in this role depends on the following efforts:
Lead the strategic design process, assuming responsibility for the overall learner experience.
Harmonize user needs with business objectives to solve complex problems through the design of intuitive interfaces and transformative digital experiences
Manage and lead user experience (UX) design across multiple initiatives in a fast paced environment
Gather primary and secondary research regarding user needs, UX best practices, and technology strategies and tactics
Design and deliver wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to test user experience and needs
Develop personas, analyze and translate data on usage
Collaborate with product owners and team members to ensure designs meet the business needs
Conduct and participate in empathy based user research with focused outcomes
Champion principles of usability and user-centered design
Collaborate with other peers in the UX role across the organization on procedures, processes, and best practices
Build client trust and respect, establish client relationships, and develop rapport with clients
Continually seek out opportunities for improvement and how to gain efficiency
Education Minimum Requirement:
Required Experience and Skills:
5+ years of experience as an Experience Designer
2+ years working as a Lead, Principal, or higher level
3 years or more of experience as a UX Designer/lead
Broad knowledge of digital interactions, Web site architecture, user interfaces and navigation on various platforms (Web, mobile, tablet)
A solid understanding of web and mobile design principles and best use of current web and mobile technologies and scalable dynamic user interfaces
Experience with UI design and design thinking principles
Experience with usability analysis such as: end-user interviews
Strong interpersonal skills, as well as excellent communication skills, verbal and written to both technical and non-technical audiences that geographically dispersed (conference calls, webcam, face-to-face)
Ability to work in a collaborative environment on multiple assignments at once
Experience executing work in a fast paced iterative environment such as Agile
Takes initiative to recommend process improvements and demonstrate creative thinking
Preferred Experience and Skills:
2+ years of people management experience.
Pharmaceutical or healthcare industry experience
Experience conducting usability studies. The ideal candidate will be able to create participant screeners, moderator’s guides and final reports and corresponding UX recommendations
Ability to guide / mentor other developers and troubleshoot issues
Possess a continuous learning attitude towards technology and finding new ways to leverage it
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Job: Instructional Design & Development Other Locations: Rahway, NJ, US Employee Status: Regular Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Number of Openings: 1 Shift (if applicable): Hazardous Materials: No Company Trade Name: Merck
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