Principal UX Designer (remote)

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 53436 
Title: Principal UX Designer (remote) 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL 









*This position is based in Naples, FL. Remote available for the right candidate*


Arthrex is a global medical device company and leader in research, new product development and medical education in orthopedics. With a corporate mission of Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™, Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and develops more than 1,000 innovative products and procedures each year that support all aspects of orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for an Principle UX Designer. Come join our growing and talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Main Objective:  

As a Principal UX Designer, you will help shape and execute the vision of Arthrex’s software ecosystem. The Principal UX Designer will lead and establish design principles for an in-house design team and work closely with key stakeholders and development to deliver innovative solutions that provide value for our customers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a variety of initiatives across an entire Arthrex ecosystem program.
  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a group of UX Designers; lead creative and holistic thinking across Arthrex's software ecosystem.
  • UX designer management duties includes:
    • Recruits and hires new designers.
    • Trains designers to improve both hard and soft skillset.
    • Sets annual goals and objectives.
    • Fosters designer growth, career development and provides performance reviews appraisals.
  • Effectively communicate with product teams and key stakeholders to ensure a holistic product vision is realized and delivered to end-customers.
  • Understands customer needs and key business drivers and develops solutions that effectively address both.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, comprehensive and well-informed.
  • Use business requirements, market research and customer feedback to assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements for medical experiences.
  • Develop and maintain design systems, experience principles, patterns, and new standards in execution and operational excellence.
  • Lead design workshops and give presentations to lead the design vision, align design principles, demonstrate features, flows, and prototypes.
  • Evangelizes and advances Arthrex’s understanding and adoption of user experience best practices, tools and documentation.




Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Centered Design, or similar required
  • 10 + years’ experience in interaction design required
  • 3 + years’ experience working in the medical industry required
  • 3 + years of experience as a lead/senior designer required
  • Experience managing multiple projects and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines required
  • Experience working in an Agile environment required
  • Experience designing products for global markets a plus


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Ability to lead and influence other designers, researchers, and developers.
  • Self-driven and independent leader.
  • Strong design thinking, human-centered design skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of human factors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of systems design.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Work effectively within and across teams, with multiple personality types and cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Sketch, Principle, and Invision.





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

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