Senior UX Designer

iSpecimen - Lexington, MA (30+ days ago)

Senior UX Designer


We are a small, but growing company and you’ll have the opportunity to make a big impact on both the company and our customers’ lives. We believe design is just as much about balancing behavior and emotion as it is about utility and ease.


Your ideas come from research you’ve conducted and experiences you’ve had. You’ve turned those ideas into sketches and interactive prototypes, and tested them with end users. You’ve worked closely with product managers to define and research problems, and engineers to help develop and refine the end product. You have experience in all parts of the design process.


You’ll get to work on-site in our Lexington office. You’ll be a key member of a multidisciplinary team that includes product managers, software engineers, bioinformatics and data leads, and others. We’re passionate about helping researchers save lives by making it easier for them to conduct their research.

Your Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years of UX/UI designing digital products
  • A portfolio of products and experiences that you’ve helped launch into the real world
  • Ability to design at both a systems-level, feature-level, and for the end-to-end product experience
  • Ability to clearly articulate design decisions and understand trade-offs
  • Experience leading user research and testing
  • Thoughtful design opinions and a keen eye for visual design
  • Lo-fi & Hi-fi modern prototyping & software skills
  • Have cross platform design experience (web, mobile tablets, email)
  • Skills to manage your projects and coordinate with the team
  • Experience with Marketplace or eCommerce a bonus

What You'll Work On

  • You’ll use human-centered design methods to create and deliver a world-class marketplace experience for our customers, suppliers and operations teams.
  • You’ll design websites and other experiences that help our researchers gain access to specimens and data.
  • You’ll design workflows and applications for our supply partners to help them make their specimens and data available to researchers.
  • You’ll work with our amazingly passionate and dedicated operations team to help our researchers and supply partners.


  • Please make sure to include a link or attach a PDF of your recent portfolio
  • Our team will review your portfolio and application for the position of Senior UX Designer
  • If we like what we see, we'll reach out to you by email to continue the conversation


Headquartered in Lexington, MA, iSpecimen is the marketplace for human biospecimen collections, providing researchers with the specimens they need from the patients they want. The privately held company has developed the iSpecimen Marketplace, an online platform connecting healthcare organizations that have access to patients and specimens with the scientists who need them.


iSpecimen offers a generous suite of comprehensive benefits. These include, but are not limited to: 10 paid holidays per year; unlimited paid time off for vacation, sick, or personal use; medical/dental/vision insurance and health savings accounts; 401(K) retirement plan.

Job Type: Full-time


  • User Experience Design: 5 years (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)