UX/UI Designer

Req ID #:  82151

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 Mattawan, MI, US, 49071 Ashland, OH, US, 44805 Spencerville, OH, US, 45887 Saffron Walden, GB, CB10 1XL Tranent, GB, EH33 2NE Horsham, PA, US, 19044 US Charleston, SC, US, 29407 Harlow, GB, CM19 5TR Raleigh, NC, US, 27610

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

Job Summary

We are seeking experienced UX/UI Designers for our Digital Team. This is a remote position with a preference that the candidate be located anywhere within the U.S, Canada or the U.K.  

UX/UI Designers are responsible for a set of activities including conducting initial user research, driving a solution vision based on business and user insights, designing desirable and intuitive multi-channel experiences, developing wireframes and visual designs, and iteratively validating solutions with users. Individual designers may not possess all skills but should demonstrate deep expertise in 2 or more areas.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
•    Advocate for user-centered design solutions
•    Conduct user research to discover insights, define user personas, and map user journeys
•    Create distinctive, branded digital experiences that are desirable and consistent across multiple platforms, devices and channels
•    Develop new product concepts, storyboards, detailed interaction designs and screen flows, and prototypes to clearly articulate solutions
•    Creates compelling visual designs that align to company and product brand standards
•    Conduct concept and usability testing to iteratively validate and improve design solutions
•    Actively collaborate as part of an agile team to ensure designs are feasible and implemented accurately
•    Track user experience metrics and reports on the success of UX improvements, including analytics
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

The following are minimum requirements related to the UX/UI Designers:
•    Bachelor’s degree  in Computer Design, MIS, or Engineering preferred
•    Hands-on experience designing consumer applications for desktop, web, and mobile.
•    Proven experience working in design teams in an Agile product development setting.
•    Able to plan, conduct, and synthesize user research and usability testing.
•    Skilled at creating interaction design solutions for desktop, web and mobile applications.
•    Strong visual design skills, able to create compelling, branded, high-fidelity product screens.
•    Familiar working with design systems that consistently scale across platforms.
•    Life Sciences industry knowledge and enthusiasm is a plus.

About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


For more information, please visit www.criver.com.



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