Senior Product Designer

Research & Development

United States - CA, San Francisco

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About our Company:

Medidata: Powering Smarter Treatments and Healthier People

Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of people. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 2,000+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Known for its groundbreaking technological innovations, Medidata has supported more than 30,000 clinical trials and 9 million study participants. Medidata is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.comand follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, and X.

About the Team:

Medidata’s Product Organization is staffed with a passionate team of product experts, tackling the industry’s most difficult technical challenges in order to push the boundaries of possibility for our clients and most importantly, for patients. Together we can deliver meaningful advanced digital transformation to the industry in order to achieve our vision.  

Medidata is looking for a Senior Product Designer to create first-in-class user experiences for clinical and commercial-grade applications for Life Science & Biotech industries. The Senior Product Designer will report to the Senior Manager, Product Design and will interact with designers, engineering, operations and product management to conduct discovery, design detailed workflows and experiences, deliver visual mockups and prototypes, and assist in user validation. This position requires a designer that has experience designing user interactions consistent with brand and visual guidelines, and within a shared design system.


The ideal candidate must have experience leading design within a specific product or product area. This includes seeing projects from discovery through hand-off and production. You will be responsible for:

  • Adopting a user-centered approach to design
  • Staying current on best practices, trends and patterns for consumer and enterprise applications
  • Assisting in validating product ideas on actual users and customers by participating in discovery workshops and creating design prototypes
  • Translating research and testing findings into actionable requirements
  • Thriving in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, agile environment
  • Working closely with product management, designers, engineers, and data scientists to deliver first-class user interfaces

Must Haves:

  • Fundamental understanding of UX design and research methods
  • Ability to create personas, user journey maps, service blueprints, etc. based on user research
  • Ability to interpret business and functional requirements from a human-centered as opposed to feature-centered perspective 
  • Excellent collaborator with other designers, product managers, engineers, and stakeholders
  • Experience using and contributing to design systems
  • Experience building usable, accessible, responsive, and modular designs
  • Experience with designing, running, and analyzing usability tests and design experiments
  • Proficiency with standard design and prototyping tools (Figma, Sketch, InVision, Axure, etc.) 
  • Strong understanding of continuous discovery and involving customers in the design process


  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a high-tech UX team in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Human Factors, User Experience Design, HCI, Information Science, or related discipline 
  • Must include a web-based portfolio of past User Experience Design project

Nice to have 

  • Experience working with large-scale, complex design systems
  • Familiarity with big data and dashboard design
  • Experience working with international or multilingual products and users
  • Experience with emerging technologies, such Gen AI or machine learning, and their potential impacts on product design

As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location.

The salary range for positions that will be physically based in the NYC Metro Area is $114,750-153,000. 

The salary range for positions that will be physically based in the California Bay Area is $121,500-162,000.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work.  Most sales positions are eligible for a commission on the terms of applicable plan documents, and many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses.  Medidata believes that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and provides best-in-class benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance; 401(k) matching; unlimited paid time off (subject to management discretion); and 10 paid holidays per year.

Note: Please be on the lookout for job scams. Medidata recruiters will never ask applicants for monetary compensation, credit card, or banking details.

Equal Employment Opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Medidata are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Medidata is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Medidata will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.




As a game-changer in sustainable technology and innovation, Medidata, Dassault Systèmes company, is striving to build more inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. We believe that our people are our number one asset and we want all employees to feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work every day. It is our goal that our people feel a sense of pride and a passion for belonging. As a company leading change, it’s our responsibility to foster opportunities for all people to participate in a harmonized Workforce of the Future.