Job description

Job Description

Senior UX/UI Designer


Brief Description Of The Role

As a Senior UX/UI designer, you will work alongside the UX Research and Visual Design Teams in an emerging full-service UX group. Your primary responsibility will be to lead the UX design process, while also contributing to the overall user experience strategy with your expertise in UI design. You will collaborate with stakeholders and build strong relationships across teams to ensure design excellence across a variety of projects.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead the design of complex user interfaces and experiences for key products of the company. - Define and promote UX design best practices within the organization and be an SME for the core UX group.
  • Assist with user research and leverage insights for strategic decision-making.
  • Bring your knowledge of visual design principles into the UX design process, occasionally building out UI designs.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, developers, product owners, business analysts, UX researchers, visual designers, and others to ensure a great user experience is delivered.
  • Work closely with developers to ensure seamless implementation of designs.
  • Continuously improve the user experience based on feedback and data.

Expected Hard Skills

  • Expertise in using UX/UI design tools such as Adobe XD or Figma (our main tool).
  • Highly proficient in interaction design, rapid prototyping, low-fidelity prototyping, high-fidelity prototyping, and interactive prototyping.
  • Mastery of design systems and component libraries.
  • Possess strong foundational skills in visual design with the ability to create custom design elements.
  • Strong skills in information architecture and interaction design.

Expected Soft Skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence.
  • Collaborates effectively with cross-functional and multi-national teams.
  • Able to work independently with some level of uncertainty while maintaining a big-picture understanding.
  • Can balance acting with urgency with doing the right thing.
  • Proactive and takes ownership of tasks.

Required Qualifications

  • Proven experience in UX design, typically 5-8 years.
  • An extensive portfolio showcasing at least 3 senior-level UX design work as well as UI/Visual Design.
  • Familiarity with front-end development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
  • Experience with accessibility design principles.
  • At least 1 UX course certificate.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.

Qualifications That Are Welcome But Not Required

  • University degree in UX Design or a related field.
  • Experience incorporating generative AI into the UX workflow.
  • Experience with motion design and micro-interactions.
  • Illustration or animation skills.

Besides a great atmosphere and flexible working environment, we also offer:

Development program (training, workshops, networking events, and other opportunities)

Friendly working environment

Flexible working hours


In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separationpackage, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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U.S. Hybrid Work Model

Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as “remote”.

Under New York State, Colorado State, Washington State, and California State law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education.

Expected Salary Range

$111,400.00 - $175,300.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status



No relocation

VISA Sponsorship


Travel Requirements


Flexible Work Arrangements



Not Indicated

Valid Driving License


Hazardous Material(s)


Required Skills

Creativity, Methodical Approach, Project Management, Requirements Management, Stakeholder Relationship Management, User Experience (UX) Design, User Experience (UX) Research

Preferred Skills

Accessibility Standards, Agile Application Development, Animation, Business Intelligence Implementation, Business Networking, Collaborative Development, Detail-Oriented, Employee Experience, Figma, Finance, Graphic Design, Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), Information Architectures, Interaction Design, Large Group Presentations, Performance Feedback, Rapid Control Prototyping, SME Finance, Software Prototyping, Strategic Thinking, User Interface Architecture, User Research, Visual Management, Workflow Solutions, Working Independently

Requisition ID:R280107

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