User Experience Designer at Seven Bridges | Powderkeg

Location: U.S.

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Design

At Seven Bridges we are building the most advanced cloud computing platform for genomics data analysis. Our team and product enable scientists to analyze genomic data faster and more efficiently than ever, so they can focus on making progress in genomics and personalized medicine. Through our collaboration with the largest genomics projects, we connect the world’s biomedical information to enable the most efficient analysis at scale. We are a global company with offices in the US, UK, Serbia and Turkey, with roughly 300 employees and rapidly growing!

**Do you want to help us engineer a healthier tomorrow, together? **

We are looking for a UX Designer to help us deliver the best-in-class experience for our researchers, bioinformaticians, bench scientists and other users of our Seven Bridges Platform.

You are an enthusiastic advocate for the users eager to collect and analyze user research data to drive creating and iterating on designs.

You will collaborate with Product Managers, Program Managers, Engineers, and other Designers to define new features or improve existing ones through methodologies and approaches associated with user experience design and generative research. As the User Experience Designer, you will explore new concepts and stay involved throughout the implementation cycle and work as an user experience architect, providing wireframes, blueprints, flow diagrams, and research direction to the teams to ensure connected, coherent experiences.

The ideal candidate is passionate about user research, brainstorming, ideation, collaboration workshop facilitation, problem-solving, finding and dealing with edge cases. You are customer-focused, utilizing user insights to develop creative and pragmatic solutions.


What you'll be doing:

  • Organizing and conducting user and stakeholder moderated and unmoderated research
  • Collaborate with Principal Product Managers and Solution architects to evaluate user requirements and define product features..
  • Supporting our Principal Customer Insights and Research Partner in building out the user research program
  • Systematizing (aggregating and synthesizing) user feedback obtained from various sources into clear, actionable, data driven insights
  • Present findings and recommendations that drive future design improvements through well-positioned and thoughtful documents and presentations
  • Maintain and improve user personas & Jobs to be done for the organization
  • Create experience maps, service blueprints, system diagrams, and concept sketches to facilitate understanding and to enhance team planning and collaboration
  • Design low and mid-fidelity prototypes that provide solutions for end-to-end user flows and information architecture
  • Plan and lead usability tests, support other designers in generating and leading usability studies.
  • Practice the user-centric design process within an agile, lean environment

Do you have what it takes?

  • Excellent communication skills and a well-articulated design process.
  • Experience with:
  • Preparing and facilitating cross-functional stakeholder workshops to collect different perspectives to drive divergence, convergence, then alignment.
  • Generating customer journey maps and service Blueprints
  • Identifying the right user research method for the intended outcome including:
  • Recruiting participants
  • Building and analyzing surveys
  • Moderated and unmoderated research
  • Card sorts and Tree Tests
  • Usability testing, and training others in best practices associated with usability testing.
  • A/B testing.
  • Quantitative and Qualitative analysis of metrics, aggregation and synthesis
  • In-app metrics gathering and analysis


  • A portfolio with use cases demonstrating UX Design work including skills in ideation, user research, wireframing, prototyping.
  • Experience in conducting user research and interviews to discover user needs and use cases
  • Experience in building and shipping web applications.
  • Experience in designing alongside engineers and product managers
  • Ability to appreciate constructive critique as much as positive feedback
  • Comfortable to with making improvements through an iterative process while being willing to make tradeoffs
  • Strong self-management skills with the ability to work constructively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Responsible, Organized, and Accountable, capable of managing multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities.
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language

What is in Seven Bridges’ DNA?

Our Mission: Seven Bridges will significantly decrease the time, cost and risk to bring new precision medicine products to market by maximizing the productivity of bio pharma/tech research and development organizations in; formulation, productization, identification, success and optimization.

Our Values: These represent who we are and what we stand for. We pride ourselves on being true to our values in everything we do. Building successful partnerships, acting with a sense of urgency, making scientists happy, acting with integrity, treating data with respect, committed to excellence and working together

Our team and culture: With backgrounds in genomics, computer science and computational biology to sales and finance our talented team is passionate about building solutions to the most challenging problems of precision medicine. We believe that teamwork makes the dream work! By acting with empathy, supporting each other and learning from our challenges we exemplify commitment to quality results faster.

Our perks: We offer challenging career opportunities, 401K matching, competitive benefits, unlimited PTO and an environment that recognizes and rewards performance. Uncapped earnings potential, opportunity to join both as a key player in an exciting and high growth potential space, as well as a sales team early on with room for growth and expansion of responsibilities

Enough about us, let’s talk about you!

If you have gotten this far and are looking for the right balance of teamwork, challenge, fun and would like to help push genomics forward please send us your resume and a cover letter. If your qualifications fit the profile we are looking for we will contact you in a timely manner.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    User Experience Designer
  • Company
    Seven Bridges
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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