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Bayer User Experience Designer in Des Moines, Iowa

User Experience Designer

Bayer works with extraordinary people to develop new health solutions in the digital world. Integrated Care is organization within Bayer's Pharmaceutical Division that is essential to build a more sustainable health care future and support individuals to live longer, happier and healthier lives.

Integrated Care can transform complex healthcare challenges into human-centric solutions and businesses through innovation, creating new revenue streams globally. The venture design team is comprised of senior multidisciplinary experts collaborating through a venture design process in defining the healthcare problem space, uncovering unmet human needs and creating DTx solutions that are desirable, feasible and viable. As a team member and an individual contributor, you will be part of the venture design team to ensure successful delivery of investable concepts to Bayer’s executive management committee for approval, incubation and market launch.


The primary responsibilities of this role, User Experience Designer, are to:

  • Responsible for working in partnership with the Venture Design team (including product owners, strategic designer, applied behavioral designer, research designer) to design simple, intuitive solutions to complex user problems;

  • Build sacrificial concepts & prototypes to aid the research efforts as-well-as design detailed UX/UI in multiple cycles of an iterative design development process;

  • Participate in research activities throughout the product design end-to-end journey and demonstrate ability to leverage findings to further improve the product experience;

  • Translate insights from qualitative and quantitative research results into product ideas, experience requirements and solutions;

  • Design user flows, wireframes and high-fidelity mockups and build out refined details;

  • Demonstrate elegant mobile user interface design with strong knowledge of mobile design patterns;

  • Utilize whiteboards, wireframes, prototypes, and/or style guides to effectively communicate your interaction ideas;

  • Present and defend your design decisions based on the overall product roadmap as well as your own design thinking and fundamental principles;

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional product team ensuring that you're finding the sweet spot at the intersection of business objectives, user experience, and tech/data feasibility;

  • Give and solicit feedback from designers and cross-functional partners;

  • Represent the voice of the user(s) in business and product conversations and decisions;

  • Cross-functional partnership with behavior science and data science at Bayer.

Residence based throughout pandemic and may be available post pandemic.

Prefer residence in the Northeast US. (New York City or New Jersey is ideal)

May be open to residence based in EST or CST of the US.

Domestic relocation may be available for this role.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;

  • 5+ years of digital design experience from end-to-end product design, applying user-centered design processes;

  • Experience participating and leveraging user research and usability test findings;

  • Strong knowledge of best-in-class design patterns;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Lo-fidelity and hi-fidelity prototyping skills;

  • Strong collaborator with product, data science and engineering;

  • Cross-platform design experience (web, Android, iOS);

  • Proficiency in Figma, Sketch and InVision, as well as other design and prototyping tools;

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment;

  • Comfortable with working in a healthcare environment, for example consulting with healthcare professionals and clinical research teams as part of a product design and development process;

  • Comfortable with working in a newly established function and team readily adaptable to changing strategic and organizational requirements;

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills;

  • Strong project management skills;

  • Entrepreneurial work ethic, pragmatic, goal-oriented and with a can-do attitude.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in creating user experiences in digital healthcare space;

  • Experience in working closely with behavior science and data science;

  • Experience in either a highly effective corporate innovation team or being part of a startup business;

  • Understands the unique commercial and regulatory considerations relevant to launching digital products in healthcare.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice.

Application Period: Please define Reference Code: 292201

Division: Pharmaceuticals Location: United States : New Jersey : Residence Based || United States : New York : Residence Based || United States : Residence Based : Residence Based

Functional Area: General Management & Business Consulting Position Grade: VS 1.2

Employment Type: Regular Work Time: Please define

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