Career Opportunities

Want to be the newest member of the HSD team?

At HS Design (HSD), we are always looking for talented individuals that emulate the same attention to details as we do when working in the areas of Medical, Consumer Medical and Life Science products.

HSD is a close-knit team of designers and engineers passionate about solving complex problems for first of kind technology. For 40 years, HSD has been providing a wide range of services including Human Factors Usability Research, Industrial Design, User Interface Design, Mechanical, Electrical and Software Engineering. Our customers span names like Medtronic, GE Healthcare, Pfizer, and Phillips; as well as early to late stage medtech startups. We value a collaborative work environment.

HSD is based in Gladstone, NJ.

Graphic / User Interface (UI/UX) Designer

Our ideal candidate has 2-4 years experience in medical or technical is self-driven, collaborative, a great communicator and has hands-on experience in ux design and user interface design; familiar with activities such as site mapping, concept generation, wireframing, prototyping, user personas/profiles, and user research.  In addition, the ideal candidate thrives in a work environment where there is constant cross-collaboration between strategy, design, and engineering.

  • Familiar with best practices in user experience and user interface design; interested in learning new tools, methods, or software
  • Strong communication skills, both in multidisciplinary team collaboration and client presentations
  • Involvement in end user research to explore, uncover and analyze end user requirements during user interviews, usability testing, etc.
  • Must be able to work a full-time at our office in Gladstone, NJ
  • Examples of work via a portfolio is required for qualification
Qualifications
  • Must have either a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Sciences, Communication Design, or related/relevant discipline
  • Must be proficient in Adobe CC – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Must be proficient in rapid prototyping tools such as InVision, Principle, or Keynote
  • Must be proficient in workflow development and experience with diagraming software such as Omnigraffle is a plus
  • Must be able to present, animate, or effectively communicate attractive UX concepts, of both low and high fidelity
  • Must demonstrate a strong understanding in how to develop and present interface workflows internally and to external software teams
  • Must be capable of rapid prototyping
  • Comfortable presenting work to clients
  • Background in usability testing or user research is a bonus
  • Visual design skills are desired
  • Must be US Citizen to apply

Send a PDF Resume and link to portfolio via email to: jobs@hs-design.com

Perks
  • We value work/life balance
  • A casual and fun work environment
  • Opportunity to gain experience in new product/technology design and development
  • Opportunity to work with industry leaders in medical, life science, and consumer health

Human Factors Engineer / User Research

At HS Design, a human factors team member assists in the design of products, services, virtual environments which optimize human well-being, overall system performance by applying human factors theory, principles and data regarding the relationship between humans and respective technology. A HF/ Research team member works collaboratively on a multi-disciplinary team including other HF professionals, designers, engineers, clinical providers and regulatory professionals. Our unique team based approach assures optimization of our award-winning product design with global perspectives.

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Candidate Background
  • Minimum degree is BS in Engineering, Human Factors Engineering / Ergonomics, Usability Engineering, Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Industrial Design, Engineering Psychology or equivalent technical degree or work experience
  • 2-5 years of professional experience
  • Demonstrated track record of success analyzing user needs via contextual research, usability testing, and other validation methods
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • An opportunity exists for hiring at all levels

Send a PDF Resume via email to:jobs@hs-design.com

Desired Skills
  • Proven ability to focus on the user’s needs and to translate those needs into design recommendations
  • Expert knowledge of interaction design/user-centered design principles
  • Expert in planning all aspects of and executing on rapid user testing methods and to quickly turn-around data-driven recommendations (including in-person and remote usability testing)
  • Ability to organize, run, and report on customer site visits
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on complex projects
  • Ability to deliver high quality work on tight schedules
Responsibilities
  • The HF team member assists in conducting contextual inquiry, user needs analysis, task flow analysis, rapid usability testing, formative testing, and use error analysis in an FDA-regulated industry for current and next-generation hardware products and software.
  • The individual in this position will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional team to deliver products with best-in class user experience.
  • Deliver task analysis, user error analysis, develop success criteria, analyze results, and provide data-based design recommendations
  • Collaborate closely with interface designers, engineers, and the marketing team to define detailed designs that meet customer needs
  • Plan and execute frequent, lightweight usability testing, analyze data, document results, and present recommendations to product teams following
  • If required for the product, facilitate and complete use error analyses, user interface specifications, and various FDA-specified documents that are part of the Usability Engineering File
  • Use proven HFE methodologies and tools to improve the overall usability of our products and to ensure safe and reliable user experiences
  • Work collaboratively with key internal personnel and customers to understand and support product design goals for existing and new products

Business Development Manager

HSD is seeking a Senior Business Development Manager to take a leadership role in developing design and engineering opportunities with potential new clients in the medical, life sciences, consumer medical and government sectors. The successful individual must have a proven track record of developing and winning design, engineering, and product development opportunities with Fortune 500 Companies as well as highly funded start-ups. The ideal person for this position will be a strategic thinker, an excellent communicator, independently goal motivated and have knowledge of the product development process.

Job Responsibilities
  • Identify business development opportunities from new clients
  • Meet with potential clients, including travel as necessary.
  • Develop marketing materials for submittal to potential new clients.
  • Develop strategy for opportunities and review with senior managers.
  • Develop and lead proposal efforts.
  • Develop and lead interviews.
  • Coordinate pricing requirements with senior managers
  • Identifying partners to comply with opportunity requirements.

Send a PDF Resume via email to: jobs@hs-design.com

Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor Degree in design or engineering or MBA or equivalent
  • Understand technology and medical development landscape
  • 10+ years of business development experience
  • Must have a passion for winning new work.
  • Microsoft Word, and Power Point experience is required.
  • Must be creative in presenting proposal and interview responses.
  • Strong organizational skills are a necessity.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be available to travel
  • Must be willing to make “cold calls” on potential clients.

No phone calls or walk-ins please. Local candidates preferred.