About the group/position

We are on the lookout for an enthusiastic mid-body weight Electronic Product Designer to sign up for the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBLEBI) in our mission to build scientific internet products and services that are aesthetically satisfying, practical, usable, and empower our personnel and scientists worldwide to resolve the largest challenges in biology. You will be a part of our World wide web Advancement crew, found on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the Uk.

The Internet Improvement staff includes Person Expertise (UX) Designers and World wide web Developers and operates intently with the Electronic Communications Staff based at EMBL in Heidelberg.

As a Digital Product Designer in our crew you will be doing work on a assortment of tasks in shut collaboration with our designers and builders, as properly as a extensive range of men and women and teams throughout EMBLEBI. Our the latest initiatives include things like redesigning our Coaching web page, building the COVID-19 data portal in response to the present pandemic and shaping the search and sense of our broadly-made use of, chopping-edge scientific expert services, which aid handle some of the world’s most essential problems these kinds of as climate improve and loss of biodiversity.

Your part

You will be making use of your artistic abilities to deliver design and style ideas to everyday living by translating user specifications and early layouts into higher high-quality and superior fidelity mockups for a wide vary of projects and products and services.

Your principal responsibilities will be to:

  • Participate in collaborative structure sessions with our UX Designers, users of the services groups and representative buyers to translate the results of consumer investigation (these kinds of as situations, use circumstances, user stories and consumer journeys) into early styles (these kinds of as sketches and wireframes).
  • Turn early styles into significant high-quality and production-ready mockups to flesh out the data architecture, interaction structure, visible design and unique consumer interface elements of the service.
  • Incorporate and increase our evolving design procedure in your mockups.
  • Lead to structure reviews with different stakeholders (together with users of the services workforce, UX and Style and design colleagues and senior management).
  • Revise your models in response to feedback from colleagues, stakeholders and our people.

This is a exclusive prospect for a gifted mid-bodyweight Electronic Product or service Designer to do the job in close collaboration with expert designers and developers in get to shape the id of our assorted and thrilling scientific companies and contribute to the evolving design method of a leading global organisation.

You have

  • A portfolio which demonstrates fingers-on experience in building electronic items (this might involve coursework as nicely as experienced expertise).
  • Terrific focus to detail and a strong grasp of the basic principles of world wide web structure, this sort of as format, hierarchy, typography, iconography, color principle and aesthetics.
  • Superb visible, verbal and published communication expertise.
  • Expertise in at the very least one structure and prototyping instrument, such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, Photoshop, and so on.
  • Practical experience operating as a member of a dynamic interdisciplinary crew and in collaborating with other designers, developers and non-complex stakeholders in the course of the design and style course of action.
  • Capability to get the job done autonomously when demanded, deal with many assignments and do the job to deadlines.

You may also have

  • A diploma or other qualification in a design discipline or related field knowledge.
  • Working experience acquiring and improving a style system or a sample library for world-wide-web purposes.
  • Interest in UX Design and in iterative, holistic layout methods.
  • An knowledge of Agile software improvement methods.
  • An desire in life sciences and a desire to get the job done in a stimulating and international lifestyle.

Why sign up for us

EMBLEBI is a all over the world chief in bioinformatics. s section of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-revenue, intergovernmental organisation funded by over 27 member states and two associate member states. We stimulate private and experienced progress and are dedicated to making certain our staff members really feel valued, supported and empowered to get to their potential at perform. 

Surrounded by picturesque South Cambridgeshire countryside, our Campus provides employees with a relaxed environment the place the pursuit of scientific discovery and meaningful perform, underpin every single purpose. In addition, our personnel have access to a huge variety of positive aspects such as:

  • 30 days once-a-year leave for each 12 months plus 8 financial institution holidays
  • Flexible operate arrangements
  • Distinctive pension plan which include 17% employer contribution
  • Yearly income evaluate
  • Personal medical insurance plan for you and your immediate relatives (which includes all prescriptions and generous dental & optical deal with)
  • Dying benefit, lengthy-expression treatment, accident at function and unemployment insurances
  • Relocation package deal together with installation grant (if required)
  • On-internet site library and subsidised on-website gymnasium and cafeteria
  • Relaxed dress code
  • No cost shuttle bus to and from Campus
  • Comprehensive sporting activities and social club functions (operate on campus and remotely)
  • Family rewards: Onsite nursery, kid sick leave, generous parental depart, holiday clubs on campus and month-to-month spouse and children and boy or girl allowances
  • Advantages for non Uk people: Visa exemption, education and learning grant for non-public education, economic assistance to travel back again to your home country each individual 2nd 12 months and a every month non-resident allowance


What else you want to know

To use remember to post a masking letter and CV by means of our on-line procedure. EMBL is an inclusive, equal possibility employer. Programs are encouraged from all nationalities and this has ongoing right after Brexit. For much more info please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth with candidates selected for job interview.

3 year personnel member contract renewable up to 9 several years of service.

Apps will shut at 23:00 BST on the day detailed higher than.