Associate Product Designer

Technology & Analytics New York, New York

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences:   


We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in the US, Europe and Asia with over 2000 employees.

What you should expect:

 Our Experience Design function is run out of London, New York and San Francisco.  If you enjoy designing digital customer experiences and have an interest in understanding how the underlying technologies are used to bring a concept to life, this role based in our New York office, could be ideal for you, as you will work on Medidata’s next generation of SaaS based clinical trial management applications and play a lead role in helping us provide value to our users.

As a Product Designer, you will:

  • Create visually engaging, innovative and functional digital products

  • Work closely with our clients and internal teams to help shape solutions and rapidly visualize a proposition, through sketching and prototyping

  • Work collaboratively with other designers to ensure a consistent, integrated brand perception and user experience

  • Be aware of new design patterns and provide solutions based on these and existing patterns

  • Present your ideas to a varied audience from user experience designers, product managers to technical architects, developers and customers

  • Be an active contributor to and evangelist for the use of design methodologies along the entire solution development lifecycle 

What we are looking for:

  • Proven professional experience in designing digital solutions, or related education

  • Solid understanding of user-centred design methods across the product design process

  • Confidence in communicating, defending, and building consensus around design solutions

  • Experience with tools such as Sketch, InVision, Axure

  • Basic knowledge and awareness of front-end technologies

  • A thoughtful problem solver - considering multiple solutions with pros and cons

  • Someone willing to challenge the status-quo and offer creative solutions to tough problems

  • A self-learner - able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast evolving environment

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.


Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.