UX Designer

Job ID 2019-1421

Creative/Design Durham, North Carolina


Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

UX Designer


We are looking for a full-time UX Designer to work on Medscape software products (MedSims, MedChallenge, Virtual Patient Simulation). Our engaging web applications seek to improve the knowledge, competence, patient safety, and performance of healthcare professionals globally. As part of our growing design team, you’ll help to bring new features, brand assets and products to life. 


Our Durham office offers a fun, relaxed and flexible work environment with a great group of diverse individuals ­­­­— a blend of designers, developers, product managers, simulation designers, medical directors and multimedia producers.


Here’s some of what you’ll do as part of the team:

  • Shape the next generation of educational software products for the medical community
  • Make real-world impact by making doctors better health providers
  • Translate complex ideas and requirements into elegant user experiences
  • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes for various devices
  • Design for a variety of mediums, including for the screen, AR/VR, etc.
  • Perform user testing and other research, then develop action plans based on your findings
  • Contribute to our design system
  • Work in concert with our product management, development and content/educational teams to build experiences that align with our brand, provide real customer value and grow our engaged audience.



  • Bachelor's degree in interaction design, visual design or equivalent professional experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a UX designer, interaction designer or similar
  • Thorough knowledge and experience across a range of design approaches and lo-fi & high-fi prototyping skills
  • Strong presentational skills – you can get others excited about your design solutions, and effectively communicate the reasoning behind your decisions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated proficiency in tools like Sketch, Invision, Marvel and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • A portfolio of work that showcases your problem-solving ability and visual design chops


Our ideal candidate is:

  • Rock-solid under pressure and able to manage shifts in requirements in stride
  • Experienced working directly with developers on implementation of design work
  • Fired up about design standards, typography, and the latest in UX
  • Willing to take the initiative - to identify and act on opportunities to improve the products
  • Savvy in our development stack (HTML, CSS, JS, React), and willing to get your hands dirty on the front end
  • Experienced in designing for healthcare, education or games