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Principal Human Centered Designer - Surgical Robotics

Medtronic


Location:
Boston, MA 02133
Date:
08-12-2020
2020-12-082021-02-14
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Principal Human Centered Designer - Surgical Robotics

Location:

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:

20000IP4

Post Date:

Dec 03, 2020


**Careers thatChange Lives**


You will be a key member of the Minimally Invasive
Therapies Group (MITG) Business Unit, on the new productdevelopment team,working
Medtronics Surgical Robotics Platform.


**Impact patientoutcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.**


At Medtronic, we're passionate about making doctors,
nurses and other medical professionals as effective as they can be. Through
ongoing collaboration with these medical professionals and healthcare
organizations, we identify clinical needs and translate them into proven
products and procedures. Our industry-leading brands including Kendall,
Nellcor, Puritan-Bennett and Valleylab are known and respected worldwide for
uncompromising quality.


Over the years, we've pioneered a number of medical
advances, including pulse oximetry, electrosurgery, surgical stapling, and
laparoscopic instrumentation and embolization devices. This extensive product
line, spanning medical devices and medical supplies, enables us to serve
healthcare needs in hospitals, long-term care and alternate care facilities,
doctors offices and in the home.


The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable
earlier diagnosis, better treatment, fastercomplication-free recovery,
and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.


SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally
Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgicalproducts and
services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the
gastrointestinal tract, lung,abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head
and neck.


**A Day in the Life**


As
Principal HCD designer will own hardware visual design and hardware UI design,
operating across multiple subsystem teams from an all-access position within
the Systems Engineering team.Update and
maintain visual design language and refine physical interactions and
affordances across a highly complex, multi-component surgical system.Collaborate closely with a dedicated Human
Factors team and parallel Principal UX designer to help define user needs and
usability requirements, and test and refine usability across all
interactions.Create prototypes and
visualizations for everything from inspiration, to testing, to marketing
collateral.


**You will:**


+ Refine and maintain physical design language system

+ Track usability of, iterate and develop all user-facing product surfaces and interaction points

+ Plan and develop targeted prototypes for usability and user preference testing

+ Observe usability testing and OR procedures

+ Participate in Risk Assessment and requirements development and update processes

+ Develop structured design documentation including product renderings, explanatory graphics


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


+ Bachelors degree required and minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.


**Nice to have:**


+ Strong sketching and visual communication (Illustrator, PowerPoint) for design ideation and persuasive/explanatory use (e.g., helping systems engineers understand or illustrate an architectural concept)

+ Parametric CAD experience including surfacing, in at least SolidWorks or Inventor

+ Render management workflow experience (e.g. Keyshot) and marketing-quality output

+ Cogent, concise written communication

+ 2+ years experience with regulated product development process (e.g. IEC62366; requirements; development stages)

+ Experience independently managing and prioritizing design approach to multiple projects (e.g. consultancy) or complex systems (e.g. medical systems).

+ Travel up to 20% of the time primarily between Boston and North Haven facilities via car or train as well as domestically and internationally at times.

+ CREO/ProE expertise including surfacing

+ Experience with timelines and budgeting

+ Workflow agility and clear communication to meet fluid project priorities and requirements and tight timelines


**Physical JobRequirements**


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by employeesassigned to this position,
but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and
skillsof this position.The physical demands described within
the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative
ofthose that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.


**EEO**


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment
opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age,color, national
origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion,
creed, gender, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression,
genetic information, marital status, status with regardto public
assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local law. Inaddition, Medtronic will provide reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to
confirm the identity and employment authorizationof all newly hired employees.
For further information about the E-Verify program, please click
here:http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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