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User Experience Designer

Company: The MathWorks, Inc.
Location: Natick, Massachusetts
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Working under the direction of the Manager or Senior Team Lead, will be responsible for implementing user-centered design in MathWorks software products for small, self-contained projects; designing user experiences based on detailed requirements that meet user needs and product vision; understanding MathWorks product directions and developing design solutions; proposing design ideas based on usability testing, standard UX methodologies and technical input; using user-centered research to improve coding workflows, analyze data, build algorithms, and create applications of limited scope; assisting in design processes, from early ideas and sketches, to wireframes and prototypes, and into active development and go-live; contributing to requirements and design documents; and collaborating on low, medium and high-fidelity prototypes.

Education and Experience:

Masters degree in Human Factors, Human Factors in Information Design, Information, Human-Computer Interaction, Interactive Design, Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field (or foreign education equivalent) and no experience.


Bachelors degree in Human Factors, Human Factors in Information Design, Information, Human-Computer Interaction, Interactive Design, Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely-related field (or foreign education equivalent) and three (3) years of experience as a User Experience Designer (or closely related occupation) performing user-centered research or design.

Special Requirements:

Demonstrated expertise programming in MATLAB; and creating and modifying Simulink models.

Demonstrated expertise performing high and low fidelity prototyping to inform design decisions that address user requirements using Figma, Sketch and Principle, according to UI design principles; and developing user friendly visual representations of product features and workflows.

Demonstrated expertise managing content and design projects, including scoping and defining technical requirements and architecture and executing user-centric designs.

Demonstrated expertise interpreting and analyzing user feedback to understand user workflows and translating user requirements to actionable items and specifications for design and functionality improvement of software applications; conducting user research and usability assessments, including gathering user requirements, conducting heuristic evaluations, and interpreting and analyzing user feedback using UX methods -- surveys, A/B testing, and affinization; and performing qualitative and quantitative usability testing.

[Expertise may be gained during Graduate program.]

For the position listed above, interested candidates may search by job code 32484 for specific job details and requirements and apply online on the Careers Page at

Keywords: The MathWorks, Inc., Boston , User Experience Designer, Computer , Natick, Massachusetts, Massachusetts

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