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The Stanford Solutions Science Lab is looking for a UX/UI product designer for our CDC-funded CORD 3.0 Childhood Obesity Solutions Team

The Stanford Solutions Science Lab’s state-of-the science-driven approach is embedded in decades of research on our proven and effective Stanford Pediatric Weight Control Program (SPWCP) https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/service/pediatric-weight/program/overview. You will be a crucial member of a collaborative team of dedicated and experienced health, nutrition and behavior change experts, medical researchers, data scientists and communication specialists to design solutions, hit milestones and reach goals. As a CORD 3.0 team member, you will be responsible for framing the end-to-end experience for youth, their families, and partner members who will use the platform to deliver the content to families. You will lead concept ideation, design, and prototyping, presenting ideas to other team members and working with interface and back-end developers to ensure data are used for compelling interfaces, visualizations, and dashboards for multiple audiences. We’re looking for a dedicated and talented designer with a passion for balancing the complexities of consumer software development with multifaceted customer engagement and novel interface and back-end interactions and meeting data privacy and security needs. The UX/UI Product designer will serve as oversite manager, technical lead, and programmer on a specified range of data-based projects, including front end and back end sub-projects that compose the core of the CORD 3.0 project. You will think and research creatively about what differing users need and turn those needs into absorbing user experiences that lead to behavior change.

Duties include:


  • Ideate, design, prototype, implement, and manage web-based applications, databases, and interfaces from initial design and architecture through development, test, and deployment
  • Implement and maintain content management systems, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and creation of Stanford-specific modules. Develop and deploy upgrade/migration plans for content management systems.
  • Perform web platform analytics; identify and work in collaboration with departments and units to resolve strategic and university-wide problems.
  • Develop and deploy web applications and client-side web interface components that interact with relational database management systems that integrate with Stanford’s web, authentication, and authorization infrastructure.
  • Evaluate and implement new programming languages and technologies. Provide life-cycle management for software and code.
  • Design and document data structures, architecture, and process flows for websites, web-based applications, and databases.
  • Research, evaluate, and enforce web standards for usability and accessibility. Develop and enforce Stanford programming and application design standards.
  • Conduct security reviews of applications, ensure security standards meet Stanford HIPPA requirements and provide maximal data security protections for users.

* - Other duties may also be assigned

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience in UX/UI product design or a combination of education and relevant experience.

-Have a portfolio to share



  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong proficiency with design tools such as Figma, Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards such as WCAG and ADA
  • In-depth knowledge of both qualitative & quantitative user research mythologies, user testing and usability testing
  • Expert level knowledge of front-end development languages and ability to hand code HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Ability to design and manage relational databases
  • Ability to design and integrate complex web enterprise systems
  • Familiarity with browser devices and platform differences and idiosyncrasies, and ability to develop workarounds to accommodate specialized user/constituency needs and device platforms
  • Knowledge for interpreting user research data and site analytics to make data-informed design decisions
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch, or InDesign
  • Experience of working in an agile iterative environment

Additional Required Skills


  • Excellent team collaboration and relationship management skills
  • Strong communication skills to articulate concepts and design to a variety of key stakeholders
  • Advanced problem-solving skills to align agreement with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple milestones and projects efficiently
  • Attention to detail and organized with design deliverables
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Willingness to learn new public health content and skills relevant to the project
  • Demonstrated ability to develop web content management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop complex websites and web applications using open source tools, languages, libraries, and current standards-compliant code.
  • Knowledge of web content development and cloud services.
  • Expert level knowledge of front-end development languages and ability to hand code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Solid understanding of web standards and usability methods.
  • Expert knowledge of content management systems, such as Drupal, including the ability to perform standard installation and configuration.
  • Demonstrated ability to write, compile, test, debug, and deploy software.
  • Knowledge of web analytics tools and related analyses.
  • Ability to design and manage relational databases.
  • Ability to design and implement web services.
  • Ability to interact positively with and build consensus among a diverse group of colleagues, clients, and senior leadership.







  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Strong visual acuity.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

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