Respironics - Design Researcher/Interaction Designer

Description:  Respironics is seeking an exceptional Design Researcher/ Interaction Designer to join our newly formed design team. This individual will play a key role in developing human-centered design and innovation within Respironics. The focus of the work will be on understanding, developing and delivering compelling product solutions and experiences. To this end this individual will be fluent in approach and the necessary tools that can demonstrate their ability to understand the people that use our products, their patterns of behavior and the context in which they interact.

We would like to hear from individuals with proven and demonstrable commitment to discovering, interpreting and communicating design insight and opportunities, and in contributing to all phases of the design process both tactical and strategic.

This is a rare opportunity to be pivotal in building a design language that communicates a considered and meaningful experience with the users of our products and services. If you have the ability to capture the essence of this relationship and translate it into world class innovative products, interfaces and experiences we want to hear from you.

Outcomes: The successful candidate will:

Position Requirements Behaviors: The successful candidate will demonstrate:

Growth: The successful candidate will:

Educational Requirements: BA or MA in product design, multi-media design, interaction design, psychology, human factors, ergonomics, cognitive science or related degree.


Special Competencies:  Interpersonal Savvy, Well Developed Written and Verbal Communications Skills, Time Management, Organizing, Technical Knowledge, Perseverance

Physical Requirements: This position functions in an office and operations environment and requires fine manipulation and simple grasping in order to utilize the computer and other standard office equipment such as telephone, fax machines, copiers, etc. Ability to travel.

Location: Murrysville, PA

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Respironics is a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of innovative products and programs that serve the global sleep and respiratory markets. Focusing on emerging market needs, the Company is committed to providing valued solutions to help improve outcomes for patients, clinicians and healthcare providers. Respironics markets its products in 131 countries and employs over 4,200 associates worldwide.

Respironics has four groups: Sleep and Home Respiratory (headquartered in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA), Critical Care (headquartered in Carlsbad, California, USA), Respiratory Drug Delivery (headquartered in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, USA) and International (headquartered in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA). Corporate headquarters is located in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA. (a suburb of Pittsburgh)

The Design group is part of the Sleep and Home Respiratory group. This link shows the types of products we make -