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Company: Elekta
Location: CA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


  Want to join a team with a mission to improve and save lives?  

We continually look for motivated and skilled individuals who are interested in supporting our customers – healthcare professionals who use our products to help patients and their communities.

We currently have the following opportunity available - please contact us for more details!

Elekta is looking for a Director of UX to join our dynamic team!


As the Director of UX Design leading the team of Oncology Informatics designers, you'll work alongside our team of product managers, engineers, clinicians, researchers and other healthcare experts to invent the next generation of experiences for clinicians. You are an experienced, creative UX leader who is passionate about healthcare.

In this role, you'll balance design leadership, innovation, and execution to drive forward the design system and language of our products. You'll have an opportunity to work closely with physicians and other clinicians and see your work go live in a healthcare environment.

You must have the ability to engage across Elekta while building strong relationships with Product and Engineering counterparts.


  • Deliver a UX vision, along with a plan for evolutionary, iterative updates, that actualize the larger vision over time.

  • Create design prototypes, including wireframes, mock-ups, and workflows of varying fidelity, using applicable design software.

  • Lead and participate in design discussions and collaborative sessions with customers and other stakeholders, offering and providing feedback on concepts and ideas.

  • Present designs/work to various teams and stakeholders including articulating and rationalizing concepts and decisions.

  • Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside their core product team to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed.

  • Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of UX Designers

  • Lead creative and holistic thinking across diverse product releases, platforms, and devices.

  • Work in a cross functional environment comprising all levels.  

We offer

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • 401k, paid Vacation and Holiday

  • A wealth of additional benefits including Wellness Reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement and Flexible Spending Account

  • Opportunity to work in the cutting edge in medical advancement

  • Close knit company culture

  • Upward mobility


  • Experience designing products with: user journeys, wireframes, flow diagrams, object models, design libraries, interactive prototypes, usability, and multivariate testing, or similar experience

  • A deep understanding of the importance and usage of design processes and systems, as well as how they're constructed and iterated on over time

  • Ambition and the drive to see big initiatives from concept to production. Knowledge of product release cycles and the role that iterative design plays

  • Proven ability to execute at a high level in a remote environment

  • Passion for user-centered design with a strong background and bias towards simplicity, elegance, and minimalism

  • Ability to effectively interact with clinical customers (remote and face-to-face)

  • 8 years of experience in UX Design, healthcare industry preferred

  • 2 years of experience leading design teams

  • Portfolio of UX-focused work samples for web applications

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

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