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General Electric Senior UX Designer in Shanghai, China

Job Description Summary

The Senior User Experience Designer is responsible to:

• Support the NPI UX design activities for different healthcare modalities to ensure the best business outcome and end user experience.

• Support the UX consistency of across modalities for consistent end user experience by cooperating with key stakeholders and other UX design team.

• User Driven Innovation: utilizing observational and narrative research techniques grounded in anthropology and sociology, coupled with creative problem-solving tools and storytelling techniques, identify and prioritize unmet customer needs that will unlock new product and service opportunities outside of the traditional technology driven innovation process.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

This position is accountable for achieving quality objectives, meeting project schedules and budgets, driving effective execution of concepts through product commercialization by collaborating with engineering and design teams, creating and executing user experience strategies across hardware, software, and services solutions, and escalating issues to management when required. Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Proactively understanding the unmet needs of customers and end users by participating in formal research activities across all phases of the product lifecycle.

  • Applying the results of user research toward creating intuitive, functional, and visually appealing user interfaces. Representative deliverables include workflows, wireframe UI designs, visual design and interactive UI prototypes.

  • Creating and executing design principles to ensure cohesiveness of UI workflow and visual aesthetic across the GE Healthcare portfolio.

  • Collaborating with software engineering teams to create and execute platform-level architecture strategies and software development toolkits that enable implementation of established design principles.

  • Translating concepts and prototypes into formal design requirements and specifications documents.

  • Collaborating across relevant stakeholders to balance user, business, and technical requirements, and to ensure that design recommendations are incorporated within commercialized products.

  • Serving as a thought leader and consulting resource for visual and interaction design techniques.

  • Working with Quality & Regulatory teams and with external standards committees to ensure medical regulatory requirements are integrated within the product development process.

  • Defining project plans and managing ongoing execution of projects. Representative deliverables include project schedules, resource allocation, and budgets. Projects will incorporate a mix of internal staff and external consultants.


  • Graduation or post-graduation in interaction design, visual design or similar discipline from a reputed institute

  • Minimum 7 years of progressive experience as a user experience designer

  • Track record of delivering conceptual and detail design and strong sense of aesthetics

  • Experience of going through of complete development cycle

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, manage competing priorities, and work within a structured process.

  • Strong communications (written and verbal), negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong level of self-motivation and ability to work independently.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 30%, including overnight stays.

  • Expert in the use of interaction design and visual design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, UI prototyping tool etc.

P.R.C. (Country) Specific Qualifications:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in China full-time

  • Must be willing to relocate to our Shanghai, CTC facility and work full-time

  • Must submit application for employment through (or COS if internal) to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

Desired Characteristics

Ability to clearly articulate Design's mission and vision across all levels of management, inside and outside of Healthcare as well as with external customers.

Experience working within the healthcare/medical devices sectors.

Experience working within global, cross-functional teams.

Track record of developing and executing user experience strategies and processes.

Portfolio demonstrating successful examples of conceptual designs, research methodology, design thinking, innovative ideas, visual design, prototypes, and final commercialized products.

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No