Software UI/UX Designer

Work Mode: Hybrid

Location: This role can be filled in Palo Alto, CA, New York area, or Milwaukee, WI


A division of Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bath, power generation, and hospitality, Kohler Ventures builds new health and wellness businesses in areas of strategic importance to the company.

Our mission is to empower consumers to lead healthier lives. We explore how familiar experiences can be enhanced and innovations developed through the integration of leading-edge technology, science, and design.

Come join us as we build a best-in-class global multi-disciplinary team across artificial intelligence, machine learning, design, advanced software and hardware engineering, strategy, venture investments, sales, marketing, and partnerships.

We are seeking a Lead UX Designer passionate about designing and developing beautifully engaging experiences within health and wellness. The candidate should be a highly creative designer who can deliver leading-edge UX experiences that challenge current conventions. The ideal candidate has a successful track record as a UX design leader with exceptionally creative vision, elegant visual languages and leads their execution across a broad range of digital and physical products.

In your role as Lead UX Designer at Kohler Ventures, you will:

Establish vital user experience perspectives and bring them to life with tangible and tactile design solutions.

Effectively synthesize and communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale verbally and through execution.

Work closely with cross-functional teams to define customer requirements to achieve product-market fit.

Support the design and prototyping of UX solutions, applying design thinking and agile approaches to incorporate user feedback and iterate quickly.

"De-risk" and validate critical areas of the product through frequent market feedback .

Act as the voice of the customer, with deep empathy and understanding of user personas, pain points, aesthetic preferences, and customer journeys.

Maintain current awareness of consumer and competitor product offerings, including best-in-class user experience and design trends in the U.S. and foreign markets.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution in a Design discipline

At least 6+ years of industry experience designing consumer-facing digital apps, consumer or clinical user interfaces, wearables, web, etc.A portfolio that demonstrates a history of proven expertise in multiple areas of UX design, including strategic research analysis, flows, architecture, journeys, personas, experience maps, wireframes, visual design, prototypes, etc.

Ability to conduct behavioral analysis, user requirements analysis, task analysis, conceptual modeling, information architecture design, interaction design, and usability testing

A meticulous passion for design with a curiosity to continually develop your thinking

Proficiency with design tools such as Adobe Suite and the latest UX/UI prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Zeplin, ProtoPie, InVision, etc.

Practical knowledge and experience with digital technologies like connected smart home devices and digital health products

Significant experience communicating and collaborating with internal stakeholders through engaging presentations and compelling storytelling

Considerable experience within a new product development environment, taking UX experiences from inception to launch

Clear, concise verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, abstract reasoning, and idea orientation with a bias towards leading progressive action

Have a user-centered design philosophy and inspire change through user testing, feedback, and insight synthesis


To fully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety, and wellbeing of our associates, we are requiring all U.S. based team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. We believe this path forward further strengthens our workforce and the future growth and resilience of our company and community. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individuals personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401 with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at .

It is Kohlers policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the FederalEEO is the Law and theEEO is the Law Supplement .

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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