Senior UI Designer
Dexcom, Inc

San Diego, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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About Dexcom

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class - while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported expected full-year 2021 revenues of $2.48B, a growth of 27% over 2020. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 6,000 people worldwide.

About the team:
We are a multi-disciplinary team of user experience designers, industrial designers, visual designers, user researchers and instructional designers. We collaborate closely with each other, the engineering team, and product management. Our work informs and transforms the power of Dexcom's innovative Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) into intuitive interactions and experiences for people with diabetes. We operate on the forefront of digital health, leveraging the power of data to help improve the lives of patients, caregivers and healthcare providers. We create highly usable products that make a true impact on millions of people around the world who are affected by diabetes. We are passionate about quality, usability, simplicity, and actionability. We work to provide delightful and accessible products. We address complex user needs, including the display of data and insights across multiple software and hardware platforms. The design team has offices in San Diego and Portland, and works remotely with designers around the world.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be an advocate for the needs of our customers.
• Create visual experiences that speak to consumers, with great attention to detail.
• Build UI components that align with our overall design language and comply with our accessibility standards.
• Consistently refine the Dexcom design language, visual design documentation, style guides, and specifications.
• Continuously demonstrate mastery in the formal elements of design: color, layout, balance, proportion, rhythm, typography, iconography, emphasis, and unity.
• Push forward new design ideas proactively and take ownership of tasks and products.
• Collaborate closely with R&D to make sure developers are given all needed visual design specs, then ensure that designs are implemented as intended across iOS, Android and Web apps.
• Guide and lead others to make visual design decisions for mobile/wearable interfaces, making sure that other teams understand and follow our design principles and usage.
• Build clickable prototypes for our User Research and Human Factors teams.
• Translate research findings into design recommendations and communicate results to interdisciplinary project teams.
• Assist with projects planning and resourcing.

• Fluent in Sketch and associated plugins.
• Advanced knowledge of designing for mobile apps, Design Systems and experience using Material Design or iOS HIG. Understanding the challenges building products that need to serve iOS and Android platforms with speaking one holistic design language.
• Experience building reusable and dynamic Sketch components that translate into shareable Sketch libraries.
• Outstanding attention to detail. If you are the kind of person that can become nit-picky on a pixel level and start feeling uncomfortable when paddings/margins "don't look right", you will be at home here.
• Excited to learn. Up-to-date knowledge of design toolset and trends. Interest in new technology and software for improved design efficiency and quality.
• Knowledge of Agile methodologies. Familiar with breaking down visual designs into Epics and Stories.
• Strong communication skills. Able to discuss tradeoffs between design options. Able to communicate ideas and designs to wider audiences.
• Advanced critical thinking. Willingness to ask, "Why are we doing this?" and apply problem-solving skills.
• Effectively manage time, prioritize tasks, and work within deadlines.
• Ability to take ownership and lead product development.
• Ability to work in a structured corporate environment.
• Portfolio of work demonstrating exceptional UI design skill and design process. Include your online portfolio link or PDF in your application, including any required passwords.

Nice to have:
• Experience with interactive prototyping tools such as Principle, InvisionStudio, Haiku, Framer, UXPin, ProtoPie.
• Able to write user stories based on Visual Designs and Requirements.
• Knowledge of animating using After Effects/Lottie, Haiku.
• Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Swift or other languages.

Functional Description

Designs screen flows wireframes and UI mock-ups/simulations, creates clickable prototypes. Perpetually demonstrate expertise UI design both in discussion and practice. Works with marketing and other stakeholders to define scope of projects and seek organizational alignment.

Functional/Business Knowledge

  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.
  • Demonstrates further technical development and a track record of project success.
  • Demonstrates an ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Considered a specialist in the field within the function.


  • Assists in determining objectives of assignment. Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Networks with senior internal and external colleagues in own area of expertise.


  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.


  • N/A

Field Sales

  • N/A

Experience and Education

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 5-8 years of related experience.

Workplace Type

  • The Workplace Type for this role is Remote. You are not required to live within commuting distance of your assigned Dexcom site (typically 75 miles/120km).

    If you reside within commuting distance of a Dexcom site (typically 75 miles/120km) a hybrid working environment may be available. Ask about our Flex workplace option.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Dexcom Talent Acquisition at

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Dexcom's AAP may be viewed upon request by contacting Talent Acquisition at

View the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision at this link.

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