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Product Designer

Science Park, Hong Kong

Job Type

Post Date: 

31 Jan 2024

About the Research Centre

In collaboration with CityU, University of Oxford, and Karolinska Institutet, the Hong Kong Centre for Cerebro-cardiovascular Health Engineering (COCHE) was established with the support of the ITC-InnoHK Programme to develop new ways to tackle cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is the world's leading cause of morbidity and mortality. To address the most pressing health challenges caused by CVD, COCHE focuses on developing innovative technologies such as flexible and wearable devices, biomedical and molecular imaging, nano-biosensing, micro-robotics, healthcare AI systems, and other ground-breaking methods to enable early prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of the disease. These technologies can reduce human costs while alleviating financial and social burdens on the healthcare system. For more information on COCHE, please visit:

Job Description

We are seeking a talented and creative Product Designer to join our team. As a Product Designer, you will play a key role in designing and shaping our products, ensuring they are visually appealing, user-friendly, and intuitive. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers and product managers, to create innovative designs that align with our brand identity and meet user needs. Your expertise in UI/UX or product design will be instrumental in creating engaging and delightful user experiences.

As a member of our team, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand product requirements, user needs, and business goals.
• Develop user-centered design concepts, wireframes, and prototypes that effectively communicate product functionality and user flows.
• Create visually appealing, intuitive, and pixel-perfect interfaces for web and mobile applications.
• Conduct user research, usability testing, and gather feedback to iterate and improve designs.
• Apply best practices in UI/UX design to create engaging user experiences and interactions.
• Collaborate with developers to ensure design feasibility and implement designs accurately.
• Creating visually appealing and consistent design elements such as icons, color schemes, typography, and layout. This includes designing interfaces for web, mobile, or other digital platforms.
• Maintain and evolve design systems, style guides, and UI/UX patterns.
• Stay up-to-date with industry trends, new design tools, and emerging technologies.
• Present design concepts and ideas to stakeholders, providing clear rationale and justifications for design decisions.
• Collaborate with marketing and branding teams to ensure brand consistency across all touchpoints.
• Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, prioritizing tasks, and meeting project deadlines.

General Qualification

• Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field such as graphic design, product design, or a related discipline.
• Prior experience in UI/UX design, either through internships, freelance work, or full-time employment, is preferred.
• Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, XD) or Sketch.
• Knowledge of prototyping tools like InVision, Figma, or Axure.
• Understanding of front-end development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) to communicate effectively with developers.
• Strong understanding of user-centered design principles.
• Ability to conduct user research, gather feedback, and conduct usability testing.
• Proficiency in creating wireframes, user flows, and information architecture.
• Familiarity with responsive design principles and mobile app UI/UX patterns.
• Proficient visual design skills, including layout, typography, and color theory.
• Innovative thinking to generate unique and user-friendly design solutions.
• Ability to analyze user behavior and data-driven insights to improve UX design.
• Attention to detail and the ability to deliver high-quality designs within project timelines.
• Awareness of accessibility standards and guidelines.
• Excellent visual design skills with an eye for detail and aesthetics.
• Strong problem-solving and communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

Remuneration & Duration of Appointment

The remuneration package will be highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits for full-time appointments include leave and medical insurance, etc. The possibility of re-appointment after the initial contract period will be based on performance evaluation and mutual agreements.

The application Materials that Should be Included

Application Closing Date:

The post is immediately available. Consideration of applications will be open until the position is filled.

Additional Information/links:

Application Procedures:

Kindly submit your curriculum vitae (CV) and a cover letter, providing a comprehensive overview of your relevant experience and explaining why you are the most suitable candidate for this position. Additionally, please include your current and expected salary details. Kindly send these documents to, mentioning the job advertisement number PD. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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