UX Designer - Novo Nordisk Design & User Experience Team

Category:  Engineering

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Imagine applying your creative skills at the leading edge of healthcare innovation and improving the lives of millions of people around the world. At Novo Nordisk we are leading the fight against chronic diseases and providing life-changing digital and physical solutions is key to our ambition to provide better healthcare for more people.


To succeed in that mission, our multi-disciplinary Design & User Experience team is growing. We are looking for an experienced and talented UX Designer to join us and play an important role in furthering our aspiration and drive positive change through human-centred design.  


The position

As our new UX Designer you will be a key part of the Design & UX team, working closely with multiple colleagues including Digital Designers, Industrial Designers, User Researchers and commercial partners to develop patient-facing solutions.


Your key responsibilities will be:

  • UX development from initial concept to fully refined experience
  • Driving concept maturation through independent and collaborative design work
  • Creation of design documentation for development team handover
  • Creation of prototypes for informal assessment and formal user studies
  • Planning and facilitation of design workshops for your own and others’ projects


The role will be based in our design studio in Hillerød, with significant time spent at our site in Søborg.


About You

As a person, a human-centred approach is the foundation for everything you do, and you are not afraid of voicing your opinions whenever it is needed to advocate the users’ point of view. You champion the importance of considered UX design and constantly push for even better solutions in your - and others’ projects. You thrive working within a busy environment that is constantly growing and evolving and are therefore a natural collaborator and comfortable working with a diverse range of partners and stakeholders within a large organisation.



To be considered for this position, we expect you to:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in UX design, digital design, interaction design or other related design discipline
  • Have at least 4 years of experience working in industry as a UX Designer
  • Have experience working with mobile apps and prototyping tools such as Figma
  • Have experience of planning and facilitating workshops and creative sessions
  • Be fluent in English (both written and spoken)


We expect you to have proven, rounded UX design skills by showcasing:

  • An understanding of, and an ability to contribute to, user research
  • Experience of utilising research insights to drive the design process
  • An ability to communicate user needs through user stories and scenarios
  • A creative skillset that enables you to envision solutions as wireframes, user flows and interactive prototypes


It would be considered a benefit if you have:

  • Familiarity with agile ways of working
  • Knowledge of Android and iOS design patterns
  • Experience of usability and user testing
  • Experience of working with physical devices and an understanding of how to apply UX design principles across physical and digital touchpoints


About the department

We are a diverse team of over 40 experienced professionals – designers, makers, researchers, anthropologists and user communication specialists, focused on the design and development of a wide array of healthcare solutions – from connected injection devices to regulated software products.


The Design & UX team is part of Novo Nordisk Devices & Delivery Solutions, an organisation responsible for the development of human-centred solutions for medical self-treatment within all business areas of Novo Nordisk.

If you think you have the experience and ambition to work with us in creating meaningful design solutions for people, we would love to hear from you!


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we don't wait for change. We drive it. We're a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales - we're all working to move the needle on patient care.


We offer a modern and flexible working environment, giving everyone the opportunity to be themselves and do their best whilst working with some truly talented colleagues. We also cater for the little things that matter with (amongst many perks) a continuous supply of great coffee and refreshments, healthy fruit snacks, seriously good lunches, fitness centres and abundant opportunities to learn, progress and be inspired.



For further information please contact:

Marko Plevnik (Head of Design) at MPVK@novonordisk.com



24. October 2022. Please note that applications will be screened, and interviews held on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Please include a portfolio of your work (pdf or link to online portfolio). Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.


You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are a good fit for the position in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.



We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.