Full Time
UI/UX Designer

As a digital designer at MetaCell, you will work both on Product Design and Marketing Design. The ideal candidate has excellent proficiency in UI/UX software applications design with background or experience in marketing design.

About the role

On product design, you will design highly interactive, detail-oriented interfaces and delightful user experiences for external customers projects as well as company’s suite of products. On marketing design, you will help keeping brand communications consistent across platforms.

The ideal candidate has a history of keeping up with UI and interaction trends, and cares about developing a deep understanding of the product and its usability.

We’re looking for someone who can evidence a passion for creative solutions by staying up to date with best practices and emerging trends in UI/UX, someone who has high attention to detail, and the desire to dive into the exciting life science and neuroscience domain.

Here's some examples of the things you will design:

  • A web application that allows computational neuroscientists to build models of the brain and simulate them
  • An online registry of all the existing antibodies with interactive features such as table customization and data filtering, and complex information architecture
  • A tool that allows neuroscientists to upload and visualize patient’s brain’s events to know how to stop epilepsies
  • A web application that allows scientists to build, visualize and record neuronal connections in 3D viewers
  • A graphical canvas-based UI that allows researchers to visualize and edit compositions in a drag-and-drop format
  • Graphics that represent life-science or engineering concepts for the company’s marketing material
  • Marketing videos that promote company and customer projects

This is a remote position, however meeting the team and traveling internationally may be occasionally necessary.


  • Excellent Figma good practices knowledge
  • Strong portfolio of B2B software design.
  • Strong experience with developing and maintaining design systems
  • 4+ years of experience as a Digital Designer.
  • Experience with up-to-date UX principles and interaction design.
  • An understanding of web front-end development and its limitations.
  • Fluency in English and excellent communication skills
  • High degree of ownership

Nice to have

  • Experience with Webflow
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Previous design experience in a professional setting

What we use

  • Figma for design
  • Slack for communication
  • Google Workspace for documentation
  • Jitter and Adobe After Effects for motion design
  • Confluence for project management
  • Webflow for the brand website

Why join us?

  • Contribute to scientific open source software to advance neuroscience research
  • Work in a highly talented team and with leading academic researchers around the world
  • Competitive salary
  • Work remotely from anywhere in the world
  • Flexible hours

About MetaCell

MetaCell is the world leader in life science software. Our applications advance our understanding of the brain, unlocking the true value of neuroscience data and models, including advanced neuronal simulations, microscopy, structural and functional images, EEG and electrophysiology data. Working at the intersection of cutting edge neuroscience and software engineering, we address the most challenging neuroscience questions, from mechanisms of complex diseases that still elude us to the mysteries of the brain.

Want to apply?

Before applying, please consider taking a look at our portfolio and careers pages.

If you don’t fit into one or more requirements but you are still interested in working for MetaCell, feel free to apply, we’d be happy to review your application.

We may explore a design file with you during a call for the interview process. We don’t care if every single layer is perfectly renamed, but please keep an organized file ready for presentation, if possible that you made on your own.

Finally, please feel free to include a cover letter explaining who you are, what your inspirations are, what brands you like, what software or applications you love. Let us know your style. Now is your time!

About MetaCell

We are a team of passionate software engineering experts uniquely cross-trained in neuroscience data and medical imaging management and presentation. We have decades of combined experience and a track record of excellence and of delivering software on time. And we are always looking for new talent!If you are dedicated, hardworking, and fun, we would love to hear from you.

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Full Time
Published on
Mar 15, 2023
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