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Danaher Corporation PRINCIPAL UX DESIGNER in Uppsala, Sweden

We are Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. We in Cytiva are proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

We are looking for a Principal UX Designer , and in this role you will be required to use your subject matter expertise in Holistic UX design to pursue creative and innovative methodologies both at program level but also at its broader impact on the business.

You will also lead UX implementation in projects and programs in design and development of new products and services ( Hardware and Software ) for the life sciences market. This will include leading UX activities from conceptual phase to final development phase.



  • Work collaboratively with region and global team of designers to secure that the Cytiva goals and imperatives are fulfilled in projects design work.

  • Lead UX activities or oversee a team from conception to final development stage.

  • Work with other specialists, such as principal engineers ( HW & SW ) to drive User focused innovation within product development

  • Work on long term vision, Influence technology roadmap and evolve design strategy to drive cultural change into more Customer & User centric design.

  • Drive, plan and facilitate design thinking workshops within DBS for RnD , marketing and PM teams cross all Cytiva Op-Co´s

  • Drive customer focused product design by evolve empathy focus and creative design thinking in DBS product development and Innovation processes

  • Drive product development towards empathic design that serves users, still with technical and financial constraints into account

  • Lead and perform product UX design activities involving user research, ergonomics, model making / prototyping and product aesthetics in product development projects.

  • Drive implementation of, and present to all stakeholders the Customer & User centric design strategy’s

UX team support:

  • Major contributor to UX strategy creation and implementation

  • Foster innovation and actively contribute to innovation data base

  • Mentor more junior UX designers

  • Champion DBS tools relevant to the UX team


  • Inform and inspire peers about the impact of user-centric design , design thinking and human centered approach

  • Creating, advocating for and upholding new standards for UX design and quality within the organization

  • Supporting UX though leadership with a focus on converting strong conceptual thinking into tangible, impactful experiences.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.