Tempus is a technology company that is building the world’s largest library of molecular and clinical data and an operating system to make that data accessible and useful. We enable physicians to deliver personalized cancer care for patients through our interactive analytical and machine learning platform.

UI / UX Designer at Tempus

Passionate about making a difference in the world of cancer genomics?

With the advent of genomic sequencing, we can finally understand our genetic makeup. We now have more data than ever before but providers don't have the infrastructure or expertise to make sense of said data. Here at Tempus, we are building the infrastructure to modernize cancer treatment. By analyzing a patient’s genetic data in the context of molecular therapies, Tempus empowers physicians to make real-time data-driven decisions in clinic based on the comprehensive computational analysis of a patient’s unique pathology.

We're on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic data is used in clinical settings. We're looking for builders who are passionate about changing the status quo and bringing cancer care into the 21st century.

What You'll Do:

As a UI / UX Designer, you will be responsible for designing the user interface and user experience for our products. We're looking for a passionate designer to help us define how doctors and other users work with the Tempus product. You should be an excellent communicator, a self-starter, and comfortable working closely with developers, product management, data scientists, etc. The ideal candidate will be a product-focused individual who has an eye for SAAS design, thrives working iteratively, and who can make an effortless experience for non-technical individuals. The Product Designer’s responsibilities include the following:


  • Design and develop a user interface/experience to communicate personalized insights to physicians and clinicians on cancer cases
  • Work alongside other team members in Computational Biology and Data Science in an Agile environment to deliver an enterprise-grade product in an iterative manner
  • Design interfaces and advanced data visualizations to identify signal from noise in large genomic data sets


Must Have:

  • 1 to 2 years of real-world UX/UI design experience for web, desktop, or mobile applications
  • 2 years experience in developing CSS or HTML driven interactive applications
  • Experience with wireframing/prototyping tools (Axure, Balsamiq, or equivalent)
  • Experience with Sketch/Illustrator and/or Photoshop (or equivalent)
  • Experience with user interface design patterns and methodologies
  • A great sense of aesthetic, the ability to make complex ideas accessible, and the passion to articulate and stand up for personal ideas
  • Experience in agile environments and comfort with quick iterations
  • Experience with the structure and usage of REST API's
  • A passion for data and data visualization
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and willing to shift priorities seamlessly
  • A degree in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Industrial Design, Fine Arts or related field is desired
  • Intellectual curiosity to pursue the unknown and to continuously learn
  • Strong desire to build products that will save lives and change the course of cancer

 Good To Have:

  • Understanding of big data technologies
  • Experience with data visualization
  • Experience with portal creation and design

Company Reviews

The best part about working at Tempus is seeing your work impact patients in real time (and working with great people!)
Kaanan Shah, PhD
Senior Computational Biologist
at Tempus
At Tempus, you're surrounded by driven and intelligent people. You get to learn something new every day!
Maria Selvaggio
People Operations Lead
at Tempus
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Why work with us
We're looking for those who challenge the status quo. For the builders who are never done building and the learners who are never done learning. We're looking for unwavering commitment and undying curiosity. We're looking for the smartest people on the planet to attack one of the most challenging problems mankind has ever faced.
At Tempus, we are a team of habitual learners in a fast-paced, changing environment. Our team is full of passionate, driven, and intelligent individuals who roll up their sleeves to make improvements each and every day. We provide the autonomy to use your expertise to reach our goal of bringing data driven decision making to cancer care.
Perks & Benefits
Beer O'Clock on Friday
Unlimited Vacation
Science Mondays and Lunch and Learns
Free Lunches
Weekly Crank Night

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