UX Designer

Johnson Health Tech North America

Johnson Health Tech (JHT) designs, manufactures and markets award-winning fitness equipment for commercial and residential use Matrix, Vision, AFG, Horizon, Tempo, Merit and Treo Fitness brand names. The product line includes treadmills, stationary bikes, elliptical machines, weight training machines, and other types of fitness and wellness equipment. Johnson Health Tech North America, a subsidiary of JHT, is located in Cottage Grove, WI. For more information, access our website at: http://us.corporate.johnsonfitness.com/.


Position Details

UX Designer
Southwest Wisconsin
Cottage Grove, WI

We're a leading global fitness company seeking a talented, passionate UX designer to join our internal marketing team. Under the direction of the user experience manager, the UX designer is responsible for leading and collaborating with cross-function teams on designs from concept to launch. You should have a strong command in UI/UX design principles and practices, with a portfolio to prove it. 

You will create intuitive, engaging design solutions for a broad range of user experiences, including websites (mobile /responsive), product user interfaces and/or other digital initiatives, and all points in-between (wireframes, flows, mockups, and visual prototypes). 

Our brands are globally recognized and will only accept the very best. Do you strive to expand your knowledge, mentor others, and produce world-class creative solutions? If so, we'd like to talk.

Design Process:

  • Develops best-in-class digital experiences for the user experience group 
  • Present user experience concepts and workflows clearly and convincingly
  • Ability to collaborate with interactive designers, front-end web developers to concept & produce final designs 


  • Works with developers and creative director to determine appropriate workflows
  • Lead/provide IA documentation for all digital experiences
  • Works with marketing managers, digital product managers and development teams to produce effective content for our global brand websites, digital interfaces, and marketing campaigns

Project Management:

  • Project management responsibilities including planning, evaluating, organizing, and integrating projects
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Assist marketing team as needed in overseeing projects and project management

Develop Industry Knowledge and Network:

  • Stays up to date on industry trends and styles
  • Involved with peers in professional development, classes, or associations
  • Strives to constantly improve skill sets, interaction design best practices, etc.

Marginal Job Functions:

  • Complete special projects as required
  • Assist in the development/education of UI/UX best practices

Project Management and Leadership Functions:

  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of planning, evaluating, organizing, and integrating a project
  • Encourages other designers, project managers, copywriters, and marketing managers to provide accurate content to support interactive workflow


  • A bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Computer Science, Visual Design, HCI or related field/equivalent experience


  • 3-5 years professional UX experience at an interactive firm, design studio, in-house marketing department, advertising agency, or similar organization 
  • Solid user centered design process experience with a knack for wireframing, prototyping, testing/iteration, and development planning 
  • Proven ability to design compelling experiences for websites (mobile /responsive), product user interfaces and/or other digital initiatives 
  • Careful attention to detail and a solid understanding of user centered design principles 
  • Competent with Adobe Creative Suite and experience with interface prototyping tools/methods 
  • Solid understanding of the capabilities and constraints of platforms (web, smartphones, tablets), browsers, HTML, and JavaScript 
  • A portfolio which demonstrates very strong UX planning as well as visual design skills 

Other Requirements:

  • Mac based: basic understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Strong command of Adobe Design Suite, Axure, Adobe XD or similar prototyping tools 
  • HTML/CSS skills/knowledge/parameters are a definite plus 
  • Occasional domestic travel may be required 


The successful candidate should possess the following skills/attributes:

  • Design and create conceptual models, flows, sitemaps, and navigation schemes 
  • Product GUI design (graphic user interface) 
  • Experience in developing effective and impactful wireframes, use cases, site maps, flow diagrams and taxonomy
  • Knowledge of business, technology and design strategies, tools, techniques, and trends 
  • The flexibility to adjust to changes in project priorities 
  • The ability to help define success metrics 

Ideally, you also possess:

  • Experience in designing with/for Bootstrap front-end frameworks
  • Strong visual design skills
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Agile experience


We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.

Some of our outstanding benefits include:

  • Health & Dental Insurance 
  • Company paid Life Insurance 
  • 401(k) 
  • Paid Time Off benefits 
  • Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility 
  • Product discounts 
  • Wellness programs 



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