Senior User Experience Designer - Telecommute (Phoenix, AZ or Remote)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ +25 more | Remote
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
We are looking for a curious and passionate designer to join our design team at OptumRx. Our design team envision, define, and design thoughtful, innovative, empathetic online experiences that aim to make people's lives easier by simplifying and supporting the prescription drug experience. We're a close-knit and friendly team which uses highly collaborative and iterative user centered design process for solving complex user problems in healthcare.
As a Senior UX Designer, you will build strong relationships with research product management, engineering and analytics and marketing to identify opportunities and ideate within a cross-functional design team comprised of UI Designers, Copywriters, Researchers and Front-End Developers.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with a cross-functional team of researchers, content strategists, accessibility, product managers, analytics, and business stakeholders in the creation of creative briefs, product requirements documentation and roadmaps
  • Experience using research and analytics data to inform design decisions
  • Performs the following for every project: ideation, input during reviews at all steps of the process, and creation of clear and comprehensible wireframes within specified product requirements and deadlines
  • Designs with mobile first in mind and with an eye towards accessibility
  • Work in an agile environment across multiple scrum teams
  • Diplomatically advocates for the user and communicates informed design rational and value
  • Develops new and effective interactive design solutions on time and within scope
  • Support our design principles and mentor junior designers
  • Partner with other UX designers in the development / improvement of our design practice and operations

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • 4+ years of relevant hands-on experience as a user experience designer
  • Experience in translating product requirements into creating user flows, information architecture diagrams and wireframes
  • Proficient using one or more design tools such as Figma, Axure, Sketch, InVision etc.
  • Have a portfolio (OR) ability to walk us through recent project work to demonstrate your experience and the thought process behind your work

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, or other related discipline
  • 1+ year(s) of experience leading UX design projects
  • Experience working in healthcare
  • Experience with design sprints and rapid ideation
  • Experience coaching and mentoring junior designers
  • Solid communication & presentation skills.
  • Comfortable presenting and communicating via conferencing applications
  • Open to growth & development; Interest and openness to feedback and development opportunities

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Many companies have a standard 8-hour day, but we don’t. Optum is a global company, so we recognize that working hours are different for everyone depending on their situation. Optum has implemented flexible working policies that allow employees to work from home in addition to the traditional office setting with virtual tools to support everyone.

Rachel

Chief of Staff

What projects are you most excited about?

My teams work on Digital Benefits where our mission is to deliver benefit clarity, cost transparency, and guidance towards increasing healthy outcomes for our members! One exciting project that we just finished was the Mental Health Hub, where we worked to spotlight member's mental health benefits offered by their United Healthcare health plans.

Tim

Senior Software Engineering Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

At Optum the ideal of helping people live healthier lives transcends the healthcare industry and applies to our employee experience. Through meaningful mentorships and participation in holistic leadership development programs, I have been empowered to show up as the best version of my authentic self at home and at work to pursue my life’s purpose.

Kat

Technology Product Director

How does the company support your career growth?

I started with the company 12 years ago and have been promoted 5 times. As an analyst, I provided leaders with meaningful analytics needed for decision-making. Now as a Director, I’m the one making the decisions. I’m responsible for creating effective business strategy, executing tactical plans, and helping drive patent culture transformation.

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