Senior UX Designer - Telecommute at Optum

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN +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)
Optum's User Experience Design Studio is looking for an energetic and creative Senior User Experience Designer who is passionate about creating great health care experiences.
We're seeking a savvy designer who wants to work on important and complex challenges. You'll collaborate with a cross-functional project team to design dashboards, portals, apps, or websites and partner with UX researchers, designers, and developers to create great experiences for our users.
Using user research, analysis, and UX methodologies, you'll translate user needs, patterns, information architecture, process flows, and other design inputs into easy-to-use and aesthetically beautiful solutions.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Lower 48 United States only.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform design duties for one or more projects to meet UX, technical, and business needs
  • Use wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, storyboards, mockups, and/or high-fidelity prototypes to communicate the current or future user experience
  • Participate in gathering research insights and concept testing to inform design decisions
  • Advocate for user-centered design including research, design, and accessibility
  • Leverage and contribute to existing design systems, pattern libraries, and UI guidelines
  • Critique in-progress design work, evaluating the usability and effectiveness of solutions

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:
  • 5+ years of UX design experience
  • Experience creating wireframes and prototypes to communicate design concepts
  • Experience with various UX design and collaboration tools (e.g., Sketch, Axure, Figma, InVision, Miro, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience participating in user research and concept testing with users
  • Portfolio of relevant user experience project deliverables
  • Demonstrated understanding of mature user-centered design and research practices

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Psychology, Information Architecture, Communications, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • Experience designing enterprise software, B2B applications or large employee-facing systems
  • Experience with medical or healthcare industries
  • Experience working within Agile methodologies
  • Experience in practical application of accessibility standards and guidelines
  • Experience designing for mobile and/or responsive web
  • Knowledge of UX- related analytics, metrics, and measurement techniques
  • Knowledge of video, motion graphics, or photography
  • Knowledge of foundational web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Leadership and/or involvement in the UX community (e.g., UXPA, AIGA, IxDA, meet-ups, clubs, conferences)
  • Skills in group facilitation and conducting research (user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, usability test moderation, card sorting, etc.)
  • Visual design or illustration skills
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary 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.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
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 bylower 48 law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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