UX Architect - Remote at Careerlink

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As a key member of the Digital Experience and Design team, the UX Architect is an accomplished professional responsible for acting as principle experience design solution leads for enterprise-level initiatives and establishing the over-arching experiences and standards. Leading UX design and UX research that drives intuitive user experiences with our digital properties.

This role works closely with the UX Visual Architect and the UX Development Architect generating big ideas, establishing collaborative digital solutions to enterprise-wide objectives. Working with stakeholders, leaders and team members to research, design and implement innovative solutions that push the boundaries of current enterprise digital capabilities, advocating for improved user experiences which in turn creates high-performing teams.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
  • Leads enterprise strategic initiatives from a user experience design and research perspective.
  • Fulfills role as principle solution lead for UX Designers and UX Researchers, coordinating the creative process, project direction and implementation while collaborating with business partners to help set and coordinate solutioning efforts across the corporation.
  • Understands full UX and the business product lifecycles, bringing forth design thinking from discovery of user/customer and business opportunities through solution definition, implementation and iteration.
  • Conceiving and implementing design concepts, strategies and direction of marketing web sites and web-based applications.
  • Supervising the UX design processes while closely collaborating with fellow UX Team members and business partners to improve user experience, performance, and accessibility.
  • Translates essential business strategies to UX strategies by fully understanding business capabilities, requirements, product details, and how outside factors (ex. Compliance, ADA, legal ramifications) influence initiatives.
  • Iterates on ideas based upon validated learning, critique, and collaboration.
  • Analyze data to inform and articulate design decisions.
  • Coordinates efforts across multiple environments/teams to improve user experiences.
  • Mentors team members on various UX design processes in order to improve skillsets within the Digital Experience and Design Team.
  • Ongoing awareness of how design decisions impact the entire site experience.
  • Effectively manage their workflow to meet expectations and deadlines.
  • Leads and implements UX design standards for Digital UX Designers, UX Researchers, vendors, and business partners.
  • Understand and plan how the business strategy ties to the user strategy.
  • Think beyond the screen to other channels and future technologies identify opportunity area for digital property enhancements.
  • Communicate project goals and the importance of research of design.
  • Design wireframes, initial layouts, interactive prototypes and other assets to communicate design strategy.
  • Work with the team to define design requirements.
  • Focus on the big picture, the journeys, mindsets and contexts in which users actually experience our digital properties.
  • Facilitates and advocates user focus across the organization and communicates the value and principles of user-centered design and development.
ABOUT YOU:
  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.
  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.
  • 5+ years hands-on experience as a UX Designer, UX Researcher, or UX interaction design preferably as a member of UX team(s).
  • Experience with creating and conducting moderated and unmoderated usability studies.
  • Familiarity with digital design and understanding digital analytics.
  • Uses the UX design process to approach solving digital design challenges.
  • Proficient with common design software (Adobe products, Sketch, InVision, Keynote/PPT for the creation of IXD artifacts, documentation, and presentations -or- fluency with Photoshop and Illustrator or Sketch).
  • Ability to design for and execute across multiple interfaces, platforms and channels (Web, email, mobile, social media).
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating ideas through effective storytelling with sketches, wireframes, comps and prototypes
  • Strong experience with ADA compliance requirements.
  • Strong problem-solving, multi-tasking and critical thinking skills.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics or other Web analytics solutions.
  • Strong understanding of branding as it relates to user experience.
  • Humility and recognition that you don't have all the answer.
  • Strong proven experience of communicating ideas through design prototypes.
  • Fluent in responsive design.
  • Sound knowledge of insurance of insurance products and the insurance industry.
  • Adept in problem-solving and critical thinking.
  • Excellent Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Adaptability and an enthusiasm for continuous learning.
  • Creativity, imagination and a sense of humor.
  • Places high value on the diverse strengths, backgrounds, and talents others bring to the workforce.
VALUABLE EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in design or related field.
  • Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Experience as a design team lead or mentor to members of design teams.
  • Experience designing for mobile platforms (iOS and Android).
  • Interest and participation in professional industry groups, conferences.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging. To learn more about our commitment of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit our website
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 300 company.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site.
  • Salary Range: Minimum: $92,680 MidPoint: $122,798 Maximum: $152,915
  • Pay commensurate with experience.
  • Recognized as a certified Great Place to Work®.
MUTUAL OF OMAHA:

Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, youll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here youll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged feel a sense of belonging and contribute to the companys exceptional future.

We are committed to optimizing flexible work. We support a full range of work approaches: fully remote, hybrid and in-person. Many of our roles are remote. Employees in remote roles may occasionally travel to a Mutual of Omaha office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Remote employees who are assigned a Mutual of Omaha office location can work on-site on a voluntary basis, subject to local and company COVID-19 guidelines.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Careerlink operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Careerlink was founded in 1992. It has 16 total employees. To see all 487 open jobs at Careerlink, click here.
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