Senior UX Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute at Optum (Minneapolis, MN or Remote)

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If you are an experienced Senior UX Engineer looking for an opportunity to work on leading edge technology looking to improve millions of lives while working in a cultural which encourages collaboration and design thinking, Optum maybe the right place for you!
UX at Optum (UHG) is the linchpin which brings together strategy, business, technology, and design. A Senior UX Engineer must be a champion for our users, while serving as a trusted partner to our stakeholders. Candidates must be comfortable being autonomous but also be able to delegate and maximize resources and timing. Our Senior UX Engineers must be advocates for running the right UX process and promoting project management best practices.
  • Influence product through strategy and execution.
  • Ascertain business goals, user needs, and understand technical constraints, throughout various product areas.
  • Produce a variety of design deliverables, ranging from low fidelity wireframes to high fidelity designs and interactive prototypes, to guide product development.
  • Collaborate with business and technical product owners, program managers, engineers, cross-functional stakeholders, and executives to create engaging user experiences with measurable impact.
  • Articulate the Product vision and present UX design strategies and UI decisions in clear and compelling language.
  • Mentor, manage, and collaborate with a variety of designers.
  • Constantly pushing for quality and proactively identify and prioritize opportunities for continuous process and product improvement.
  • Work within the constraints of a brand but be able to add their own creativity even with the most mundane of activities.

  • 8+ Years of hands-on experience in a position dedicated to UX.
  • Expert knowledge of the principles of UX and Usability best practices.
  • Expertise in UI design principles (Gestalt) and the ability to speak to your designs using industry terms.
  • Must have working experience in Agile/Scrum team environments and performing their own UX discovery.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates mastery of design thinking, double diamond UX, or other applicable HCD process.
  • Understanding of heuristics and accessibility standards (WCAG, 508, ADA, etc.).
  • Excellent communicator and presenter with experience working in 100% remote environments.
  • Expert in Figma, Sketch, or comparable design software.
  • Has led individual contributors or design teams previously.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Has performed their own UX discovery, research, and design with experience quantifying user feedback for implementation.
  • Experience with Information Architecture, content management, and/or design system language management/creation
  • Background in information architecture, HCI, Interaction Design, or similar.
  • Understanding of engineering and development technical implications.
  • Experience with product management or development.
  • Experience working in the health care field (Clinical).

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
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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What are Optum Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

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