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Senior UX Designer - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) -Come help envision, define and design innovative online experiences that put our members' needs first and differentiate our products from others. We are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to help design intuitive interfaces that solve complex interactions with elegance and simplicity. You must be a self-starter and be willing to actively advocate for your point of view while remaining open to input and feedback. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Designer will partner with product owners, analytics, and engineering to identify opportunities and ideate within a cross-functional design team comprised of UI Designers, Copywriters, Researchers and Front-End Developers
  • Work in an agile environment across multiple scrum teams
  • Collaborates with product partners and business stakeholders in the creation of creative briefs, product requirements documentation and roadmaps.
  • 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.
  • Experience using research and analytics data to inform design decisions.
  • Designs with mobile first in mind and with an eye towards accessibility.
  • 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.
  • Collaboratively working with cross-functional (UI, Product, Dev & QA teams)
  • Demonstrated experience working in agile methodology
  • Partner with UX researcher on user research activities as well possess the ability to conduct, facilitate and report
  • Manage project deliverables, timelines and milestones -
  • Cross sell UX capabilities such as research, design workshops, content writing etc.
  • Build medium - high fidelity wireframes based on the requirements
  • Building visual compositions using existing design system or style guide
  • Ability to create and maintain visual style guide (Sr. Visual Designer only)
  • Lead discussions, training and other related activities geared towards improving UX value in the organization
  • Engage in professional development activities to enhance skillsYou'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:
    • Advanced Degree in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
    • 4+ years of experience working as a UX designer -
    • Experience creating wireframes in a professional environment -
    • Experience coaching and mentoring junior designersPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with design sprints and rapid ideation
      • Proficiency with Figma, Sketch and InVision
      • Comfort presenting and communicating via conferencing applications
      • Solid presentation and communication skillsTo 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)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 by law. -UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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