We are seeking an experienced UX designer to work hands on and leading teams in our Raleigh, NC location.
This group collaborates with the Patient Portal Care Delivery Clinics across various Optum locations and practices.The person must be very adept technically as well as leading teams and working with high profile customers and stakeholders.
Manage small team of user experience designers and researchers to design compelling and useful products
Partner with a creative team and developers to maintain a cohesive design and experience throughout our product, providing expertise and mentorship
Collaborate with stakeholders including UX Leads, Product Managers and Development Managers to identify, prioritize and implement design solutions in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Communicating the user experience at various stages of the design process by using wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes
Leveraging and contributing to existing design pattern libraries and interface guidelines
Work on one or more design projects from start to finish while meeting creative, technical and business requirements
Iterate rapidly, with high quality, and with user centered focus
Gather insights, prototyping concepts and validating solutions with users in order to inform design decisions
Exercise your expertise in performance, architecture, and object-oriented design to enable a team of UX professionals to deliver compelling customer experiences
Critique in-progress design work, evaluating the priority and effectivity of solutions
Work with design team to create prototypes to show and demonstrate interactions
Participate when and where necessary in the research process
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.
Bachelor degree in Human-Computer Interaction, design or related field or 5 years of equivalent work experience
7 years or more of visual and user-centered design expertise
In-depth knowledge of design tools, such as Axure, Sketch, Photoshop or Illustrator.
Ability to create clean, visually consistent designs
Comfortable with ambiguity in a fluid organization
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts clearly and persuasively across diverse audiences at various levels of our organization
Proven ability to manage multiple user experience professionals towards a cohesive vision
Experience with providing critical analysis of user experience designs based on heuristics and other accepted design principles
Experience in creating wireframes, visual mockups graphics, user workflows, and low and high-fidelity prototypes
Ability to work with designers and developers to implement new ideas
Experience in group facilitation, user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, usability test design and moderation and card sorting
Experience in practical application of accessibility factors WCAG
Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively
Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients
Ability to receive and provide design critique
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Experience designing for mobile and/or responsive web
Experience working with Agile methodology
Portfolio of past UX/IA projects including task flows, site maps, wireframes, etc.
Past experience as a team lead, SME and/or Manager of UX team
Must work in Raleigh, NC Optum office
Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
Master's degree or higher with a focus in information architecture, human computer interaction, interaction design, product design, cognitive psychology, or related discipline
Experience with enterprise software and the medical or healthcare domain
Professional experience working in a highly interactive development team
Involvement in the UX community (e.g. meet-ups, clubs, conferences)
Knowledge of medical and healthcare systems, patient portals or Rx
Proven ability managing multiple projects simultaneously
Knowledge of user interaction analytics and measurements
Experience with conversational interaction design and its related technologies (natural language understanding, speech recognition, dialog generation, and speech synthesis)
Visual design skills
Experience in CSS, HTML
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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.
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Job Keywords: Manager User Experience Team, Raleigh, North Carolina, NC
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