User Experience Specialist

American National Springfield , MO 65802

Posted 5 months ago

Who we are.

American National is a successful and stable corporation guided by five core values: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork. We are among America's Most Trustworthy Financial Companies according to Forbes. We've spent the last 110+ years earning this reputation and we work each day to expand this legacy. We know we're not just selling insurance, we're providing security and peace of mind to our 5 million policyholders.

The growth, innovation and success of American National are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering exceptional service to our clients. Success begins and ends with our people. Their loyalty and dedication to American National is why we're successful.

If you share our values and can contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality service to our clients, we want to hear from you!

Why join us?

We know that our employees' lives encompass much more than the time they spend at work. To help them maintain a healthy work/life balance, we've compiled a generous benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses.

We've also incorporated unique benefits like our volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a non-profit of their choice. Healthy employees are productive employees so we also have a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

American National is seeking a Senior User Experience (UX) Specialist for our

Springfield, MO corporate location. This role collaborates with internal business areas to define the next generations of business concepts and solutions, including implementing strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core and new functions and features.

Responsibilities:

  • Partners with Project Managers, business areas and the UX/UI Design team regarding requirements and scheduling, basic presentation concepts, and budget estimates for projects

  • Assists with conducting UX and Technology audits and research

  • Synthesizes research findings to provide a better understanding of customers/clients, provide insight into business value, and identify potential usability issues and design opportunities.

  • Designs screen mockups and low fidelity wireframes based on the results of usability testing, research and customer feedback.

  • Communicates analysis, recommendations, and potential design solutions verbally and through documentation to key stakeholders including product managers, IT, and other UX/UI Design team members

  • Advocates for the end user by influencing decisions to ensure that product and design decisions are aligned with user needs and expectations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product), Computer Science, Human Sciences or related field preferred.

  • 1-3years' experience inpracticing user-centered design, UX development or testing. (Or any other degree or certification and3-5 years' experience in practicing user-centered design, UX development or testing.)

  • Experience using Agile methodologies, TFS, Microsoft Teams, Toggle, and/or Skype a plus

  • Deadline-driven, adaptable to changing priorities, and continuous learning mindset

  • Diplomatic approach to collaboration with other teams towards a common goal

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

American National's recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates always have the ability to determine their application status by logging into our Career Portal.

Learn more about our culture by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN

American National is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

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"If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you're willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. " James Pozzi, President and CEO.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

Job Segment: Social Media, Computer Science, User Experience, Marketing, Technology


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