UX Designer - Telecommute

  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Salt Lake City, UT, United States
  • May 12, 2022
Full time

Job Description

UnitedHealthcare 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)

The positions in the user experience job function are all related to user-centered design - a process to help ensure products and services meet the needs of customers, employees, and other users. This job function is a collection of specialties each with a unique skill set. These roles may involve UX design, visual design, user research, accessibility, front-end development, or data visualization. Colleagues in these roles use their knowledge of interface design, research methods, accessibility guidelines, and current programming techniques to design, research, develop and assess products and services to enhance the overall user experience and create usable and accessible digital experiences.

  • Generally, work is self-directed and not prescribed 
  • Works with less structured, more complex issues 
  • Serves as a resource to others

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with product owners, users, and stakeholders to develop solutions that effectively solve problems and meet business objectives 
  • Oversee and contribute to the creation of wireframes, prototypes, visual designs, and usability tests 
  • Promote the value of user-centered design throughout the organization 
  • Collaborate with designers to maintain and expand upon our design system standards 
  • Research best practices and industry guidance to build better solutions 
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within existing work and processes 
  • Facilitate stakeholder reviews to gain approvals 
  • Provide user experience recommendations and guidance to leadership

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Creative or Technology-related field
  • 3+ years of work experience relevant to User Experience (UX)
  • 1+ years of experience with software used to create wireframes and prototypes
  • 1+ years of experience performing research and making recommendations based on quantitative and qualitative data
  • Experience with user-centered design and/or design thinking
  • Expert in Design & Prototyping, with tools like: Axure, Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Skilled in visual and interactive design and creating information architecture, wireframes & prototypes
  • Portfolio that displays design and expertise
  • Ability to provide a portfolio or sample of previous work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health Insurance experience
  • Knowledgeable in Adobe Experience Manager or similar CMS
  • HTML5 and CSS3 skills, with cross-browser, cross-platform compatibility, accessibility

To 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 at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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.