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Principal UX/UI Designer- UK Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries - from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

Here at Optum, part of United Health Group we'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do -your life's best work.(sm)

About the Role:

As a Principal UX Designer you will be joining an established UX Studio with 33 team members. Globally we have the support of over 188 as part of the global design team. The Principal UX Designer is essential for ensuring cross-functional project team collaboration. -Working alongside the UX researchers, designers, and developers to create great experiences for our users. You'll have the opportunity to design dashboards, portals, apps, or websites and partner with user interface designers, other interaction designers, web developers and UX managers to translate information architecture, navigation and process flows into easy-to-use and aesthetically beautiful solutions. -In addition to having impact on a great team, you'll also discover the career opportunities you'd expect from an Industry Leader. -

Primary Responsibilities of the -Principal UX Designer:

  • Perform design for one or more projects to meet UX, technical, and business needs.
  • Use wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, storyboards, mock-ups, and/or high-fidelity prototypes to communicate the current or future user experience.
  • Participate in gathering research insights and concept testing to inform design decisions.
  • Advocate for user-centred design including research, design, and accessibility.
  • Leverage and contribute to existing design systems, pattern libraries, and UI guidelines.
  • Consult with the team throughout development and rollout to ensure designs are understood, implemented and communicated appropriately
  • Contribute to internal innovation projects related to user experience

    Required Qualifications of the -Principal UX Designer:

    • Significant experience designing user interfaces for the web following user-centred design principles
    • A proven track record of delivering user-centric solutions, including a portfolio of past UX/IA projects, which should include task flows, site maps, wireframes, etc.
    • Ability to adapt user-centred and visual designs to stakeholder requirements and technical constraints

      • Experience with various UX design and collaboration tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, Axure, InVision, Miro, etc.)

        • Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively
        • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts clearly and persuasively across diverse audiences at various levels of the organization
        • Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients
        • Strong organisational skills and high attention to detail
        • Excellent leadership and relationship building skills
        • High level of customer focus

          Preferred Qualifications of the -Principal UX Designer:

          • A degree in Human-Computer Interaction, a related field or education experience in designing user interfaces for the web following user-centred design principles
          • Knowledge of providing critical analysis of user experience designs based on heuristics and other accepted design principles
          • Knowledge of group facilitation, user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, usability test design and moderation and card sorting
          • Knowledge and practical application of accessibility factors, per ADA, Section 508 requirements and WCAG 2.1 guidelines
          • Experience working with Agile methodology
          • Previous experience in leading teams or projects, scoping new work and stakeholder management
          • Involvement in the UX community (e.g., UXPA, AIGA, IxDA, meet-ups, clubs, conferences)

            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)

            All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the 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, colour, 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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