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Sr UX Engineer - Telecommute - All US

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Product Experience and Design (PXD) requires a unique blend of real-world experience and theory, entrepreneurial zeal, and elite production and execution.

Working as Senior Product Designer means you'll be part of a team of highly skilled individuals tackling all aspects of the design process from user research to prototyping to telling the project story to the client. You will work as a design leader and member of a multi-disciplinary engineering team to create and deliver market leading offerings for clients across the continuum of care.

You will be help people live healthier lives when you bring your expertise, passion, energy, focus and all-in approach to work every day.

About Health Solutions Design:
Human-centered and grounded in Research
Begins and ends all design work rooted in some form of primary, secondary or visual research. Leverages modern best practices focused on enterprise or data-heavy solutions (critical).

Helps build shared product vision
Critical partner with Business and Tech Product to achieve goals. Generates journey maps, personas and other design tools to depict clear high level end-to-end experience and data architecture. Builds relationships with users to fuel creative solutions that are human-centered.

Partners with Product + Engineering
Responsible for focusing on day-to-day design, iterative testing + adjusting to technical restraints while pushing bounds of innovation.

Delivers quality, timely results
Focuses on outcomes for real end users, and perceived value by business, responsiveness to feedback, quality, focuses on the hidden details, thoughtful interactions.

Documentation, Clarity and Accessibility
Consciously improves perceptions of design value through clear and concise information, presentation modes, clickable prototypes and accessible content.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Provide material support for the consumer and clinical experiences as needed by Tech and Digital Product / marketing teams
  • Explore emerging opportunity in the healthcare digital design space, evaluate and evangelize as needed
  • Learn from and support the UI Design System and improve the components incrementally. Create UI Design, UI components, Visual Design elements as required
  • Lead discussion and critique of work, solicit requirements from stakeholders, be a key partner in helping deliver on our mission
  • Serves as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Support team and individual development
  • Lead and maintain a design culture of simple, seamless interfaces and components
  • Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement. Hold broader organization and vendor to our standards
  • Authorizes deviations from standards
  • May lead initiatives or design related projects
  • Motivates and inspires other team members
  • Manage day to day intake and work assignments for Health Solutions designers as needed



    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:


    • Undergraduate degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Design, communication, or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of product design and/or user experience and design
    • 5+ years of experience working with design tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, Invision, Marvel, or similar)
    • 3+ years of experience in Human Centered Design processes


      Preferred Qualifications:


      • Experience with one or many UX research methods, including group facilitation, user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, and/or usability testing
      • History of team work, agility and lean design principles within complex organizations and enterprise-grade experiences
      • Portfolio of work that demonstrates your level of skill for the following: mobile application, responsive web, enterprise digital platform, or consumer-facing portal designs
      • Leveraging designs, common components from a Design System
      • Initiative, self-motivation and achievement drive
      • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
      • Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively
      • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and business partners
      • Ability to sell ideas through active listening and negotiation
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation



        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

        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)

        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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