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UnitedHealth Group Senior UX Design Engineer - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create new consumer experiences focused on patients, providers, payers, and others across the health care ecosystem

  • Design new approaches that enhance and extend the consumer experiences

  • Gather consumer and end-user requirements through in person interviews and secondary research

  • Help clients empathize with users by creating deliverables that tell a compelling story

  • Help bring the Optum Health Solution vision to live through product design, user experience, and user interface and interaction design

  • Use data, including key performance indicators, market research, and testing methods, to identify ways to conceptualize and advance the user experience

  • Create personas from user research and leverage rapid prototyping and wireframes at various levels of fidelity to gain user feedback and validate assumptions

  • Work alongside and collaboratively with development teams to understand constraints and identify opportunities to modernize our approach to delivery

  • Be a mentor to junior designers by reviewing work performed and providing constructive feedback and support

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:

  • A portfolio of work that demonstrates your level of skill for the following: mobile application, responsive web, enterprise digital platform, or consumer-facing portal designs

  • Experience with one or many UX research methods, including group facilitation, user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, and/or usability testing

  • Leveraging designs, common components from a Design System

  • 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

  • Demonstrates history of teamwork, agility and lean design principles within complex organizations and enterprise-grade experiences

  • Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, and achievement drive

  • 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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