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Principal UX Engineer - Raleigh, NC - 895141

Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Job Code
    895141
We are seeking a strong UX Experience designer in our Raleigh, NC Optum Tech offices. (Six Forks Location)

The primary duties of this position are to collaborate with key product owner and business stakeholders including UX Leads, Product Managers and Development Managers to identify, prioritize and implement design solutions in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Communicating the user experience at various stages of the design process by using wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes
  • Leveraging and contributing to existing design pattern libraries and interface guidelines
  • Work on one or more design projects from start to finish while meeting creative, technical and business requirements
  • Iterate rapidly, with high quality, and with user centered focus
  • Gather insights, prototyping concepts and validating solutions with users in order to inform design decisions
  • Exercise your expertise in performance, architecture, and object-oriented design to deliver compelling customer experiences
  • Critique in-progress design work, evaluating the priority and effectivity of solutions
  • Create prototypes to show and demonstrate interactions
  • Participate when and where necessary in the research process
  • Partner with the creative team and developers to maintain a cohesive design and experience throughout our product, providing expertise and mentorship
  • Share knowledge of healthcare Data and workflow tools as applicable
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:
  • 7+ years or more of visual and user-centered design expertise
  • In-depth knowledge of design tools, such as Axure, Sketch, Photoshop or Illustrator
  • Ability to create clean, visually consistent designs
  • Serve as design expert and SME
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in a fluid organization
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts clearly and persuasively across diverse audiences at various levels of our organization
  • Ability to manage stake holders in a professional and effective manner
  • Proven ability to manage multiple design requests in a timely fashion, with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Experience with providing critical analysis of user experience designs based on heuristics and other accepted design principles
  • Experience in creating wireframes, visual mockups graphics, user workflows, and low and high-fidelity prototypes
  • Ability to work with designers and developers to implement new ideas
  • Experience in group facilitation, user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, usability test design and moderation and card sorting
  • Experience in practical application of accessibility factors WCAG
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients
  • Ability to receive and provide design critique
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience designing for mobile and/or responsive web
  • Experience working with Agile methodology
  • Portfolio of past UX/IA projects including task flows, site maps, wireframes, etc.
  • Bachelor degree in Human-Computer Interaction, UX design or a related field
  • Ideal location is in our Raleigh, NC Optum offices
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher with a focus in information architecture, human computer interaction, interaction design, product design, cognitive psychology, or related discipline
  • Experience with enterprise software and the medical or healthcare domain
  • Professional experience working in a highly interactive development team
  • Experience in CSS, HTML
  • Involvement in the UX community (e.g. meet-ups, clubs, conferences)
  • Proven ability managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of user interaction analytics and measurements
  • Experience with conversational interaction design and its related technologies (natural language understanding, speech recognition, dialog generation, and speech synthesis)
  • Visual design skills
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)


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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Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-25

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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