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) We are growing the Optum User Experience Design Studio (UXDS) in Dublin and are looking for a creative and technically savvy UX Designer to join our team. You will be joining an established UX Studio in Dublin, with over 20 team members. Globally we have the support of over 160 as part of the global UXDS team. You will work within a collaborative, cross-functional team to positively impact the design of our applications whilst following a user-centred design process. You will 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. Primary Responsibilities:Interaction Design Discover and design new user experiences that drive the next generation of web and mobile applications Research, analyse and interpret a variety of inputs to conceive and document user experience requirements Effectively represent the voice of the user to influence and improve design decisions Create wireframes, site maps, feature lists, specifications and other artefacts Develop interactive design simulations using Axure or similar design tools Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team that includes visual designers, content specialists and developers during ideation, design and development 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 experiencResearch and Analysis Conduct primary research via user interviews, focus groups and contextual analysis to generate actionable insights for user experience designs Assist with designing usability tests, draft test scripts and perform test moderation Effectively communicate research findings to design teams and stakeholders Monitor industry, technology and competitive trends to continually identify opportunities for applying improvements
Required Qualifications: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-centered and visual designs to stakeholder requirements and technical constraints Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively Good communication skills, both verbal and written A good practice of selling ideas with good negotiation skills Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients Experience with designing and developing interactive prototypes using Axure or a similar design tools Preferred Qualifications:An undergraduate 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 W3C WAI guidelines Experience working with Agile methodology Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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. Job keywords: UX, Designer, IA, Axure, Dublin, Ireland
Internal Number: 748075
About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.