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Lead UX Designer – Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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744188 Lead UX Designer Eden Prairie MN

Lead UX Designer – Eden Prairie, MN (744188)

Position Description


We are building the equivalent of Amazon Web Services for the healthcare industry. In doing so, we are changing a whole industry with our technology. If you are the kind of designer that wants your work to really matter, this is an opportunity to work on the frontline of America’s health care system, leveraging your expertise to improve the user experience for doctors, patients, and administrators every day.




Do you take pride in designing and delivering solutions that make a difference in people’s lives? Applications and services that are scalable and can be leveraged and reused in the global marketplace? Then Optum is the place for you! At Optum, you can bring your passion for innovation to an Agile environment where some of the smartest people you'll ever work with are working together to help disrupt the healthcare system with smart technology. We will make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Lead UX Designer, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your design expertise, making historic transformation in health care and changing the way our businesses and consumers engage with technology. You will be challenged with delivering high quality software products to impact the health care industry for the better. Here, you'll work at a pace you didn't know you had in you, your performance will be rewarded and, at the end of the day, you'll know you're doing your life's best work.(sm)



We are looking for an experienced UX/UI designer to be the hands-on Lead Designer of a highly visible product portfolio. You will be working closely with multiple scrum teams to help continuously innovate and deliver effective, easy to use applications. You will also design the overall functionality of the product and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with product owners, technical leads and other stakeholders on UX strategy and implementation
  • Collaborate with and inspire other team members, keeping up with the design industry evolution including best practices, new trends and tools
  • Analyze user feedback to iterate on designs to enhance the user experience
  • Mentor other UX designers as part of cross-functional scrum teams
  • Communicate best practices for design and reasoning behind UX decisions to key stakeholders
  • Translate concepts into wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Facilitate product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of UX/UI design experience
  • Proficient in Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design tools
  • Proficient in prototyping tools such as Flinto, InVision, Marvel, etc
  • Familiar with the benefits of methods such as Atomic Design and achieving reusability in both the designs and tooling
  • Ability to work with the product team and clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet our needs and vision
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies
  • Exceptional portfolio of shipped creative product design that showcases your visual and interaction design abilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in a design leadership role
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills. React knowledge is a double plus
  • Ability to lead and incorporate user research, testing activities and deliverables

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.



Job Keywords: UX designer, user-interface, user experience, lead web designer, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flinto, InVision, Marvel, visual design tools, prototyping tools, Atomic Design, design methods, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number744188
  • Job TitleLead UX Designer – Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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