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Senior User Experience Designer

UnitedHealth Group

Southfield, MI
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744813 Senior User Experience Designer

Senior User Experience Designer (744813)

Position Description

Senior User Experience Designer



If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Position Summary

We are seeking a Senior User Experience Designer for our Southfield, Michigan location responsible for designing objects, facilities, and technical environments to optimize human experiences and overall system performance, by ing theory, principles, and data regarding the relationship between humans and technology; conducting usability evaluation studies such as usability lab and remote testing, heuristic evaluations, cognitive walkthroughs, and user interviews; possessing experience in the field of usability engineering and being a competent user of prototyping tools to assess the user-interface and usability characteristics. This position requires a strong understanding of user-centered design methodology, usability guidelines, and usability patterns to better technology to the user experience to investigate and analyze characteristics of human behavior and performance as it relates to the use of technology.


  • Master's degree or equivalent in Information Science specializing in Human Computer Interaction or related field.
  • 3 years related experience with a minimum of 18 months in healthcare application design. Employer will accept experience gained concurrently. Will accept experience gained before, during or after Master’s program.
  • Must have 18 months demonstrated experience with (1) User Centered Interaction Design- wire-framing and prototyping solutions for mobile, tablet and desktop experiences based on research and data; (2) Design Research- contextual inquiry, usability evaluation, heuristic evaluation, user interviews, surveys, competitive analysis; (3) Client management- requirements gathering and analysis, requirements prioritization, reviewing with clients and incorporating client feedback; (4) Project level management - coordinating budget, resources and timelines with clients, frontend and backend development, testing, design and research teams and any other teams involved; and (5) Understanding of usability and accessibility guidelines and best practices. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Supervises 2-5 individuals as co-members of a project team. Domestic travel as much as once a month for project related purposes.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Details

  • Contest Number744813
  • Job TitleSenior User Experience Designer
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Southfield, MI
    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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