Sr. UX/UI Designer - Web Platform Team at Ascension HealthcarePosted on: 10/30/2021
Location: Chicago, IL (ON-SITE)
### Job description The Ascension Design Team is looking for a seasoned Sr UX/UI Designer with expertise in visual design, fluency in user-centered practices, and a passion for solving for user needs through quality experiences. This role is partially remote and will be located in any one of our 3 Studio locations in Austin, Chicago, or St. Louis. In this role, you will be responsible for creating new patient and clinician digital experiences across all touchpoints in the daily health and healthcare journeys, including web communications, web applications, health record interfaces, communication systems, native mobile apps, telemedicine systems, and more. Expert capability in digital interface design and the use of human-centered design methods are critical to this role. You will help foster best practices for the team’s digital design practice and will play an important role in demonstrating the value of design thinking across the organization. Your role will be on the Web Platform Team and you’ll be a part of our growing Experience Research & Design organization in the Ascension Studio. The work of this team includes exploratory research and synthesis to understand latent user needs, design explorations to iteratively generate design options, prototyping and user testing to bring ideas to life, highly polished visual designs to delivery best-in-class experiences, collaboration with product, technology, marketing, and clinical colleagues, and a relentless passion for engaging directly with the user to continuously improve the experience. Experience working across all of these research and design activities is required, as is creating application interfaces and complex interaction designs. *A link to your portfolio is required in your application. Responsibilities: Support the UX Lead and other designers engaged within the same body of work, including external contractors Help drive the practice and implementation of visual design in the Web Platform and across the product teams Work on highly complex design programs, including multi-product experiences Work with complex networks of stakeholders and initiatives with substantial ambiguity to resolve Inspire others with strategic innovations and bridging design with other disciplines Collaboratively scope research and design activities, employing a diverse range of HCD methods Comfort leading/supporting working sessions for complex projects, navigating strategic debates, and presenting to senior leadership Create and deliver design assets, wireframes, prototypes and design specifications Collaborate with researchers, designers, product managers and developers to execute product roadmap Assist with exploratory user research, concept validation and usability testing Support design operations by creating and evolving design processes, tools and deliverables Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Interaction Design, Visual Design, UX Design, Web Design, or similar field. 4-7 years of professional experience in UX/UI design Experience working on UX/UI design for a variety of software applications Strong understanding of user-centered design (UCD) practices and principles Experience teaching and coaching non-designers in HCD methodology Ability to identify design opportunities and iteratively evaluate and refine concepts with a user-centered approach Rapid ideation/prototyping to bring concepts to life in service of learning and advancing understanding of user needs and behaviors Conducting feedback discussions with users and internal stakeholders to refine concepts Aptitude in aligning product designs to business strategies and goals Fluency in designing and prototyping across a variety of media, such as sketching, user stories, user journeys, wireframes, Figma, Invision, Adobe, etc. Experience as a UX/UI designer for digital products Excellent written and verbal communication skills Willingness to travel Preferred qualifications 5+ years of professional experience in UX/UI design Experience with mobile first design and responsive web design Experience working with design systems and design operations Experience working across multiple projects Experience working with agile design and development teams Experience working on fast-paced projects and bringing products to market Advanced degree in Interaction design, Visual Design, UX design, Web Design, or similar field is a plus.