UX Designer for Major HealthCare Company in Los Angeles

Theresa Murphy
2009
UX Designer for Major HealthCare Company in Los Angeles
October 4, 2010 - 6:28pm
Pasadena, CA
United States
Employer: 
Client through Aquent staffing
From a recruiter: 
Recruiter
Term: 
Contract
How to apply: 
Please email: tmurphy@aquent.com
Description: 

 

This is an AMAZING opportunity with an Award-Winning UX Team for one of the largest HealthCare providers in the Country.
This is LONG TERM and VERY STABLE. I have had contractors there for long periods as well as those who are offered permanent roles.

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A STABLE, LONG TERM CONTRACT with GOOD WORK/LIFE BALANCE, then this is it!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for someone who thrives doing User-Centered Design and helping to create a great User Experience (UX). The Interaction Designer will be responsible for information architecture, wireframe design, applying patterns to new features and involvement in user research efforts. A successful Interaction Designer must be able to work with minimal supervision on multiple concurrent projects.

The Interaction Designer will also be involved with designing and conducting user-centered design research, identification of user needs and goals, and usability testing such as rapid iterative usability testing and design, heuristic evaluations, and in-depth usability testing.

You will be expected to:

  • Develop effective interactive design solutions that meet business, project, and design goals, based on standards and guidelines
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other functional groups (e.g., Creative, Technology, Product Management, Marketing and Production) to deliver on website and feature development and ongoing enhancements
  • Create IA and user experience documentation and contribute to the development of processes and best practices
  • Participate in design team and project team meetings
  • Understand site visitor needs by developing personas and conducting user research efforts
  • Contribute to site and project requirement definitions including analyzing/reconciling user, business, and technical needs as regards IA and UX
  • Responsible for the creation of consistent information hierarchies for site navigation on both a site-wide level and a page-specific level, while adhering to design uniformity within and across projects
  • Evaluate existing and new designs for quality and consistency, ensuring scalability of design on projects
  • Develop detailed navigation flows, site maps, wireframes and interface design/ functional specifications that capture site processes and all user interaction points with the system
  • Evangelize good user experience and innovative and engaging interaction design
  • Updating and maintaining a Design Pattern Library



Qualifications include:

  • 3-5 years of Web Interaction Design experience
  • 3-5 years of usability testing experience with an emphasis on Web usability testing and evaluation.
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • A strong working knowledge of and experience applying statistical analysis to usability assessments.
  • Sensitivity to the physical, cognitive, emotional, environmental, social, and cultural needs of the online audience
  • Ability to effectively negotiate conflict and persuade others on the merits of a design or other user experience solution
  • Ability to assess, prioritize, and make tradeoffs in considering business, technical, and user constraints to design
  • Experience designing UI solutions for consumer-focused Web sites and applications
  • Experience with interface design tools like Dreamweaver, Visio, IRise and similar applications
  • A minimum of 3 years experience designing high-quality online solutions and working with a cross-functional team of user-centered designers and business stakeholders
  • Comfortable setting up video and computer equipment for testing.
  • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills.


Tools:

  • Visio
  • iRise (nice to have)
  • Open to others as well



NICE TO HAVE's:

  • Healthcare, Financial Services
  • Online Services, Member Services, Customer Services, Personalized Content
  • Consumer facing sites
  • Agile or iterative process