• User Experience (UX) Designer I

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Requires Non-Compete?
  • Job Summary

    About the Career: In this role you will serve as an integral part of Wellmark's User Experience Design team, which sits within our Technology division at Wellmark, and partners closely with our Marketing division. You will be responsible for designing customer facing digital products including responsive websites and mobile applications that drive our digital and user experience strategy. You will be accountable for balancing user and business needs with product requirements and technical constraints, and transforming into user focused, intuitive interfaces for mobile and web.


    Why Wellmark Technology? At a time when technology is creating new business models, disrupting industries and creating valuable experiences for consumers, our role as technology team members must elevate an organization through innovative transformation, modernized technology and delivery of new business strategies, including an aim to continuously evolve and enhance the customer experience. At Wellmark, our technology transformation program is called ASCEND and is led by our empowered technology leaders and team members. Together, we are leaning into the future, owning the outcome and working together to transform how we work and what innovative solutions we deliver.

    Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

    • Bachelors degree or direct and equivalent experience
    • Less than a year experience/or internship designing, executing and advocating user experience principles / methodologies, sketching, wire-framing and mockup creation experience. 
    • Track record of applying common user centered design practices and tools to solve tough design problems
    • Ability to prototype what you design
    • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
    • Passion for Design and User Experience
    • Experience with user research and testing
    • Experience designing across multiple form factors (desktop, tablet, mobile, laptop)
    • Ability to collaborate with others, facilitate sesssions as needed, and influence others


    Hiring Specifications Preferred

    • Masters degree
    • Certified Usability Analyst from Human Factors International
    • Experience with Sketch
    • Presentation skills (Technology and Business presentations)
    • Experience with Agile Scrum SDLC preferred


    Job Accountabilities

    a. Responsible for executing visual and UX design for a variety of channels. Plan, design, and enhance the user experience of Wellmark applications. Work to identify gaps in existing user experiences and make recommendations for improvement.

    b. In collaboration with the Sr UX Designer, Stakeholder Experience and other business stakeholders, will coordinate and manage project workload and ensure that work product meets business requirements.

    c. Responsible for the development of wireframes, process flows, prototypes, high fidelity mockups, and detailed UI and visual design specifications. Will validate designs through reviews, usability testing.

    d. Identify industry best practices for user experience and ensure that they are leveraged throughout organization to address business and user goals.

    e. Other duties as assigned.


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