• User Experience (UX) Designer II

    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.


    Our Ideal Candidate:You are fluent in user-centered design best practices; including journey mapping, conceptualizing, prototyping interactions, with an emphasis on wire-framing.  You feel fulfilled when your designs meet the needs of users, and help them achieve their goals. You are engaged by a team that encourages a continual feedback loop to provide input and receive feedback on your ideas. 


    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.


    Wellmark has been named one of the best employers in the U.S. by Forbes Magazine, ranking #3 out of the top 500 midsize employers in the nation and 1st among midsize insurance companies!


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

    Hiring Specifications Preferred

    • Masters degree
    • Certified Usability Analyst (CUA) - Human Factors International
    • Experience with Invision software
    • Experience with Axure software
    • 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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