Principal UX Design Lead

Los Angeles or Bay Area
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Debra Powell

Job Description:

This is a full time contract for 1 year with likely extension, and partial remote is offered.

This role is open to candidates in the Los Angeles area or the Bay area.

• Our client is seeking a solid Principal UX Lead to work within their Digital Experience Center to deliver new and updated features and experiences for web and mobile channels for their business to business sites. 
• The chosen candidate will lead a small team of 1 to 6 internal UX designers, shaping the overall experience and design of a digital/web product. 

Key Responsibilities 
● Act as the user advocate on cross-functional teams, ensuring that we are moving towards providing an optimal user experience for our members in terms of interactions and design aesthetic. 
● Collaborate with a cross-functional team of other designers, editors, developers, product and project managers to ensure that we are executing against project goals and milestones. 
● Ingest the business requirements, product goals and technical capabilities and come up with a successful UX solution that meets the business and experience needs. 
● Provide direction and support in regards to user interaction and experience, ensuring that users are able to interact with our products in intuitive, usable, and delightful ways. 
● Provide direction and support in regards to visual design, taking into consideration the interaction design direction, and adding the look and feel for brand identity and standards. 
● Create key design deliverables such as site maps, user flows, wireframes, style guides, visual design comps and interactive prototypes throughout the project lifecycle. 
● Apply Kaiser Permanente branding guidelines, UX standards and voice to a consistent brand experience. 
● Collaborate with the research team on usability testing, providing insight as well as prototypes for testing. 
● Collaborate with development to check that output coincides with an optimal user experience. 
● Collaborate with and occasionally lead outside vendors and agencies on projects that include cross-collaboration between external and internal resources. 
● Research and explore how emerging technology, design, behavior, and health care trends can best be applied to member experience. 

● Minimum of 8 years of UX/UI experience. 
● Expert in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. 
● Expert in Sketch and InVision. 
● Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. 
● Experience working with cross-functional teams. 
● Proven experience working with strict brand and style guide standards in a bigger company environment. 
● Deep knowledge of responsive web and mobile design principles, trends, competition, and technical limitations. 

Preferred Qualifications 
● Healthcare or Financial Services industry experience. 
● Mobile UX experience. 
● Enterprise experience. 
● Component design experience.