Sr. UX Designer

Oakland, CA
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Debra Powell

Job Description:


Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI, Design or related field.

● Experience with UX design for web based applications

● Experience with data centric applications.

● Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

● Experience working with cross-¬functional teams in an agile environment.

● Proven experience working within the design standards of a larger company environment.

Our healthcare client is seeking a solid UI/UX Designer to work within their Technical Services Group to design a national web based Underwriting application. The chosen candidate will work closely with their internal Architect, product management, developers, and other stakeholders to ensure that the design experiences meet the needs of their consumers and internal stakeholders.


Key Responsibilities:

● Act as the user advocate on cross-¬functional teams, ensuring that we are moving towards providing an optimal user experience for our user in terms of interactions and design aesthetic.

● Collaborate with a cross-¬functional team of architects, business SMEs, 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 efficient ways.

● Provide direction and support in regards to visual design, taking into consideration the interaction design direction, and adding the look and feel that best meets the need.

● Create key design deliverables such as site maps, user flows, wireframes, style guides, visual design comps and interactive prototypes throughout the project lifecycle.

● Collaborate with the QA 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.



Preferred Qualifications Healthcare or Financial Services industry experience.


Candidate can be remote, with occasional travel to our downtown Oakland office, as needed. 

Client Description:

Taking a position with our client gets you in with a leader in its field.

Our client is a five-star medical provider who, as an innovator, was the first in their industry to offer electronic health records. They’re constantly on the forefront of innovation in the healthcare field, both for their technical advances as well as for their community involvement. Volunteerism and community service are critical components of their approach to improving the general health in all of their neighborhoods.

Our client practices what they preach, and has a strong commitment to work-life balance and a healthy lifestyle. On many of their campuses you can find fitness centers, walking paths, as well as volleyball and basketball courts. Stay healthy while developing your career path!

Aquent places talented writers, digital designers and user experience candidates, as well as editorial candidates with this market leader every day in one of a number of locations throughout California We’ve had the benefit of twenty years of experience placing talent at this company and there is an extensive network of talent here, not only actively working for Aquent, but also now senior members of the organization who have been converted to permanent employees over the years.