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Lead UX Designer

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We are looking for a Lead UX Designer to join us in our San Ramon, CA office. You will be part of the UX Center of Excellence, a new organization dedicated to leveraging digital technologies to drive revenue growth and customer value for healthcare company's software businesses. Working with a team of other user experience professionals, you will be responsible for driving the design or redesign of products or product lines within our portfolio.

You will leverage your years of developing unsurpassed user experiences for leading software brands to help define a design signature. You will display the ability to create unrivaled design solutions, and you will be able to communicate those design ideas in a way that is appropriate for the various stakeholders with whom you will interface. You will also work with some of the best external digital agencies along with world-class UX and technology leaders internally, and you will be a core member of a dynamic, exciting, fast-paced, and global team.

Responsibilities
• Act as a member of the Healthcare UX Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality interaction design practices. This includes participation in all aspects of UX – research, ideation, strategy, interaction design and visual design
• Define multi-year roadmaps for UX engagement within products
• Contribute to the design and development of “lighthouse” projects
• Contribute to the design and information architecture of clients next-generation software products and services
• Lead project teams to the launch of successful software products with unrivaled user experiences enhancing customer and business value while supporting strategic initiatives
• Be a subject matter expert in the area of interaction design, visual design or both. Be an evangelist for current trends in visual and interaction design for mobile, tablet, desktop and hardware-embedded software solutions
• Act as a thought leader for high quality software development through the focus of UX
• Multitask and manage the design of a product or product line in a cross-functional environment
• Conduct design reviews with product UX teams or external resources.
• Build relationships with healthcare businesses to develop and champion differentiating interaction design concepts

Requirements
• Bachelors in the following: Graphic/Visual Design, Fine Arts, Library and Information Science, Human Computer Interaction, Marketing, Industrial Design, or a related discipline
• Portfolio demonstrating successful examples of conceptual designs, prototypes, and final design patterns used in commercialized products
• 8+ years experience and strong working knowledge of goal-directed principles, processes and methodologies
• 8+ years of experience using Adobe’s latest platforms: Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
• 4+ years of consulting experience solving demanding UX challenges in both consumer and enterprise application environments
• 4+ years experience and strong working knowledge of site design; mastery in principles of Web and application design (HTML, XHTML, CSS, JS)
• A track record that demonstrates significant knowledge and experience in strategy, ideation and product definition using disruptive design practices
• A demonstrated understanding of all phases of goal-directed design and development, and the ability to create unrivaled interfaces that solve hard problems with elegant interaction solutions
• Strong communications (written and verbal), negotiation, and problem solving skills
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%, including overnight stays

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