Senior UX Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Location: Schaumburg, IL or Minneapolis, MN (M-Th onsite post quarantine, Fri. remote)

Visa: Permanent Residents Only


Part of a 6-person team, known as the Speed Team, responsible for helping development teams strategize and design solutions when they are stuck and streamline their processes to add velocity to their product delivery. Team will help Develop and execute a best in class process to enable OptumRx to launch, advance and grow key products more timely while bringing new and innovative products to market faster and for the least investment possible. Will help accelerate the advancement of product ideas and solutions to market through a fundamental shift in team mobilization, project execution and delivery timelines.

Job Description:

  • Discover and design new user experiences that drive the next generation of web and mobile applications.
  • Research, analyze and interpret a variety of inputs to conceive and document user experience requirements.
  • Effectively represent the voice of the user to influence and improve design decisions.
  • Create high fidelity wireframes, site maps, feature lists, specifications and other artifacts.
  • Develop interactive design simulations using Axure or similar design tools.
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team that includes visual designers, content specialists and developers during ideation, design and development.
  • Consult with the team throughout development and rollout to ensure designs are understood, implemented and communicated appropriately.
  • Mentor junior interaction designers and team members on usability, experience design and related topics.
  • Contribute to internal innovation projects related to user experience
  • Experience designing for mobile and/or responsive web preferred.
  • Proficient with graphic design tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Knowledge of CSS, JavaScript, (X)HTML, HTML5 and W3C Web Standards.
  • Knowledge and practical application of accessibility factors, per ADA Section 508 requirements and W3C WAI guidelines.
  • Exposure to and general understanding of information architecture tools such as Visio, Axure and iRise a plus.
  • Proficiency with design tools, such as Axure, Visio, Omnigraffle, iRise, Fireworks, Photoshop or Illustrator.
  • Knowledge and understanding of accessibility principles and techniques desired, experience developing accessible user interfaces a plus.
  • Knowledge of video, motion graphics, HTML5 Canvas and photography a plus.
  • Experience working with Agile methodology preferred.
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML and JavaScript preferred.

  • Knowledge of video, motion graphics and photography a plus.
  • Agency experience is a plus.
  • Relevant Portfolio required.
  • Create compelling user interface designs for web, mobile, and desktop software products

Job Requirements:
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux designer, wireframing

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