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Senior User Experience Designer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Applied on April 16, 2021
Job Id #45815 Posted February 19, 2021

Position Description:

  • Looking for an energetic, creative and technically savvy Senior User Experience Designer to work within our User Experience Design Studio team!
  • A Sr. UX Designer is passionate about creating great experiences within a health care setting.
  • Their goal is to understand our users and business needs, and collaborate with the product team to help create a great product experience for our users.
  • The Senior User Experience Designer will work within a collaborative, cross-functional project team to design portals, applications and web properties.
  • They will partner with UX researchers, designers, developers and UX managers to translate information architecture, navigation and process flows into easy-to-use and aesthetically beautiful solutions.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Project to create designs for enterprise health care system.
  • A user-centered design process will be used involving users and stakeholders in the design process.
  • Deliverables will include: task analysis, wireframes, interactive prototype and more


  • Experience with designing data visualizations a big plus
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct some research and also design, or work closely with a dedicated UX Researcher.

Top Requirements:

  • Experience doing basic user research (interviews, task analysis) (2 years)
  • Prototyping with Axure, Sketch or similar (5 years)
  • Strong communications skills for consulting with clients and stakeholders (3 years).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advocate for user-centered research and design principles.
  • Gather insights and test concepts with users in order to inform design decisions
  • Work on one or more projects while meeting UX, technical and business requirements.
  • Collaborate with team members to identify, prioritize and implement design solutions in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Use wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes to communicate the user experience at various stages of the design process.
  • Leverage and contribute to existing design pattern libraries and interface guidelines.
  • Iterate rapidly, with high quality, and with user centered focus.
  • Communicating the user experience at various stages of the design process by using wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes.
  • Leveraging and contributing to existing design pattern libraries and interface guidelines.
  • Work on one or more design projects from start to finish while meeting creative, technical and business requirements.
  • Iterate rapidly, with high quality, and with user centered focus.
  • Critique in-progress design work, evaluating the usability and effectiveness of solutions.
  • Participate in the research process.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Psychology, Information Architecture, Communications, Computer Science, a related discipline, OR relevant work experience.
  • Portfolio of relevant user experience design and/or research project deliverables.
  • At least 5 years of UX experience
  • Experience gathering user research and testing concepts with users to inform design decisions.
  • Demonstrated understanding user-centered design and research activities.
  • Ability to manage time and deadlines effectively.
  • Eager to learn from engagement and team members.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Practice selling ideas with good negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients.
  • Experience with conducting expert reviews and/or heuristic evaluations.
  • Ability to work with designers and developers to implement new ideas.
  • Experience with industry standard design tools (e.g. Sketch, Axure, Illustrator, Photoshop, InVision).
  • Experience creating wireframes and prototypes to communicate design concepts to users and project partners.
  • Ability to quickly iterate designs to meet business and user needs while adapting to technical constraints.
  • Proven ability to work across the design process, with high quality and attention to detail.
  • Ability to receive and provide design critique.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with design involving data visualization and/or executive dashboards
  • Experience designing for with chatbots, Alexa skills, voice applications or other conversational UX activities.
  • Experience in group facilitation, user interviews, heuristic evaluations, task analysis, usability test moderation and card sorting.
  • Experience working with Agile methodology.
  • Masters degree or higher in Design, HCI, Psychology, Information Architecture, or related discipline.
  • Experience with enterprise software.
  • Experience with medical or healthcare industries.
  • Involvement in the UX community (e.g. UXPA, AIGA, IxDA, meet-ups, clubs, conferences).
  • Knowledge of UX related analytics and metrics.
  • Experience in practical application of accessibility standards and guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts clearly and persuasively across diverse audiences at various levels of our organization.
  • Experience designing for mobile and/or responsive web.
  • Visual design skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of video, motion graphics or photography a plus.
  • Experience with conversational interaction design and its related technologies (natural language understanding, speech recognition, dialog generation, and speech synthesis) a plus.

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds? 2 rounds
  • b. Video vs. phone? Typically a Teams/Webex call…video optional
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? Not super technical

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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