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Principal UX Designer
Austin, Texas  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on May 21, 2022
Job Id #55147 Posted March 23, 2022


Description:

  • You are a UX professional who is passionate about delivering design solutions within a health
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  • care setting.
  • You seek to apply user-centered design practices, from research to concept and production design, to help end-users achieve their goals, and product teams achieve their business objectives.
  • Your empathy extends beyond the user and includes collaborating, mentoring, and sharing knowledge within your team. Remote candidates are welcome.

Ideal Background:

  • Healthcare experience is helpful but not required. Knowledge and understanding of APIs and data-related technologies will be more critical.
  • I like my UX designers to have excellent soft skills for collaboration, be flexible with their processes, and move quickly.

Experience:

  • Soft skills and collaboration. I want designers who aren’t dogmatic about UX.

Top Requirements:

  • a. 5+ years: Collaborate product teams to create design requirements with design tools, frameworks, methodology
  • b. 2+ years: Prior experience with facilitating design workshops
  • c. Promote inclusive experience design

Team and Team size:

  • They will be joining a large UX team with one lead, four designers, one accessibility engineer, two researchers, and 1 UI copywriter.
  • There are 2 Pos, two dev leads, and typically one scrum team they’ll be working with for the API platform..

Top Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate product teams in UX design workshops for product development
  • Collaborate product teams to create design requirements with design tools, frameworks, methodology
  • Drive a data-driven learning approach that enables product teams to adopt solutions toward achieving desired outcomes
  • Encourage innovation, creativity, and collaboration
  • Proactively seek out feedback from users/customers, product development teams, and stakeholders
  • Promote inclusive experience design
  • When needed, advocate for experience design needs to partner Product teams or 3rd parties

Skills/attributes Required

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus on information architecture, human-computer interaction, interaction design, product design, cognitive psychology, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in a digital design context
  • Prior experience with facilitating design workshops
  • Demonstrated skill in user experience design or user-centered research processes and deliverables
  • Experience with industry-standard design tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, InVision, Axure, etc.)
  • Knowledge of common user-centered design activities

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Experience with enterprise software and the medical or healthcare domain
  • Professional experience working in a highly interactive development team
  • Involvement in the UX community (e.g., meet-ups, clubs, conferences)
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of user interaction analytics and measurements
  • Solid understanding of designing for Accessibility standards WCAG/508
  • Experience with Figma and Axure

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 hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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