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Defining and Informing the Complex Field of User Experience (UX)

The UX Architect will be involved in the development of information architecture for all of the GoHealth product offerings. You will be conducting user research, creating user personas and scenarios, creating wireframes and functional prototypes with annotations, and translate wireframes into visual design concepts. The UX Architect will significantly influence the final product by working in close collaboration with development teams throughout the different phases of the project.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Create web-based applications and products that perform well on different browsers and operating systems
  • Collaborate with product development teams to understand business objectives and user needs
  • Iteratively refine designs based on feedback from product development teams, business stakeholders, or clients
  • Produce storyboards, site maps, wireframes, interaction flow diagrams, and other design artifacts
  • Establish and defend user-centric design principles
  • Define overarching user experience guidelines
  • Help build style guides, create reusable interface elements, and refining existing ones

 

Requirements

 

  • 3+ years professional experience as a User Experience designer
  • Strong problem solving skills and can communicate ideas, design rationale, and specifics of a user-centric design process
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Able to turn rough ideas into touchable, measurable user experiences, designing and prototyping HTML interfaces
  • Comfortable presenting designs formally and informally
  • Good instincts for usability, but validates ideas by measuring and analyzing data
  • Value speed and an iterative approach to design and implementation
  • Understand the value of semantic markup, progressive enhancement, and accessibility
  • Understand opportunities and constraints of multiple platforms (web, email, smartphone, tablet)
  • Experience designing for one or more platforms
  • Able to hand-code HTML/CSS with ease
  • Strong JavaScript skills
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and other vector/raster based illustration tools
  • Experience with Mercurial or other version control systems
  • Highly motivated and takes pride in what's crafted
  • Online portfolio of projects