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UX Designer (Design System) - Dublin, Ireland (752240)

Position Description

Here at Optum, part of United Health Group we'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents an d business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


We are growing the Optum User Experience Design Studio (UXDS) in Dublin and are looking for a creative and technically savvy UX Designer to join our team. You will be joining an established UX Studio in Dublin, with over 20 team members. Globally we have the support of over 160 as part of the global UXDS team. You will work within a collaborative, cross-functional team to positively impact the design of our applications whilst following a user-centred design process.


You will partner with user interface designers, other interaction designers, web developers and UX managers to translate information architecture, navigation and process flows into easy-to-use and aesthetically beautiful solutions.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interaction Design

    • Discover and design user experiences for a design system used across the enterprise
    • Coordinate research panels to support patterns and best practices within the design system
    • Collaborate with research panels for timely delivery of specifications to development scrum teams
    • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team that includes accessibility engineers, visual designers, and developers during ideation, design and development
    • Research, analyse 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 wireframes, site maps, feature lists, specifications and other artefacts
    • Develop responsive prototypes using CSS, HTML. Build interactive design simulations using Axure or similar design tools
    • Consult with the team throughout development and rollout to ensure designs are understood, implemented and communicated appropriately
  • Research and Analysis

    • Coordinate with research panels and research team to document supporting research
    • Effectively communicate research findings to design teams and stakeholders
    • Monitor industry, technology and competitive trends to continually identify opportunities for applying improvements

Required Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of delivering user-centric solutions, including a portfolio of past UX/IA projects, which should include task flows, site maps, wireframes, etc
  • Ability to adapt user-centred and visual designs to stakeholder requirements and technical constraints
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage time effectively
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A good practice of selling ideas with good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients
  • Experience with designing and developing interactive prototypes using Axure or a similar design tools
  • Experience developing responsive design prototypes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in Human-Computer Interaction, a related field or education experience in designing user interfaces for the web following user-centred design principles
  • Knowledge of providing critical analysis of user experience designs based on research and other accepted design principles
  • Knowledge of group facilitation, heuristic evaluations
  • Knowledge and practical application of accessibility factors, per ADA Section 508 requirements and W3C WAI guidelines
  • Knowledge of responsive design needs and principals
  • Experience with a design system
  • Experience working with Agile methodology

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job Keywords: UX Designer, Design System, Axure, Designing, Dublin, Ireland

Job Details

  • Contest Number752240
  • Job TitleUX Designer (Design System) - Dublin, Ireland
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Dublin
    Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job Level
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt