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Job Type: Direct Hire
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia

McKinley Marketing Partners’ DC based healthcare IT client is seeking a UX/UI Designer. The UX/UI Designer is responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into wireframes and prototypes. In this role, you will also design the overall functionality of the product and continuously improve the design to optimize the user experience and achieve business goals. 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to developers, business analysts, and other team members working on the product. Help them understand the motivations and needs providers and health plans
  • Create user journey maps to articulate the interactions that a user has across communication channels
  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Support product vision by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products
  • Design and deliver experiences optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
  • Make strategic design decisions related to existing and new functionality
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate designs
  • Take smart risks and champion innovative ideas to achieve business goals and address customer needs in non-traditional approaches
  • Consider existing applications (competitive solutions and relevant design analogues) and evaluating their UX (user experience) effectiveness
  • Conduct user testing of applications, software and websites
  • Define interaction models, user task flows, and UI (user interface) specifications
  • Incorporate a visual or brand identity into the finished product

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Design, Computer Science, Information Management, Usability, Human Computer Interaction preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in UX Design, Healthcare experience a plus
  • Expertise in UX software such as InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer.js, Quartz Composer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, React and JavaScript skills are a plus
  • Ability to employ design thinking methodologies to address complex problems
  • Ability to apply information architecture principles to user experience problems
  • Ability to work with health plans and healthcare providers to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet needs and vision
  • A deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to team members, customers, vendors and other stakeholders
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge with them, and learn from them
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies

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