UX Designer I

User Experience & Design San Diego, California


Description

American Specialty Health Incorporated is seeking a passionate and creative individual looking to contribute his/her skills to the User Experience Design Team.  The UX Designer I will be responsible for designing and maintaining high quality digital experiences using Design Thinking and Lean UX process.  This individual must be able to work independently.

Responsibilities

  • Understand user workflow/interactions and translate to interaction design & visual interface design.
  • Design and deliver storyboards, whiteboard/paper sketches and design iterations optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Support customer research to validate designs and discover new insights.
  • Collaborate with developers in a SCRUM environment on a day-to-day basis.
  • Embrace and apply Design Thinking principles with Lean UX methodologies.
  • Help organize and drive UX design workshops.
  • Constantly develop yourself and contribute to the movement of a design led company.
  • Assist in authoring and editing video content.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS or a related field.  Equivalent practical experience will be considered.  High school diploma required.
  • Minimum 2 years’ of relevant work experience in the field of UX.
  • Experience with sketching, concept creation, wireframing, producing sitemaps, user flows, creating prototypes.
  • Proficient with UX design and prototyping software (Illustrator, Photoshop, Sket, Axure, Invision, Balsamiq, etc.).  Bonus for experience in motion design or front-end coding.
  • Experience within an agile development environment.

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.

Mobility

Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time. 

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects.  Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form. Ability to travel within the facility. Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard.  Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting.

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.