User Experience Designer Connecture
Connecture is the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces and exchanges. Its industry-proven solutions enable consumers, employers and brokers to more easily shop for, purchase and renew health insurance while minimizing back-office administrative expenses for health plans. Connecture?s solutions are provided to health plans, state insurance exchanges, private exchanges and insurance brokers. More than 25 million Americans shop for their health insurance through systems built by Connecture, and more than half of the nation?s 20 largest plans rely on them to sell, administer and manage their plans and products effectively. For more information, visit www.connecture.com.
The User Experience Designer is responsible for design and maintenance of UI designs for Connecture?s sales and service automation product suite. This role demands a high percentage of hands-on development, UX design skill, and general Web-based tools proficiency.
As a vital contributor, the User Experience Designer needs to understand client requirements and translate them into user-interface designs. In addition, this position will work with our internal product development, product engineering, and marketing teams to design the look and feel for our software application interface, as well as creating navigation maps, wireframes, etc. In addition, they will work with the Marketing team from time to time to design and update the company?s corporate Web site.
The User Experience Designer must collaborate with programmers, engineers, client service representatives, product management, and marketing during design phase to gain an understanding of the product and have experience to develop high level and detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills and an understanding of programming concepts, operating systems and/or networking.
Roles and Responsibilities
?Work in collaboration with Product Management & Product Engineering to design the core product user interface to our web based applications
?Work with Professional Services organization to apply customer style guides to client solutions
?Consult with clients on new product designs and best practices
?Design, document and ensure consistent implementation of UI guidelines and standards
?Responsible for design of information architecture and navigation
?Applying user interface principles and best practices to designs
?Assisting in the prototyping and testing of user interface designs
?Adapt designs to a wide variety of devices, browsers, and interfaces
?Conduct user and market research
?Produce clean and professional graphical assets
?Conduct usability studies and provide adjustments/recommendations
?Facilitate peer reviews of designs
?A BS/BA Degree in Computer Science, Human Factors, Graphic Design or related field desired or equivalent work experience
?2 years of user center design experience
?Knowledge of human factors and UI concepts
?Successful track record in the implementation of UI models
?Excellent communication skills
?Knowledge of user interface design principles, web design best practices, and web standards
?Ability to work independently and as part of a team
?Must be able to build consensus
?Must understand and be able to review usability test feedback
?Excellent track record designing web-based applications
?Experience creating information architecture design deliverables
?Expertise with web standards in HTML, CSS, and JS
?Experience with graphic design
?Experience designing consumer oriented web-based interfaces
?Creative and detail-oriented
?Ability to respond strongly and positively to challenging work and deadlines
?Work as an integral part of a talented team in a fast-paced, proactive environment
?Occasional travel required.
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