Ascension
We are reshaping the way we deliver healthcare nationwide!
Chicago, IL

Sr. UX Designer

| Chicago

We Are Hiring
 

The Ascension Design team is looking for an experienced UX Designer to join us in designing the future of people-centered healthcare.


What You Will Do
 

As a UX designer, you will be responsible for creating new patient and clinician digital experiences across all touchpoints in the daily health and healthcare journeys, including web communications, web applications, health record interfaces, communication systems, native mobile apps, telemedicine systems, and more. Expert capability in digital interface design and the use of human-centered design methods are critical to this role. You will help to put best practices in place for the team’s digital design operations and will play a key role in demonstrating the value of design thinking in the organization.

 

Your role will be part of the early formation of the interdisciplinary Design team. The work of the team includes exploratory research and synthesis to understand latent user needs, design explorations to iteratively generate design options, ample prototyping and user testing to bring ideas to life, collaboration with product, technology, marketing, and clinical colleagues, and a relentless passion for engaging directly with the user to continuously improve the experience.

 

Experience working across all of these research and design activities is required, as is experience creating application interfaces and complex interaction designs.

 

Please include a link to your portfolio in your application.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead UX design projects from discovery to product delivery
  • Create and deliver design assets, wireframes, prototypes and design specifications 
  • Collaborate with researchers, designers, product managers and developers to execute product roadmap 
  • Conduct exploratory user research, concept validation and usability testing
  • Establish design ops by creating and evolving design processes, tools and deliverables


What You Will Need
 

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:


• 3 years of experience required.
• 5 years of experience preferred.
• 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.


Additional Preferences
 

Basic requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Interaction design, UX design, Human Computer Interaction, or similar field.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in UX design
  • Experience working on UX design for a variety of software applications
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design (UCD) practices and principles
  • Ability to identify design opportunities and iteratively evaluate and refine concepts through user-centered research and synthesis
  • Rapid prototyping to bring concepts to life in service of learning and advancing understanding of user needs and behaviors
  • Conducting feedback discussions with users and internal stakeholders to refine concepts
  • Aptitude in aligning product designs to business strategies and goals
  • Fluency in prototyping across a variety of media, such as sketching, user stories, user journeys, wireframes, Figma, Sketch, Invision, Adobe XD, etc.
  • Experience as a UX designer for digital products 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel 

 

Preferred qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience in UX design
  • Experience with design systems
  • Experience leading and managing multiple projects
  • Experience working with agile design and development teams
  • Experience working on fast-paced projects and bringing products to market
  • Advanced degree in Interaction design, UX design, Human Computer Interaction, or similar field is a plus.


Why Join Our Team


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
 

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Where we are

200 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

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What are Ascension Perks + Benefits

Ascension Benefits Overview

While the Ascension network expands across the United States, a common bond unites our caregivers at each ministry: the desire to provide compassionate, personalized care for all — especially those most in need. To ensure we are caring for the needs of our quality associates, we offer affordable, accessible care through our comprehensive benefits program. With many choices, you can select the plans that best meet your needs, providing security now and in the future

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Ascension

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I would describe our company’s work life balance as very supportive and even encouraged. Although many of our team members are busy with their assigned workload, I am supported by my leadership to plan vacation or time off to recharge, take care of personal items or just spend time with friends and family.

Ronna

Manager - Software Engineering Operations, Program and Strategy

What makes someone successful on your team?

My goal is never to tell my teams how to do something. I want my teams to feel empowered to own their solutions in addition to the creative process it takes to get them there. When a team’s software exceeds the mark, I ensure they receive the recognition they deserve as part of their commitment to supporting our healthcare communities

Michael

Director of Software Engineering

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