Sr. UX Designer at Ascension (Chicago, IL or Remote)

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The Ascension Design team is looking for an experienced Sr. UX Designer to join us in designing the future of people-centered healthcare.
As a Sr. 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.
This is a remote opportunity.
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Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community
**Benefits can vary. Please note, your Talent Advisor can provide specifics to the role should you have questions.
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.
  • 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

  • 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 skills:
  • 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
Ascension associates are key to our commitment of transforming healthcare and providing care to all, especially those most in need. Join us and help us drive impact through reimagining how we can deliver a people-centered healthcare experience and creating the solutions to do it. Explore career opportunities across our ministry locations and within our corporate headquarters.
Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.
Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.
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, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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