UX Designer-Full Time-Duke Health-Marketing-Durham | Duke University Health System

  • Full Time
  • Durham

Duke University Health System

Durham, North Carolina, User Designer Experience/UX Designer   This position is availble for Remote work.  For remote working, Duke requires that employees are resident only in the following states/districts: California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or Washington DC.       General Description   Reporting to the Senior Director, Digital Presence and Content Marketing, the User Experience Designer is part of the web team, which sits within Duke Health’s Marketing and Communications department. The web team is responsible for the design, content production, enhancement, and development of Duke Health’s award-winning websites which include DukeHealth.Org, our patient-facing website; Physicians.DukeHealth.Org, our referring physician-focused website; as well as several other digital properties.     The UX Designer works collaboratively within the team and department and with our third-party vendors to combine creative thinking with business requirements, best practices, and sound user research to design the best possible experience for site users. This individual’s work elegantly and effectively devises solutions for specifically defined opportunities and challenges, while establishing and adhering to larger institutional branding and communications frameworks that create consistency across Duke Health.     Duke Health is committed to providing the best online user experience regardless of physical ability, and the User Experience Designer is tasked with ensuring that our websites meet current ADA accessibility requirements.     The User Experience Designer plays a pivotal role in the ongoing iteration and enhancement of our industry-leading websites and their importance in providing an excellent digital experience for our patients and user and in reinforcing Duke Health’s reputation for medical and scientific excellence.       Duties and Responsibilities of this Level   Specific expectations include conceiving and designing information architectures, user interfaces, and visual design approaches for a variety of audiences and needs Guided by market research, testing and customer feedback, and business requirements, conceive of creative yet pragmatic user experiences Apply research learnings to the creation of journey maps, personas, and other documents that help illustrate and communicate current and future state experiences Translate concepts into wireframes, mockups, prototypes, etc. that demonstrate and help communicate the intended user experience Collaborate closely with development teams on the implementation of designed experiences Work with team members to develop materials for testing concepts Monitor and apply Duke Health’s brand guidelines and maintain design and UX/UI consistency across digital properties Monitor and manage ADA accessibility standards on Duke Health digital properties where appropriate Manage website survey tool application and reporting—we use Greystone’s gSight When appropriate assist in developing health system wide guidelines and frameworks to bring consistency to experiences         Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes   Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation An established grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility concerns. Expert skill level with standard design tools such as Photoshop, Axure, or Sketch Knowledge of tools such as InVision and Zeplin Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently. Experience using online user testing platforms – we use usertesting.com Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders to regularly deliver design and UX solutions for approval. Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills Ability to communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions clearly and effectively to teams and clients Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies       Required Qualifications at this Level Education Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in design, human computer interaction (HCI), or related field   Experience 5+ years as a user experience designer, interaction designer, or graphic designer   Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.   Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.   Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.  

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