Job Description :
This role will design and implement a range of Design, DigitalOps, and UCD methodologies, to enable and accelerate the digital transformation of healthcare, and help our members live their best lives. As the Lead Design Producer, you will be tasked with standardization of the way people, process, and metrics work together to support digital product strategies for Highmark Health from a DesignOps perspective. You will be expected to establish and implement a process that will improve the quality and communicate the value of operationalized design across the organization.
At the ideal state you will contribute to the design and facilitation of a community of practice that will provide guidance on how to implement, govern, and scale Design Operations within the organization, while providing mentorship and support to multiple cross functional teams.
+ Lead the process in design, and the User Experience during business, product, or development team meetings while cultivating and maintaining meaningful relationships.
+ Serve as primary point of contact for partners and stakeholders to define the business and design requirements for all complexities of digital projects.
+ Facilitate the alignment of stakeholders across projects, teams, and orgs by creating design artifacts informed by advanced knowledge in human-centered design methodologies.
+ Deliver comprehensive briefs against defined problems and goals, and drive the Design review process for all digital experience the team releases.
+ Define, document, and implement end-to-end repeatable processes that help Design teams through the execution of design solutions from concept to production release.
+ Act as a bridge between Design, Development, Product and PMO so that all our efforts can be sequenced seamlessly.
+ Serve as a lead and mentor to less senior Design Producers, and collaborate with Design Managers, Product Managers, and Product Owners to define the Digital and Experience roadmap, scope and priorities within the SAFe framework.
+ Coordinate and own communication to stakeholders toward pertinent activities, milestones, costs, and risks at all times. Proactively prevent and/or resolve scope creep or efficiency issues by monitoring and anticipating bottlenecks, articulate risks, provide escalation management, trade-offs, and drives the resolution of design issues through an understanding of business and design objectives.
+ Lead the quality assurance and testing process for your projects and establish a track record of high-quality, usable and functional product delivery.
+ Mentor and collaborate with cross-functional partners across the enterprise on the continuous improvement of design processes, procedures, standards, frameworks and compliance.
+ Other duties as assigned or requested.
+ Bachelor's Degree
+ 6 years of related and progressive experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree
+ 7 years as a Design Producer, UX Project Manager, UX Program Manager or Business Analyst in a design related field (Design agency, in house design team, web or mobile design)
+ Experience managing complex design projects/programs
+ Experience working in highly matrixed and regulated environments
+ Significant background experience with Agile, SAFeAgile, Scrum, Lean, and startup
+ Strong track record of team, process, and people development
LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS
+ Project Management Professional (PMP)
+ Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
+ Other related certification
+ Knowledge of the design lifecycle, HCD methodologies and understanding of the design disciplines.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills and shown ability to actively establish trust, credibility and influence to build consensus.
+ Experience in Program and/or Project Management frameworks and tools.
+ Understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and agile methodologies.
+ Presentation and Facilitation Skills
Language (Other than English):
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
_Disclaimer:_ _The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job._
_Compliance Requirement_ _: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies._
_As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy._
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Req ID: J207954