Senior UX Designer Remote

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Posted 2 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you'll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world. Job Description: The Maxwell team was formed in 2015 to simplify how Americans engage with their employer offer ed benefits . Insurance plays a vital role in our lives but confusing to buy and complicated to use. O ur digital products empower hard-working people to make informed and support ed decisions about their finances and health. Maxwell is now part of Sun Life and our mission has expanded massively - impacting more lives across more platforms and more products.We are seeking a n experienced UX designer to lead the design of products that impact how consumers and employers choose, use and manage their benefits. This team member will help bring new products and brands to market or overhaul existing ones - for web and mobile applications. Y ou will work on the full design lifecycle for projects : understanding both user and business needs, sketching and brainstorming solutions , wireframing / prototyping screen flow s and finessing the final look and feel for engineering. You will dream up long term solutions to problems and then collaborate with product owners and engineers to map a path to get there incrementally.This is a remote position though office space is available in some metropolitan areas . What will you do? Face some of your most challenging projects and b ring new thinking to an industry that needs it desperately P ractice a user-centered, insights-driven approach to product design Collaborate with a tight-knit product and engineering team that follows modern agile practices Express early/foundational design directions through user flows, sketches and wireframes Define detailed visual and UI design through visual comps, prototypes and design specifications Validate your designs through a variety of testing activities supported by a UX researcher Focus on a long-term vision while delivering value incrementally Work independently with some guidance from the design director When data doesn't exist, use your gut design instincts and pray that you are right Must-have qualifications: 3 - 5 years of experience in a similar role 2 + years part of a n agile digital product team that supports one or more products in-market Experience in continuous delivery and comfortable impacting design and product decisions in fast-moving and ever-changing environment Skilled in developing both the UX and UI of a product - and able to understand the difference between them. Highly proficient in wireframing and prototyping tools such as Sketch , Figma, Axure or Adobe XD Familiar working with engineering teams - grooming design work, compromising on scope, responding to feedback, advocating for your ideal solution Some experience conducting or collaborating in user research activities Experience working remotely with a distributed team using real-time collaboration tools A portfolio demonstrating a variety of prior design projects for online and mobile applications Nice - to - have qualifications : Experience with in financial, insurance or health industries Experience with e- commerce and digital consumer products or services Comfortable with ambiguity and working autonomously Familiar with agile teams, their processes and tools A sense of humor and humility What ' s in it for you? You'll be positively impacting a major sector of consumer spending that sorely needs a major overhaul Competitive salary and bonus structure A generous and flexible benefits program with 3 weeks vacation A flexible work-from-home cultureSun Life Financial (U.S.) Services Company, Inc. is a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 11246, Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. As such the company is committed to taking positive steps to implement the employment-related aspects of the company's equal employment opportunity policy. It is the company's policy to take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment, and otherwise treat qualified minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities without regard to their race/ethnicity, sex, veteran status, or disability.Pursuant to 41 CFR §§ 60-300.44(f)(1)(ii) and 741.44(f)(1)(ii), we hereby notify you of our company policy related to our affirmative action efforts and request appropriate action on your part.At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.For applicants residing in California, please read our employee California Privacy Policy and Notice .Job Category: IT - Application DevelopmentPosting End Date: