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Mutual of Omaha Senior UX Visual Designer - Remote or Omaha, NE in OMAHA, Nebraska

Our Digital Design and Development team is looking for an experienced UX Visual Designer to help set strategic design direction and enhance our online presence with user centered designs. Ultimately, your work will have a direct impact on our success. As a key member of our team, you will work directly with developers, business stakeholders, and other creative resources. You will lead the full design experience and build product solutions that pair user needs with business goals to ensure a consistent, cohesive brand and user experience throughout the user/customer journey on our websites.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Conceptualize and create high-fidelity responsive layouts, refining details throughout the development process

  • Work with management to help set goals for UX visual design

  • Mentor Jr. UX Visual Designers by providing thoughtful constructive design feedback

  • Solve design problems with a holistic view

  • Build designs using HTML, CSS and other coding as needed

  • Establish and evolve designs to meet user needs under various scenarios (browser, screen size, screen readers, etc.)

  • Build reusable design elements and components to increase efficiency and consistency

  • Optimize design resource files

  • Understand digital accessibility and design using best practices for ADA compliance to ensure that designs and code provide progressive enhancements and accessibility for all users

  • Present and explain design strategy in critiques and creative review discussions

  • Articulate design decisions

  • Collaborate with UX researchers, designers and developers to solve UX issues with visual and functionality-based solutions

  • Work closely with stakeholders, project managers, product owners, scrum masters, and business analyst documenting detailed design requirements

  • Iterate on designs based on user feedback results

  • Build interactive prototypes for usability studies

  • Participate in key meetings including daily standups and iteration planning sessions

  • Inform the design process of opportunities and challenges presented by the medium through which the user will experience the product

  • Advocate and evangelize user experience across the organization and communicates the value and principles of user-centered design and development

ABOUT YOU:

To increase awareness to our brand and ensure a consistent and impactful user experience, you are skilled at working collaboratively with a UX team and have the confidence to lead on your own. You have a wealth of experience in conceptualizing, building high-fidelity prototypes and designing digital assets. If you are a passionate designer with an eye for detail, a creative problem solver, a customer advocate and a true leader, we’d love to have you join our team!

What you’ll need:

  • An in-depth portfolio. Applications will not be considered without one

  • 5+ years hands-on experience as a UX Visual Designer

  • 3+years hands-on experience in front-end development being proficient in HTML and CSS with familiarity of Java Script (native, as well as frameworks such as jQuery or AngularJS)

  • Familiar with the Interaction Design process or have worked with Interaction Designers before

  • Experience with common design software (Adobe products, Sketch, Abstract, InVision, Litmus)

  • Knowledge or experience with Salesforce and Marketing Cloud

  • Ability to design for and execute across multiple interfaces, platforms and channels (web, email, mobile, social media)

  • Fluent in responsive design

  • Understanding of branding as it relates to user experience

  • Experience and an understanding of ADA compliance requirements

  • Ability to communicate ideas through design prototypes

  • Familiarity with Google Analytics or other web analytics solutions

  • You:

  • Help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization

  • Value different ideas and opinions

  • Listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do

  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet

VALUABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in design or related field

  • Google Analytics or other web analytics solutions

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • Experience designing for mobile platforms (iOS and Android)

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging

  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company

  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development

  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs

  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match

  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates

  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off

  • For more information regarding benefits information, please visit our Careers Site (https://www.mutualofomaha.com/careers/)

  • Estimated Salary Range: $80,000-$105,000

  • Pay is commensurate with experience

MUTUAL OF OMAHA:

Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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