Designer - User Experience - Temporary (4 Month Assignment)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 15, 2018
Jun 27, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.


Position Description

This position is responsible for designing wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes and other tools to visualize and document the user experience. The Designer will work with internal stakeholders to conduct analyses and document personas, tasks and UI/UX requirements. The Designer will coordinate with internal creative teams and external partners to add user experience guidelines to the digital style guide.

·Create wireframes, storyboards, sitemaps and other visual artifacts for all DXT releases to visualize business requirements for business stakeholders and socialize product design throughout the organization.

·Establish user experience design conventions and principles and ensure they are extended across releases/product.

·Facilitate and conduct usability testing plans.

·Develop and document personas, key tasks and scenarios for all products and releases.

·Design and document user journeys, visualizing the complete process a constituent takes to complete high-value and compile tasks.

·Rapidly create and iterate mock-ups across a variety of devices/interface.

·Collaborate with agency partner(s) and augment existing style guide(s) to include and document user experience design conventions and principles.

·Assist with content development.

·Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field.

Required Experience

Three years' experience as a User Experience Designer.  Experience in digital marketing, digital product management or other role in the development and delivery of digital products.  Experience in search engine optimization and/or content strategy.  Familiarity with B2C marketing for e-commerce as well as lead generation best practices.  Fluency in online content publishing.

Preferred Experience

Health care or interactive marketing experience.  Basic knowledge of HTML and JavaScript programming language a PLUS but not required.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 8th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.



Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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