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Senior User Experience Designer at Imprivata

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Description:


Join one of the Boston Globe s 2017 Best Places to Work!

Take a walk around our offices and you ll see a dedicated group of professionals who care about improving health care. Our team thrives on collaboration and sharing ideas, whether in a cross-functional meeting or at one of our office events.

While we're diverse in our backgrounds and skills, we have much in common. A passion for our mission. A strong sense of integrity. A belief that we're making a positive impact and a commitment to having fun.

Do you enjoy working on products that are used to save lives* We are looking for a person who understands that great UX is key to creating a feeling of joy within our users.

We are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to join our team in Lexington, MA.

The Senior User Experience (UX) Designer is responsible for optimizing Imprivata s products for the entire product life cycle, from up-front design to usability testing. This role provides deep insight and understanding into user behavior, needs, and motivation throughout all phases of the design process from project conceptualization, to implementation, and development. The Senior Principal UX Designer will work with Product Managers, Marketing, Software Engineering, and the larger Design team to research and design useful and usable products. Additionally, the Senior UX Designer will define design principles and patterns across Imprivata s products and/or within product domains.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Translates business requirements into innovative, usable, and technically feasible user experience designs

* Performs impact analyses of proposed features or updates, identifying the locations and the extent of the product that are affected

* Envisions and develops intuitive, scalable, and engaging interactions and experience designs for a feature or product

* Establishes a design direction by working with Product Management, Software Engineering, and the UX Design team

* Creates user-centered storyboards, journey maps, and concept sketches. Helps establish design and usability goals for a release

* Defines and develops key workflows, interaction models, wireframes, and user interface design specifications to be communicated effectively in a fast-paced Agile environment

* Creates user interface prototypes to be used for ideation, early stakeholder and user feedback, and delivering the UX design specifications to development for implementation

* Ensures design solutions meet product goals, vision, philosophy, strategy

* Presents work during peer reviews, providing sound research and/or citing best practices to explain the information architecture, design, and interaction decisions

* Drives projects to completion with minimal supervision: meets deadlines, delivers on requirements, supports development

* Works within brand guidelines to ensure designs are not only user friendly, but remain consistent with the rest of the products and Imprivata's brand framework

* Participates in usability testing; uses the feedback to modify and refine designs

* Serves as a user advocate through customer interviews, user research, persona creation, and usability testing

* Has a strong desire to learn and develop additional skills and expertise over time

* Mentors junior members of the UX team


* Bachelor s Degree in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Human Factors, Interaction Design or in a related discipline and 8+ years experience as an interaction designer, experience designer or a similar role

* Solid experience with user interaction design and prototyping tools appropriate for enterprise and mobile platforms like Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision, Axure, or similar

* Graduate degree in HCI or similar and 5+ years experience

* Expert understanding of interaction design tools and techniques

* A self-starter who takes initiative to execute the design process and create highly usable, best-in-class designs for desktop, web-based, and/or mobile applications

* Experience working on enterprise-scale, multi-tier, commercial software applications

* Tracking and staying up to date on industry standards and trends, and platform (mobile, web, desktop) standards and technologies

* Ability to understand customer needs, motivations, and behaviors and ask the right questions to get the necessary information to move forward with projects

* Ability to articulate design concepts and rationale to development teams or executives

* Healthcare experience and/or the drive and ability to learn quickly about our domain and our complex workflows

* Excellent written and verbal interpersonal, communication and presentation

* Excellent planning, organization, and time management skills. Ability to prioritize projects and deliverables, and ability to make appropriate and sound decisions

* Ability to lead, work independently, and work collaboratively in a team environment

About Imprivata:

Imprivata, the healthcare IT security company, provides healthcare organizations globally with a security and identity platform that delivers ubiquitous access, positive identity management, and multifactor authentication. Imprivata was launched in 2002 with the goal of making it easier for clinicians to access health information. Today, over 6 million clinicians around the world use Imprivata for secure and convenient access. We enable healthcare securely by establishing trust between people, technology, and information to address critical compliance and security challenges while improving productivity and the patient experience.

At Imprivata, we have a top notch work environment, developmental opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, and the desire to have fun. If you have the skills and qualifications as we have described above, we want to hear from you!

Imprivata provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.