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UX Manager

Primary Location: Denver, CO
Additional Locations: CO-Denver
Aetna’s mandate is to transform health and wellness by creating products that combine high consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. The team is responsible for Aetna's digital transformation and all digital products, as well as the development and execution of the digital roadmap. A key part of our mission is to build an integrated platform that enables us to deliver products that drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness. We want you to be part of the team that’s building this next-generation platform.

Aetna Digital is an energetic, highly collaborative team that operates as a startup within the larger Aetna Enterprise. We want you to bring your talent and expertise and drive the change that the health care industry is ready for.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components:
We are looking for an experienced Manager of User Experience Design for Aetna Health in our downtown Denver, CO office. You will be responsible for managing UX designers on the UX team. In addition, you’ll be working alongside other groups that support our mission, including dedicated user research, design operations, design systems, content strategy, and accessibility.
We want a passionate, empathic leader who has led and mentored a design team and brings a track record of delivering positive outcomes to consumers. Daily responsibilities include supporting continuous discovery, mentoring staff, and solving complex problems while innovating by partnering with engineering and product leadership.
Fundamental Components:
Work closely with Product and Engineering to help shape current feature development and influence future roadmap direction
Shepherd compelling user experiences throughout the entire product lifecycle from start to finish, while leveraging Aetna Design standards
Work with the Design Systems Team and other design leads to grow, nurture, and promote our scalable design system
Inspire junior designers to produce high-quality work
Commit to learning and teaching professional and technical knowledge to junior staff
Work across departments to understand product potential and limitations
Lead holistic thinking across platforms and devices
Bring and share your passion for stunning visual design

Background Experience:
Background Experience:
15+ years of designing and 5+ years of managing teams and working in a Product, Engineering, and Design environment
Subject-matter expert on iOS, Android/Material Design, and web design guidelines and best practices
Ability to work and influence across organizational boundaries and manage ambiguity to deliver results
Inspirational and precision-level communication and presentation skills
Proficiency in Sketch, InVision, Miro, Photoshop, and a willingness to try new tools
A strong portfolio of innovative design work that demonstrates industry-led, human-centered design process and business success
Agile or SAFe experience

Master’s degree in Design, HCI, or related field, or equivalent professional experience

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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