Junior UX/UI DesignerPrimary Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts
Additional Locations: MA-Wellesley Apply
A Junior UX/UI Designer for our Digital Innovation & Experience team. This team’s mission is to design & execute the optimal marketing experience for an Aetna member or provider partner, applying modern design thinking principles & methodologies to deliver a simple, pleasant and frictionless experience. We believe in thinking beyond our category when it comes to best-in-class digital, including in how we thoughtfully pursue and explore emerging design & technology practices and how they might be leveraged to enhance the Aetna experience. Ultimately, everything our team concepts we make – turning ideas into things people can see, touch and interact with. In service of this mission, the Jr. UX/UI Designer is responsible for assisting in the creation of UX & UI/visual design for myriad initiatives – from websites, apps, voice skills, experiential installations, and more – including working with our Marketing counterparts and our clients to develop an in-depth understanding of the end-user, identify behavioral patterns and user preferences to help inform the design development of experiences that meets all consumer needs in the most simple, pleasing and elegant manner, without introducing fuss or agitation.
59405Fundamental Components: RESPONSIBILITIES:
You love working closely with colleagues & fellow creatives to help conceptually spark, generate and shape interactive ideas into their most usable, useful and compelling form. You thrive on representing user empathy, systemic design thinking and iterative design practices throughout the creative process. You are understanding technology and how it can be a facilitator of an end-user’s desired experience and are always on the lookout for emerging design and technology trends. You can adhere to existing brand guidelines and design language, but also know when to extend and push boundaries. Background Experience: DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & BACKGROUND:
You have strong foundational knowledge of Photoshop and Sketch. You understand the value of craft in order to deliver pixel-perfect, impeccable cross-platform/device products with an insanely awesome amount of attention to detail (and annotated specifications for your Developer friends, when needed). You can demonstrate skills not only in digital design, but also in usability, UX and technology. You have an adeptness and comfort working fast and taking iterative feedback with an open and rational mindset. You have a practical understanding of large-scale systematic thinking. You have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Design, 0-3 years in an applicable digital marketing, product or agency environment, and an outstanding professional creative portfolio. Potential Telework Position: No Percent of Travel Required: 0 - 10% 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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