Senior Digital DesignerPrimary Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts
Additional Locations: MA-Wellesley Apply
WHO WERE LOOKING FOR
A Senior Digital Designer for our Digital Innovation & Experience team. This teams 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 Sr. Digital Designer is responsible for leading 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.
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 understand technology and how it can be a facilitator of an end-users desired experience and are always on the lookout for emerging design and technology trends. Youre at your best presenting new work and explaining your design decisions to both team members and clients. You can adhere to existing brand guidelines and design language, but also know when to extend and push boundaries.
You have all sorts of awesome tricks for creating and communicating the structure, logic, flow and navigation of interactive ideas through clear, compelling visuals and also via dynamic, interactive prototypes.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & BACKGROUND
Youre an expert in Photoshop and Sketch, along with tons of easy-to-demonstrate experience using prototyping tools (like InVision, Principle, Flinto, Axure, etc.) to boot.
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 an expertise not only in digital design, but also in usability, UX and technology. Along with a good understanding of the possibilities of evolving technologies. And an adeptness and comfort working fast and taking iterative feedback with an open and rational mindset.
You have a demonstrable familiarity working within CMS platforms (e.g., AEM, Sitecore, etc.) and a practical understanding of large-scale systematic thinking.
You have a Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) in Design, 8+ years in an applicable digital marketing, product or agency environment, and an outstanding professional creative portfolio to show for it.
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.
Aetna takes our candidates'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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