UX Designer (Austin, TX - Remote)

Verge Solutions - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)

Founded in 2001, Verge Health is the risk management platform of choice for more than 900 health systems and hospitals nationwide. As an organization, we are dedicated to our clients as evidenced by a 95% retention rate and great feedback from clients who have literally helped create the product road-map and vision for leveraging technology to create meaningful improvements in regard to protecting patients and protecting margins.

Verge Health is a Charleston SC based software company, that loves our city as well as our employees. Employees choose to work at Verge Health and take part in the team environment that we’ve developed that helps us drive continuous improvement. That attitude is based on an interest in delivering the best technology possible and to stay one step ahead of the game in terms of features and functionality.

The UX Designer position is a remote position that will require some office visits to our home office located in Charleston, SC.

Interested in joining our team? Apply with a resume and cover letter and you will hear from our HR Department regarding the process.

Summary of Position
The UX Designer at Verge Health will have strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement. The candidate will also have extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must.

Essential Job Functions
Executing interaction design and visual design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
Establishing user experience strategy
Participating in client research with discovery team
Researching interaction design trends
Researching technology trends
Performing other duties as assigned
Two or more years of user experience design experience for software, Web applications which leverage emergent technologies, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices
Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability, drawing skills and sketchbook technique
Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail
Ability to create wireframes as well as visual design comps
Strong working knowledge of prototyping and related design tools
Experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Understanding of common software project management practices
Understanding of common software development practices
Working knowledge of HTML5, SASS, and JavaScript/JQuery
Experience with contemporary web application frameworks such as AngularJS, Knockout
Experience with Silicon Valley Product Group (SVPG.com) product discovery process a plus
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in interaction design, new media design or related design field preferred
Some travel is required
Portfolio to accompany resume