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UI/Visual Designer

Company: Blue Shield of California
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

As part of the User Experience team, the Visual Designer, Experienced will work to define Blue Shield's next generation look and feel for our web and native app experiences. Ideate on new UI foundational elements such as typography, color and iconography and iterate on existing design patterns and components to improve our user experience. Maintain icon library and add new icons as needed. Work with interaction designers, user researchers and developers to ensure designs meet user expectations and are implemented correctly. Assist in creation of UI style guide and design system.

Responsibilities

* Visual Design: Experience in creating visually elegant user interfaces employing graphics, typography, photography, iconography, color, and brand elements. Good experience in responsive web and native mobile design, with a natural strength in either web or mobile. Creates digital designs that people love to use. Has experience creating new icons and managing an icon library.
* Visual Language: Uses visual elements to convey a message to the user and creates an intuitive visual language. Rapidly explores use of new elements to evolve designs and design patterns. With direction from senior designers, refines for simplicity and elegance.
* Evaluations of Systems: With coaching from senior designers, performs heuristic analysis of user interfaces to determine winning patterns to inform design directions. Basic to good understanding of market trends in user interface styles and patterns in responsive web and native mobile.
* Style Guide: Assists in creating style guides with full range of user interface components. Thorough in creating and populating a style guide framework that is comprehensive and scalable.
* Design System: Basic to good working knowledge in translating style guides to working design systems. Partnering with IT, creates comprehensive framework for design patterns and front-end code components.
* Front-End Development: May possess medium to strong knowledge of front-end development skillset including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and front-end development tools.
* Partnership: As a shared service, supports working digital teams and builds strong relationships across enterprise with partners in IT, Brand, Marketing, Product, Innovation, Creative Studio, etc.
* Innovation: Desire to constantly challenge the process and help with in innovation in people, process and technology.

Knowledge & Experience

* Requires college degree or equivalent
* Minimum 3 years of prior relevant experience preferably in a UX/UI environment
* Positively contributes to deliver good results and create value.
* Strong communicator who builds trust, embraces challenges and who is a lifelong learner.
* Contributes creative solutions, enjoys thinking outside the box, and strategic in approach.
* Models collaborative teamwork and consistently influences talent and team to meet future needs of digital.

Additional Information

* About Company: At Blue Shield of California we are parents, leader, students, visionaries, heroes, and providers. Everyday we come together striving to fulfill our mission, to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. For more than 80 years, Blue Shield of California has been dedicated to transforming health care by making it more accessible, cost-effective, and customer-centric. We are a not-for-profit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with 6,800 employees, more than $20 billion in annual revenue and 4.3 million members. The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have a positive impact on California communities. Blue Shield of California is headquartered in Oakland, California with 18 additional locations including Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego. We're excited to share Blue Shield of California has received awards and recognition for - LGBT diversity, quality improvement, most influential women in corporate America, Bay Area's top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world's most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we're striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in - Join us!
* Physical Requirements:

Office Environment - roles involving part to full time schedule in Office Environment. Based in our physical offices and work from home office/deskwork - Activity level: Sedentary, frequency most of work day.

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* EEO Footer: External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws.
* Requisition ID: 21001I1
* Posting Date: May 20, 2021
* Schedule: Full-time

Keywords: Blue Shield of California, Oakland , UI/Visual Designer, Other , Oakland, California

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