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VP Digital Experience & Design

Highmark Health

  • Company Hignmark Health
  • Home, PA
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

This role serves as the enterprise head of Digital Experience and Design for all of Highmark Health, leading a dedicated and growing team of digital research, service design, UX, UI design, content and design operations professionals.  Will drive the creation and curation of and enterprise design system and UX/UI standards for all digital products, platforms and experiences across Highmark Health business entities. As the digital experience and design leader, the incumbent will be responsible for developing, maintaining and driving use and adoption of human-centered design standards, UX/UI principles and practices, and UI artifact libraries, enabling a more cohesive and efficient delivery and approach to our overall digital portfolio. Also develops performance evaluation and professional development frameworks for these disciplines.

The Head of Digital Experience & Design works closely with senior leaders in Living Health Solutions, Technology Development and Enterprise Analytics to define the strategic direction of the Living Health Dynamic Platform, integrated experience layer, solution sets and the digital experience design in service of realizing the Living Health vision of creating more personalized and engaging digital experiences for customers, and delivering frictionless digital interactions that bring value to customers and clinicians alike.

Beyond the digital interaction itself, this leader will drive the understanding of business processes, defining of business rules that extend to interactions, defining the business rules that extend to interactions, understanding available data and legacy systems, mapping user needs, and then building a front end to address all of that.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform management responsibilities, including, but not limited to: involvement in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity. Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department; develops and implements policies and programs as necessary; has budgetary responsibility and authority.
  • Develop and administer a set of digital experience and design standards and playbooks,  human-centered UX/UI practices, structured process for digital design delivery, and oversight & governance to ensure consistency of the digital experience across the enterprise's numerous digital platforms
  • Lead the team charged with developing and evolving the Living Health integrated digital platform experience and design in support of strategic objectives, as well as the actual delivery of UX and design artifacts and usage across all enterprise digital products in close relationship with digital product management and product ownership/development leaders.
  • Actively engage and build relationships with digital experience and design groups across the organization to align strategies, develop best practice training, leverage resources, and maximize value
  • Ensure the implementation and adherence of government regulations, mandates, and process improvement initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


EDUCATION


Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Graphic/Visual Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Architecture, Psychology/Sociology, Anthropology or UI Design


Substitutions

  • Acceptable substitutions in lieu of a degree: 15 years of experience as determined by the employer


Preferred

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Graphic/Visual Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Architecture, Psychology/Sociology, Anthropology or UI Design


EXPERIENCE


Required

  • 10 years in Digital Design, UI or UX execution
  • 10 years in managing design, UX/UI, content and strategy professionals
  • 5 years of leading the design and UX/UI functions for large, complex digital ecosystems
  • 5 years of practicing Human Centered Design and/or Design Thinking process and methods


Preferred

  • 5 years in creating and managing digital design and UX standards
  • 5 years of working in Agile Development techniques and tools
  • 3 years in managing complex initiatives in highly regulated industries like healthcare, finance or government
  • 3 years of driving transformational change, leading teams, developing talent, and building relationships


LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS


Required

  • Human-Centered Design Certification (e.g. - LUMA Institute) or other Design Thinking Course Completion

Preferred

  • CX/UX Certification or Course Completion (HFI, IDEO, etc.)

SKILLS

  • Customer focus, results orientation, strategic design thinking, change advocacy, continuous improvement, and project/process management expertise
  • Proficiency in all Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), as well as technical ability to learn various other online applications to document and share information (Atlasian/Jira tools, Mural, Roadmunk, etc.)
  • Strong oral & written communication and presentation skills, inclusive of story-telling
  • Strong relationship management skills, including the ability to persuade, create consensus and negotiate deliverables
  • Proven people leadership, development, coaching and mentoring skills
  • A good UX designer must have empathy for the user, a deep understanding of user-centered design (UCD) and strong analytical abilities. They must have an understanding of technical limitations as well as business strategies and goals, backed by a knowledge of different technologies. UX designers conduct user research, interviews and surveys, and use the information to create sitemaps, customer journey maps, wireframes, and prototypes


Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Frequently

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Occasionally

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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