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Sr. Visual Designer

We Are Hiring

The newly formed Ascension Design team is looking for an experienced Senior Visual Designer to join us in designing the future of people-centered healthcare.
As a visual designer you will be responsible for establishing our design language for a cohesive experience across our products suite. Expert capability in visual design and the use of human-centered design methods is critical to this role. 

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

Your role will be part of the early formation of the interdisciplinary Design team. The work of the team includes exploratory research and synthesis to understand latent user needs, design explorations to iteratively generate design options, ample prototyping and user testing to bring ideas to life, collaboration with product, technology, marketing, and clinical colleagues, and a relentless passion for engaging directly with the user to continuously improve the experience.
Experience working across all of these research and design activities is required, as is experience creating application interfaces and complex interaction designs.
Please include a link to your portfolio in your application.
  • Define and establish design language for cohesive experience across our products suite
  • Create and deliver visual assets, high fidelity screen comps and visual design specifications
  • Collaborate with researchers, designers, product managers and developers to execute product roadmap
  • Maintain and evolve our design system
  • Create and evolve visual design processes, tools and deliverables
Basic requirements:
  • 3+ years of professional experience in visual design for digital products
  • Experience creating a variety of visual assets and visual design specs
  • Strong knowledge of user-centered design principles
  • Strong ability to work independently as well as in groups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel
Preferred qualifications
  • for digital products 5 years of professional experience in visual design
  • Experience with design systems
  • Experience leading and managing multiple projects
  • Experience working with agile design and development teams
  • Experience working on fast-paced projects and bringing products to market

What You Will Need

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in graphics design, UX design, Human Computer Interaction, or similar field.
Work Experience:
  • 3 years of Professional experience in visual design required.
  • 5 years of Professional experience in visual design preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 353736
Category: Business Administration
Facility: MOSTL Clinical Informatics
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Austin, TX

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