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UX Manager

Here @ Strata

We are committed to our mission to help heal healthcare. Our unique culture is driven by a social, hardworking environment full of talented people solving problems together.  We embrace learning, cross-team collaboration, and continuous career growth.  Lifting each other to lift our clients, our product, our company.   If being part of a fun, fast-moving, innovative team is what you seek?  Keep reading.  

We look for someone who:

  • Is Service-Centric: Someone who desires to make an impact in and outside of our office. We look for service minded people to support our customers, each other and our community.
  • Has a Growth Mindset: Driven to own your individual learning and development (We’ll help you - we have a team dedicated to training you and providing extra educational resources).
  • Rocks Impact: Thinks two steps ahead to ensure the work we do will solve problems and make a difference.
  • Will be a StrataPro: Accountable.  Prepared.  Positive.  Core to who we are and how we treat one another.

What you’ll do in this role:

As the User Experience Manager, you will lead a team that is responsible for creating a first-class user experience for our clients.  You will work closely with product management, product development, and our customers directly to deliver software applications that exhibit best-in-class design and platform consistency.  As a player/coach, you will have a significant impact on the application’s look and feel as well as user interaction.  You must have a great eye for aesthetic and pay the utmost attention to details. 

  •  Manage team of user experience designers and drive career growth and opportunity for the team members
  • Supervise the timely design, production, and delivery/completion of user experience mockups and other design artifacts
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan new processes in user experience design function to drive quality and efficiencies
  • Develop and maintain UI / UX standards for development team.
  • Create mock-ups for new features and functionalities using requirements from Product Management, consultants, and clients.
  • Conduct UI reviews and ensure consistency across multiple teams.
  • Engage in end user research and usability testing.
  • Be a champion of good UX design.

Your accomplishments include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Design or UX degree preferred)
  • 5+ years of software user experience design experience
  • 2+ years of management experience leading significant design efforts
  • A portfolio demonstrating expertise in creating intuitive and appealing web applications
  • Deep knowledge of UI / UX best practices
  • Expertise in producing both wireframes and high-fidelity prototypes
  • Substantial experience with end user communication (gathering user feedback, performing surveys, etc.)
  • Experience working in an Agile Development environment
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • A drive to learn quickly and constantly adapt to new challenges
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong self-motivation, and the ability to work effectively with limited guidance when necessary
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • AxureDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TaskRayManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Walking distance from the State/Lake brown & red lines, Washington blue line or a shuttle ride from Union Station/Ogilvie.

What are Strata Decision Technology Perks + Benefits

Strata Decision Technology Benefits Overview

Strata is a different kind of company. Sure, we have a ping pong table and beer on Fridays like a lot of the cool tech companies. But, we know that our people want more. A career with purpose. A community who truly cares. Relationships that don’t end with the workday. Security for our families. Service to our community. So, that’s what we do - we offer our team the things that matter most to them...because those
things are the things that matter most to us.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
We offer discounted rates to a variety of local and nationwide health clubs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our team members accrue 21 PTO days per year and start accruing them on day 1!
Paid Volunteer Time
Many of our teams will take time together to volunteer together- a great team outing too!
Paid Holidays
We observe 7 standard company holidays and offer an 8th floating holiday to celebrate what's important to you, including your birthday!
Paid Sick Days
Wellness is about the whole self, we expect our team members to take care of themselves when they need it.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We take our work seriously but try not to take ourselves too seriously! Be comfortable when you're here, we love wearing jeans and our Strata t-shirts to work.
Commuter Benefits
Strata offers pre-tax commuter benefits for transportation, parking and car-share services.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We love our Bevi machines for flavored water and stock a variety of snacks daily
Some Meals Provided
We love to celebrate holidays together over a catered lunch but sometimes have a pizza party just for fun!
Happy Hours
Join us for a Friday fun hour where we celebrate the upcoming weekend over beer and treats!
Recreational Clubs
We have a variety of StrataSports teams participating in Chicago intramurals all year long.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer extensive new hire training and employee development programs alongside our Education Grant program for our people to expand their knowledge and skills in and outside of Strata
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