University of Utah User Experience Developer Sr in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/10/2018

Requisition Number PRN17175B

Job Title User Experience Developer Sr

Working Title User Experience Developer Sr

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01442 - Web and Interactive Marketing

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $65,000 to $83,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

University of Utah Health is looking for a User Experience Designer that can help evangelize and lead the UX efforts. We believe UX is a team sport that needs to be embedded in the thinking and design of all products and processes. We believe that the role of the UX Designer can dramatically impact the visitors experience. We are looking for a team player, one that focuses on insight first and instinct second. We want someone that can instill empathy and understanding for our visitors journey across teams and bridge both user needs and business needs.


• Plan and conduct user research and user testing

• Research, evangelize and teach ux processes and thinking across teams

• Gather and evaluate user and business requirements in collaboration with the team

• Develop wireframes and prototypes and seek continues feedback

• Continually test, experiment and get feedback to improve the digital experience

• Assist with maintaining a living pattern library and style guide

• Lead team in identifying and prioritizing UX challenges

• Compile and share research and lead efforts for continues testing and improvements.

• Work with internal stakeholders and web team to design web applications, forms, websites and other digital experiences

• Understand and outline user journeys and user stories

• Gather and use quantitative and qualitative data working closely with strategists and analysts

Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalency and at least 4 years of experience in the field or in a related area

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


• UI design skills

• Experience in healthcare industry

• Familiarity withCRO

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.