UX Lead

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus, OH, currently has an opportunity for a UX Architect Lead.

We are looking for a customer-focused, research driven User Experience (UX) Architect to drive engaging user experiences and push the limits of what customers expect from an exciting and innovative family of product brands.

WhiteSpace is a rapidly expanding team within Abbott that is focused on creating best in class user experiences for our customers. We are proud of the Abbott family of brands because they help our customers live their lives to the fullest. Our team is made up of highly skilled and collaborative Strategists, Analyst Researchers and Designers, allowing us to solve complex problems in innovative ways and create experiences that improve people's lives.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Work with other members of the design and product brand teams to create experiences that are engaging, useful, and solution oriented.

Use market analysis, customer feedback, data analytics, and usability findings to tailor your designs to the customer to best solve their problems.

Be responsible for developing your ideas from concept to completion, presenting them to stakeholders for approval, and working directly with developers to bring them to life.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • An online portfolio of digital work demonstrating mastery in creating effective user-centered design solutions with measurable results
  • Hands on UX architecture experience creating; personas, journey maps, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes and UI elements.
  • Strong communication skills; ability to listen, collaborate and present ideas
  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm for the hard work required to solve UX challenges
  • Ability to create interactive experiences with prototyping software (Sketch, InVision)
  • Understanding of HTML, JavaScript and CSS that informs design and interaction decisions
  • Working knowledge of human centered design principles and practice
  • Proven ability to work across a multi-disciplinary team environment


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

  • 7+ years designing for consumer-focused retail or CPG brands
  • Experience with a design system framework and working process
  • Ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization from peers to senior leadership
  • Strong eye for both visual as well as user centered solutions
  • Understands the value of user testing and prototyping
  • Passionate about solving real problems for real people through research, design, and iteration


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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