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Head of Design and User Experience

Company: Myriad Genetics, Inc
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Myriad Genetics, IncLocation: United StatesJob Identification: 2159Job Schedule: Full timeWe need an inspirational and visionary Head of Design and User Experience to transform Myriad Genetics, Inc. and deliver innovative products that allow patients to make life-changing decisions. Our genetic tests help provide actionable insights to empower people to make critical and timely healthcare decisions with a focus in women's health, oncology, and mental health. Myriad's technology team builds digital experiences that streamline the entire genetic testing journey for patients and their doctors with the goal of increasing adoption of this next generation of medicine. Tens of thousands of people every single day engage through our platform which includes: outreach and patient identification apps, customer portals for ordering, resulting & counseling, financial access tools, and health intelligence ecosystem. This role will report to the Chief Technology Officer and will lead a team of managers, user experience designers, UX researchers, and visual designers with a mandate to significantly grow the size and scope of the team. This role also serves on the technology leadership team driving overall strategy in collaboration with marketing, product, commercial heads across the company. We are excited about the future and remain committed to advancing the science of personalized medicine as we develop breakthrough products to address unmet medical needs with holistic design and excellence in experience across Myriad. This is a REMOTE - WORK FROM HOME (US only) position with flex-work as an option if you are near a Myriad location in the SF Bay Area, Salt Lake City, or Mason Ohio. WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • You'll be responsible for the overall experience, look, feel, and scalable design of Myriad's digital products and seamless customer journey through workflows, wireframes, prototypes, and hi-fi designs
  • You will help recruit, build, grow, coach, and mentor a highly skilled organization of UX and visual designers and researchers, including the judicious deployment of resources, spending, and capital
  • You will champion high standards, ensure accountability, and apply rigorous processes to strengthen our design vision, advance best practices, and fulfill project objectives
  • You will serve as an influential, collaborative, and articulate advocate for UX in contributing to digital strategy, comprehensive customer experience, and product portfolio roadmaps
  • Understand our patients and providers through leading and applying research, understanding personas, and be relentless in finding solutions that meet customer needs
  • Partner with stakeholders (product, engineering, and business) to develop elegant and practical solutions to the complexities of modern healthcare to realize the promise of precision medicine
  • Create an inspired and consistent style: You will be responsible for advancing our design system and guiding to a harmonious and elevated look and feel across our digital products aligned with the overall Myriad brand. You will oversee the team of visual designers who craft and implement UI designs.
  • Analyze and recommend new and emerging technologies, design trends, visual patterns, techniques for increasing accessibility & inclusion, and methods for process improvement
    • Represent Myriad externally through advocacy of our best-in-class capabilities to serve patients WHAT WE BELIEVE IN
      • Prioritize Impact
      • Hone Your Craft
      • Own It and Make it Happen
      • Scale Each Other
      • Commit to Diversity
      • Keep it Simple ABOUT YOU
        • Visionary leader who desires to inspire teams and delight our customers to improve health outcomes
        • Extensive senior leadership experience, thoughtful and confident decision making, with a portfolio of impactful work showcasing design innovation leading to business transformation
        • Great design sense, refined modern aesthetic, a love for challenging problems, and the ability to clearly craft a next generation, end-to-end healthcare experience
        • You have a track record of success recruiting top talent, building teams of leaders, engaging employees, and methodically developing skills and careers
        • You excel at motivating and inspiring people to do their best work by evangelizing the future possibilities driven by empathy with the user and leveraging data to motivate impactful experiences
        • You like being hands-on, ensuring final quality and achievement of business objectives, and are skilled across a variety of design system and research tools (e.g., Figma, Illustrator, UserTesting)
        • Adaptable and resilient: able to drive growth and transformation while managing complexity, creating clarity amongst ambiguity, and enacting change to drive success
        • You produce polished written communication and shine at executive presentation
        • Your best work is done in a highly collaborative agile environment, motivating everyone to excel
        • You can find a meaningful balance optimizing for speed, quality, and inspiring design work
        • Experience in health technology (preferred). TO DISCOVER ALL THE REMARKABLE ADVANCEMENTS THROUGHOUT MYRIAD GENETICS, INC PLEASE VISIT www.myriad.com. Myriad Genetics: Health IlluminatedMyriad Genetics is a leading genetic testing and precision medicine company dedicated to advancing health and well-being for all. Myriad discovers and commercializes genetic tests that determine the risk of developing disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across medical specialties where critical genetic insights can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Fast Company named Myriad among the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2022. For more information, visit www.myriad.com.WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved. #LI-REMOTE #LI-MW1 WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender,national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.Please answer all questions completely. Please do not provide any information not specifically requested on this Employment Application form.PI175539447

Keywords: Myriad Genetics, Inc, Salt Lake City , Head of Design and User Experience, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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