Senior Service Designer - Other Areas

Starts Within a few weeks
Duration 3 month contract to hire
Status Freelance to Full-Time
Rate Around $80/hour; depending on experience
Are you a service designer who loves designing experience design flows? Our Fortune 100 healthcare client is looking for a senior service designer to join their team.

This is a contract to hire role that will be 3 months contract and then direct-hire. The role will be offsite until they return to the office, then it will be onsite.

The senior service designer will be responsible for:
- Assisting with the creation of service and product concepts either through storyboarding, wireframing, and/or other visual mediums to facilitate future state micro-journey concepts.
- Supporting current state research and competitive benchmarking per micro-journey.
- Recruiting/Screening candidates for research and concept testing.
- Developing research plans and/or interview guides for sessions.
- Training other team members to get them up and running on their own research and concept studies.
- Synthesizing all research findings and work with product managers and other team members to add to backlog.
- Working to iterate requirements, concepts, and other vision documentation.
- Developing Experience or Service design flows with either UX or process team collaborators and all associated assets (training guides, marketing materials, customer service guides etc).
- Working collaboratively with customers, operators and leadership to propose novel experience improvements that align to priority measures.
- Being a great storyteller, who can seamlessly lead teams to synthesize findings into insights and business recommendations that drive impact.
- Collaborating and co-creating with product teams and business partners quantify value the of a concept, design operational roles and processes, and build business models for larger deployment.
- Creating communication artifacts that define current state and future state of the optimized experience.

The senior service designer must have:
- 5-7 years of relevant experience, or equivalent and 4 years of demonstrated horizontal leadership experience (i.e., projects, initiatives)
- Advanced level powerpoint, Figma or sketch, illustrator/in-design or other communications design software
- Experience doing service design or UX in agile environments with lean design support
- Demonstrated experience collaborating with cross-disciplinary agile teams in regular sprint cadences
- Primary consumer research experience, having contributed to compliant ethnographic studies in consumer homes touching on advanced subjects in the healthcare context
- Demonstrated ability to translate consumer needs into conceptual experience models, design tests to validate hypotheses, refine experiences and deploy at scale through operating partners
- Ability to quickly illustrate new ideas, concepts, and experiences visually to aid in story-telling and alignment
- Expert facilitator with ability to design and deliver focus groups, workshops and multiple types of custom (co)design sessions with consumers and business SMEs
- The ability to communicate and influence senior executives to individual contributors
- Excellent time management skills, bringing the ability to quickly put structure in place to manage work in a dynamic complex environment

Preferred senior service designer qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s design degree in (Communications Design, Service Design, Design Research, or UX) or equivalent experience in a related field
- Storyboarding, illustrating, and or animation skills either digitally or hand drawn
- Ability to navigate in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to productively collaborate across various organization/functions

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, please email us and tell me why with your resume and/or portfolio.

SEP. 2021

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