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Flourishing Begins Here
You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills â but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.
Reporting to the Vice President of Innovation, the Director of Design and Research will play an integral part of a newly formed internal innovation team at Centura Health.Â The focus of this innovation team is to create new ways to enable consumers and impact the Centura consumer experience.Â This team will bring designers, data scientists, product managers and engineers together to experiment with advanced data and analytics, build rapid prototypes based on those experiments, and partner with core business functions to get elegant experiences into the hands of our consumers and communities to transform how they engage and interface with health and health care.
We are looking for a design leader with deep experience designing medium-agnostic services and experiences.Â We especially want to meet you ifâ¦
You have a passion for design work that is grounded in human-centered design.
You are most in your element working and leading small, agile teams. And can do that fluidly across all aspects of the process (research, synthesis, concept development, prototyping, and development).
You are the kind of designer that others clamor to work with.
You bring out the best out of designers around you, and you make everyoneâs work better.
You understand how to help others create clarity out of ambiguity through your craft.
You are the kind of designer that others naturally want to build a team around. Â Â
You are the kind of working leader that manages and leads by doing.
This is an exciting opportunity that lives at the intersection of data science and the art of human-centered design.Â You will lead and collaborate to create meaningful experiences that will impact the lives of people as they engage with health and health care.Â
Set the creative direction and standard for design work within the team
Lead and structure design work effectively across a collaborative, cross-discipline setting, across all parts of the design and development process
Create a human-centered environment for discovery to emerge
Cultivate appreciation for design and research thatâs grounded in empathy
Thoughtfully and creatively impact prototype, product development and validation
Seek ways to level up the teamâs delivery of creative work and research; push the practice of human-centered design/innovation
Present design and convey meaningful stories to leaders and peers alike
Mentor junior staff, and provide coaching and oversight to their work
Contribute meaningfully to the creative culture and community of the team and the organization
Hire and manage small team of designers and researchers
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
7-10 yrs. experience, with at least 5-7 years in an in-house design/innovation team or design firm grounded in human-centered design
Bachelor's Degree in related field, required
Applicants must provide a link to portfolio of work samples showing design and research
MS/MFA or design MBA, preferred
Candidate must communicate clearly and effectively
Fluent in digital design, prototyping, storyboarding and the tools for creating them
Strong facilitator and collaborator
Experience working hands-on with developers and stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
Possess a strong design point-of-view and ability to draw others into itÂ
Knowledge of design and prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Invision, Sketch
Based in Greater Denver Area, occasionalÂ travel may be required.Â Â
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Healthâs connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality. Centura Health is headquartered in Centennial, CO, with additional business office locations throughout the Denver Tech Center. The Corporate Service Center is home to our leaders and centralized teams that support our hospitals, clinics and people â including marketing, human resources, employee benefits, finance, billing, talent acquisition/development, payor relations, IT, project management, community benefit and more. Whether you work in the corporate headquarters or one of our nearby offices, youâll experience a culture of collaboration and community where incredible people are doing incredible things every day.Â Ask your recruiting about relocation assistance!Â
Physical Requirements -Â Sedentary work -(prolonged periods of sitting and exert up to 10lbs force occasionally)
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.