Senior UX Designer at Abacus Insights

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Abacus Insights is a mission-driven, start-up technology company that is focused on improving health outcomes, lowering the cost of healthcare, and delivering a more seamless healthcare experience. At our core, we are passionate about advancing healthcare and improving people’s lives through technology.

Abacus Insights provides a flexible, efficient, and secure platform that organizes and exchanges data from various sources and formats, allowing healthcare companies to uncover differentiated insights that address their customers’ needs. Our employees know that they play an active role in keeping our customers data safe and are responsible for ensuring that our comprehensive policies and practices are met.

With our deep expertise in cloud-enabled technologies and knowledge of the healthcare industry, we have built an innovative data integration and management platform that allows healthcare payers access to data that has been historically siloed and inaccessible. Through our platform, these health insurance payers can ingest and manage all the data they need to transform their business by supporting their analytical, operational, and financial needs.

Through this mission and passion to aid people and population health, we have built a highly successful SaaS business that is heavily funded (since our founding in 2017 we have raised over 53 million) by leading VC firms who have deep expertise in the healthcare and technology industries. At Abacus, we are solving problems of massive scale and complexity in an industry that is not only ripe for disruption but requires innovation. We see massive growth in our future and would love for you to be a part of it!As a Senior UX Designer, you will be involved in the full lifecycle of design. You will also be part of one or more agile teams, working on a daily cadence with product management and engineering to bring our solutions to life.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and lead user research activities – interviews, concept testing, participatory design and usability studies.
  • Translate research insights and create journey maps, personas, interaction and architecture flows, etc.
  • Ensure that designs are solving problems and are consistent with the look, feel, layout and interaction details of our products to meet the needs of our users and deliver against business objectives.
  • Work with product management to understand business problems and design effective solutions.
  • Support product managers in making clear decisions that promote well-defined, timely, usable releases.
  • Develop prototypes, user workflows, storyboards, wireframes, hi-fidelity mockups, design specifications, and detailed design assets, while working with scrum teams to implement these designs.
  • Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders from across the company, maintaining a trusted relationship with Engineering, UX, Marketing, Sales, and Support.

As a Successful Candidate

  • You’re comfortable working in a collaborative environment, but you’re also able to own your work from start-to-finish, creating alignment with teams within the organization.
  • You are passionate about building and iterating on UX designs and have a startup mentality.
  • You want to be part of a collaborative innovative environment, with the ability to do both heads down work and participate actively in research, ideation, and software development.
  • You have strong organization and analytic thinking skills, with the ability to translate highly complex and technical content into user scenarios, flows and diagrams.

Qualifications

  • 8 or more years of relevant work experience as UX Designer
  • Direct experience working at a software product company as a member of agile teams, building, iterating and launching great software products.
  • Experience driving user research and usability testing.
  • Proficiency with industry-standard design and prototyping tools (e.g. Adobe XD, Invision, Sketch, etc.)
  • Experience in a fast-paced, iterative development environment using agile methodologies.
  • Visual design skills are a plus!

Equal Opportunity Employer:
As a mission-led technology company that is helping to drive better healthcare outcomes, Abacus Insights believes that the best innovation and value we can bring to our customers comes from diverse ideas, thoughts, experiences, and perspectives. We are dedicated to building diverse teams, and as such provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. As well as prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Technology we use

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Location

In the heart of Boston Financial District. 10/15 Minute walk from both South and North Station. Short walks to historic North End and Faneuil Hall.

An Insider's view of Abacus Insights

How does the company support your career growth?

Career growth is a focal point at Abacus and something that is always promoted at our all hands meetings. It has been tremendously supported at Abacus and preached by leadership through action. Abacus dedicates funds for each department to attend conferences/workshops and travel associated. I haven't seen that much our of earlier stage companies.

Dave Aquilino

Talent Acquisition Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We are a small but growing company, located in 2 cities, have beads working remotely, and some travel a lot. Remaining connected to the team is critical and I use as many of the existing tools possible email, Slack, Zoom, confluence. Our offices are all open plan so accessing me is easy and it is more likely that I will access my team!

Minal Patel

CEO

What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Participation in the Wonderfund. A non-profit focused on providing comfort and dignity to children in traumatic situations and enrich childhoods that have been impacted by abuse and neglect.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Abacus employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their Health Care FSA, and up to $5,000 annually to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12500 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
The Abacus office is located in a dog-friendly building.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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