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Product Designer, Mobile

Employer
Allstate Insurance Company
Location
06602, Bridgeport
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 7, 2024

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Category
IT , Product Manager
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Workplace
In-Office

Job Details

At Allstate, great things happen when our people work together to protect families and their belongings from lifes uncertainties. And for more than 90 years our innovative drive has kept us a step ahead of our customers evolving needs. From advocating for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws, to being an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, and, more recently, device and identity protection.

Job Description

The UX Designer uses human centered design methods to create industry-leading experiences from ideation to launch of a product or service. Daily, youll partner with other UX practitioners and leaders, engineers, developers, product management, and a variety of business partners to create innovative solutions that meet both user needs and key business objectives.

UX at Allstate

Were a large and well-respected digital design organization of 115+ passionate UX Designers, Content Designers, Researchers, Visual Designers, and Design Program Managers led by our Director of UX. We're hiring to evolve UX across dozens of digital products and services and Allstate brands, and to establish a shared design platform: an expanded design system, reusable content, user research and design thinking.

Heres what you can expect from a UX career at Allstate:

  • Participate in a collaborative, fun and friendly remote team environment that values diversity, builds and trains individuals, and supports long-term career and skills growth.
  • Contribute to large-scale digital systems and products that are used by millions of customers and have a meaningful impact on our business.
  • Join a proven UX organization that is benefitting from high growth, demand, visibility and investment.
  • Practice true user-centered design, supported by robust research and analytics capabilities.


At Allstate, youll help innovate and reinvent insurance and improve customers lives by designing products to support them in their moments of greatest need, and youll have fun along the way. Join our diverse team of creative problem solvers using our talents for good at work and in life.

Job Summary

The UX Designer uses human centered design methods to create industry-leading experiences from ideation to launch of a product or service. Daily, youll partner with other UX practitioners and leaders, engineers, developers, product management, and a variety of business partners to create innovative solutions that meet both user needs and key business objectives.

All applicants should provide work samples, with proper consideration of copyright restrictions, designed for native applications for either iOS or Android. The applicant should be able to speak to their design philosophy for native mobile experiences and be aware of design trends in the native mobile space. Applicants who cannot show native mobile designs in their portfolios will not be considered.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with UX lead and product team to plan and deliver UX in an agile development environment.
  • Model how to use human-centered design approaches to frame problems, uncover patterns, discover opportunities, and visualize possibilities.
  • Use design thinking methods to iterate through concepts that can be tested and validated with users
  • Leverage data and user feedback to drive and influence design decisions.
  • Be open to feedback and engage in active listening.
  • Communicate clear, focused user experience concepts for products during all stages of the design process using deliverables such as wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, and prototypes using industry software like Figma and Mural.
  • Collaborate within product teams assess and prioritize opportunities, constraints, and features advocating for the end user while balancing the negotiation of priorities and business goals.
  • Independently and in partnership with researchers, facilitate feedback loops through frequent and appropriate user research, testing, and metrics analysis, to inform solutions.
  • Continuously grow your depth of knowledge and apply it to evolve or craft new product opportunities, including information architecture, research opportunities, and platform capabilities.
  • Collaborate with product owners, engineers, and cross-functional stakeholders to understand experience and technology requirements to provide creative and thoughtful solutions.
  • Measure design solutions with metrics that matter; ensure qualitative and quantitative data is captured and used appropriately to inform decisions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 year Bachelors Degree (Preferred)
  • 3 or more years of experience (Preferred)
  • In lieu of the above education requirements, an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Functional Skills

  • Strong communication, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Understands the constraints of technology platforms: Native Mobile, Responsive Web, and Internet of Things (IoT).
  • A smart, solid portfolio that demonstrates how you think.
  • Bachelors degree or higher in the following is a plus: Design, Service Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design, Information Sciences, Psychology, Human Factors, and/or Computer Science.
  • Knowledge of both iOS and Android platforms is a plus.
  • Experience designing in insurance, financial, or highly regulated verticals is a plus.

Skills

Compensation

Compensation offered for this role is $78,600.00 - 142,275.00 annually and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Joining our team isnt just a job its an opportunity. One that takes your skills and pushes them to the next level. One that encourages you to challenge the status quo. And one where you can impact the future for the greater good.

Youll do all this in a flexible environment that embraces connection and belonging. And with the recognition of several inclusivity and diversity awards, weve proven that Allstate empowers everyone to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live.

Good Hands. Greater Together.

Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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It is the Companys policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employees ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment.

Company

COMPANY INFORMATION The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) protects people from life's uncertainties with more than 113 million proprietary policies. Allstate offers a broad array of protection products through multiple brands and diverse distribution channels, including auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass, SquareTrade and Answer Financial brands. Allstate is widely known from the slogan "You're in Good Hands with Allstate." The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America. Allstate was founded in 1931 and became a publicly traded company in 1993. In 2023, Allstate was number 84 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies in America. WHAT WE DO We’re more than insurance agents and claims representatives. We’re individuals with hopes, plans and passions. The biggest of which is helping people live smarter, safer lives. Doing so means continuing to re-imagine how we do what we do, the impact we can make on the world, ways we can each succeed in our own careers and actions we can take as a company that are good for all. To do that, we need all kinds of people – including lawyers, accountants, building engineers, project managers, marketing professionals, human resource specialists and so many more. WHO WE ARE – INCLUSIVE DIVERSITY    We hold each other accountable to encourage and embrace our collective differences. It’s our individual characteristics, values and beliefs, along with backgrounds and experiences that give us fresh perspective and purpose. We work harder, meet customer needs more effectively, share better, and identify more innovative ideas when we are accepted for who we are by the world around us. Our success comes from a chorus of many different voices. At Allstate, every voice counts.​ In our stand against racism, we’ve been making changes within Allstate. We’ve been listening, learning and engaging in change. We are focused on improving equity for all. Allstate is committed to long-term change not only in the way we conduct our business, but also for our employees. There’s a dynamic environment waiting for you here. You’ll find people with similar interests, as well as the many who’ll help expand your horizons. We believe in the power of connections. That’s why Allstate promotes diversity through a robust network of employee resource groups. It helps connect us all and supports our unique talents. Here are some of the available resource groups that actively support our employees: Abilities Beyond Limitations & Expectations African American Working Network Allstate Asian American Network Allstate Foster and Adoption Network Allstate PRIDE Allstate Veterans Engagement Team and Supporters Allstate Women’s Information Network Entrepreneurs at Allstate Families at Allstate Matter Native American Peoples at Allstate Professional Latino Allstate Network Young Professionals Organization WHY JOIN OUR COMPANY Allstate has been protecting people from life's uncertainties since 1931. We continuously develop and improve products and services so our customers can live well protected. For employees, we offer an environment that fosters innovative thinking and collaboration - where you'll be able to explore your ideas and feel proud of the work you do.  Our Benefits Allstate is dedicated to helping employees live happier and healthier lives. As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary and a benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, tuition assistance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life - including a generous paid time off policy.  Growth and Development We support your desire to grow and provide opportunities to learn, explore new horizons, and follow your passion in a meaningful career. From access to hundreds of learning opportunities to in-house networking and rotational work experiences, Allstate is a place where you can forge your own path and expand your personal and professional potential. 
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