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Publication or Company DaVita
Job Title Web Designer - Denver CO
Industry Graphic Design/Art Direction, Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Web Development
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Flexible Hours, Health, Profit-Sharing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Denver, CO
Job Requirements Are you looking to be a part of an entrepreneurial design team for a FORTUNE 500 company? We are currently seeking a Web Designer – a strong leader who can manage large, complex web sites and bring analytics and market research to bear to support their designs. This person should also be able to communicate their ideas and strategies effectively and persuasively. You’ll work with a team in our Interactive Marketing group who create, market and operate a variety of websites that offer education and services to the dialysis and chronic kidney disease (CKD) community. DaVita.com is the premier online resource for information on dialysis and CKD. We are looking for someone who is all about the user experience, who is collaborative, team-oriented and likes to have fun!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.
• Works with developers, content strategists, product manager, and other UX experts to create clean page layouts and intuitive interfaces that lead to extraordinary user experiences
• Develops both strategies and tactics for projects including websites, landing-pages, site registration, mobile applications, and social media
• Translates creative ideas into strategic solutions
• Plans and executes interactive user research and analysis in conjunction with product manager to define clients’ needs, objectives, and audiences through focus groups, interviews, working sessions, surveys, and other discovery methods
• Documents interviews, focus groups, workshops, and other discovery activities
• Creates documentation that establishes the vision for the project and can be used to guide decisions throughout the project lifecycle
• Creates client-facing deliverables including user personas, sitemaps, wireframes, usability audits, heuristic evaluations, usability testing reports, user scenarios, flows, and prototypes
• Creates compelling interactions and experiences that support desired user behaviors
• Creates intuitive administrative user experiences that enable clients to easily update and maintain web content using a CMS back-end
• Serves as an expert consultant during the detailed design phase by reviewing interaction design, copy, and visual design for usability best practices
• Works both independently and collaboratively in an agile, deadline-driven environment
• Reports regularly and proactively to product manager and developers on status of projects, escalates resource and timing concerns


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required.
• BA / BFA in Web Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design or a related field
• 5+ years professional web design experience
• 4+ years working with web technologies
• A portfolio site that clearly demonstrates 3-5 medium to high level projects
About Our Company DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company. A leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita strives to improve patients’ quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of September 30, 2012, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,912 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 150,000 patients. The company also operated 24 outpatient dialysis centers located in five countries outside the United States. DaVita supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

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