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Highmark Health Lead Design Strategist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description :


This job is part of the Solution Delivery Experience team and will be a thought leader and champion for the design-driven and human-centered environment within the Living Health Design Practice. The incumbent will shape design strategy and apply their expertise in Human-Centered Design, Experience Design and/or Service Design to create solutions that have measurable impact. Will also provide support to define and deploy design methodologies, processes and tools that will fuel the Design Delivery process across engagements with the Living Health Curated Health Model, Customer Experience, Clinician Experience, and Digital Integrated Experience workstreams. The incumbent will support alignment and collaboration with Design Owners, Business Stakeholders and matrixed teams--translating goals, feedback and insights into decisive actions that push delivery of solution designs forward. Will work with a true sense of urgency to do the right thing every time for our customers and clinicians.


  • Provide support to create, deploy, and manage/continuously optimize detailed design methodology, design process, design standards, Agile delivery practices, technology, and tools that are consistently applied to all Living Health solutions.

  • Support Curated Health Model, Customer Experience,Clinician Experience, and Integrated Experienceteams as assigned for project duration.

  • Create and deliver training for design team standards of practice.

  • Provide directionwithin cross-functional teams and problem solve using visual, communication & service design, interaction design, UX design, and human centered design to drive solution design delivery. Synthesize research information, identifies insights and applies to solution/product design. Communicate complex ideas/strategies to all levels of the enterprise and clearly articulates the value of initiatives to key stakeholders in the business.

  • Perform primary and secondary consumer, provider or other customer research to generate new insights in partnership with the CX team.

  • Research and analyze the identified problems and barriers to health and support framing the hypotheses to inform solution development.

  • Identify/sense external partner opportunities and emerging trends.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Business Management or Marketing



  • 5 years in product development and/or design

  • 5 years in innovation and/or design consulting OR

  • 5 years in Research and Development OR

  • 5 years in the Healthcare Industry OR

  • 5 years in Product Development OR


  • 5 years in Innovation

  • 5 years in Business Development


  • Research

  • Developing Relationships

  • Analysis

  • Consulting

  • Leading Change

  • Healthcare Industry

  • Business Consulting

  • Business Development

  • Innovation

  • Interaction/UI/UX Design

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Referral Level Payout 2

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Req ID: J173787