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Position Description

3M is driving creativity and design as a competitive platform for innovation and brand globally to enhance design-driven solutions for people and the world. We are looking for a Lead UX Graphic Designer for our Health Care Business Group to enhance the design function at the 3M Design Center, located in Maplewood, MN.

Does your curiosity inspire you to imagine tomorrow s solutions? Do you ever wonder how collaborative creativity can enrich innovation and make progress possible? Or wonder if design can drive competitive advantage for business and improve the customer experience? These are just a few of the questions we ask at 3M Design every day. Our diverse, global team includes design talent from multiple creative disciplines, who keep the engine going for strong operations to ensure our design organization is world class. We re looking for creative explorers who are excited to be part of the design journey at an innovation company like 3M, driven by curiosity.

The person hired for the position of Lead UX Graphic Designer will work with cross-functional teams to create user-centered designs and workflows in support of programs of major importance across the 3M Health Information Systems (HIS) Division . Responsible for leading and supporting overall experience and visual design to bring to life experience strategies, applications, user interface platform/ecosystems; define visual design principles and language for digital interface that express the 3M brand; and identify visual user interface requirements, create guidelines and define design approach. Independently manages and leads major new design programs, redesign programs or continuous improvement projects within assigned business and function.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government, or military environments to a 3M career.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

Lead UX Graphic Designer primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create world-class user interfaces and visual designs from concept to execution for digital products.
  • Handle major new projects in parallel, organize and manage assignments in an agile manner in support of business plans, organizational plans and 3M s reputation and brand strategy.
  • Translate interaction wireframes into visual designs that are visually engaging, simple and intuitive.
  • Develop visual design languages and systems including layouts, grids, photography, iconography, UI elements and others.
  • Willingness to be fearless about driving new ideas, and finding beautiful and powerful ways to communicate them.
  • Provides design direction, guidance, training, instruction and/or mentoring and coaching to others in Design organization as well as other personnel on design related issues and competencies. May be assigned leadership responsibilities for tasks and/or people on an organizational basis.
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university in design, graphic design, visual communications, industrial design, design strategy, or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of five (5) combined years of working experience in visual design in a private, public, government, or military environment
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Design Strategy, Graphic Design or Visual Communications, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7-9 years relevant work experience in the design industry.
  • Ability to visualize data and complex concepts.
  • Experience designing complex and/or task-based applications.
  • Experience designing native applications for iOS and Android.
  • Excellent visual design aesthetics and expertise in layout, typography, and color.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience working collaboratively with product managers and engineers in a variety of settings and strong communication skills with the ability to articulate positions and advocate designs.
  • Please attach a file or include a link to a non-confidential portfolio of design work along with your application.

    Location : Maplewood, MN

    Travel: Up to 25%

    Relocation: Is authorized

    About 3M Design

    3M Design is the creative engine driving design for innovation at 3M. As a global team of diverse talent that creates meaningful and consistent brand experiences, we stimulate collaborative creativity to translate insights and technologies into solutions that inspire and positively impact our customers, our employees, and our world. At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $32 billion in sales, our 91,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.

    For more information about 3M Design, visit www.3M.com/design or follow @3MDesign on Twitter. Learn more about 3M at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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