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Aetna Inc.

Sr. Product Design Engineer

Aetna Inc. - Burlington, MA

Aetna is taking on a major initiative to redesign and rebuild many of its customer facing digital assets. This effort will include a completely new approach to building software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes.

Aetna Digital, a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, will design, build and deliver completely new and integrated digital experiences for our users.


new digital product team

Aetna Digital

, is pioneering a new way for users to manage their healthcare. This isn't your parents' health insurance. We’re a nimble, startup-like team of hungry, quirky, and digitally-savvy product experts using the latest technology like biometrics, wearables, and more to usher in new and thoughtful experiences to the 46.7 million people who rely on us to help them make decisions about their health.

But we need help! We’re looking for a

Sr. Product Design Engineer (UI/UX)

to develop powerfully simple answers to complex design problems and help re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe for generations to come.

What You’ll Do

Shepherd compelling user experiences throughout the entire product lifecycle from start to finish

Provide valuable mentorship and career guidance to junior Product Designers

Provide day-to-day guidance to designers assigned to your group

Quickly understand and decisively transform broad concepts into valuable insights

Work with Product Design Director to efficiently manage design resources

Push and inspire junior designers to produce


work; good won’t cut it

Utilize the full range of your UX, interface, and visual design skills

Work across departments to understand product potential and limitations

Work with Product Design Director and other Leads to establish, nurture, and promote a scalable design system

Quickly prototype (Invision, Principle, Origami Studio, code: your choice) that express design intent


7 years bringing digital products to life; 3 years leading projects

Breathtaking and smart aesthetic sense with sharp attention to detail

Subject-matter expert on iOS, Android/Material Design, and/or web design guidelines and best practices

An insatiably curious spirit looking to both lead and learn

Demonstrable UX research, concepting and design skills with a strong portfolio

Proficient in Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, Photoshop and a willingness to try new tools

Strong understanding of user-centered design philosophies and an awareness of how to carefully bend it

Ability to present, defend, and evangelize design ideas with various stakeholders and teams

Awareness of how cognitive sciences (especially those around habit creation and motivation) can be applied to digital interfaces to reduce health insurance stress while also helping people create healthier habits

Solid understanding of tech and UI’s relationship, their possibilities, and their limitations


Motion/animation experience using Principle, Framer, or other prototyping tools

Experience with git or other version control methods

Experience working in an agile/scrum environment; extra credit for SAFe experience


Aetna Digital, a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, will design, build and deliver completely new and integrated digital experiences for our users.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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3 days 21 hours ago

Aetna Inc.


Sr. Product Design Engineer Aetna Inc. - Burlington, MA, United States


Location: Burlington, MA

Company Profile:
Aetna Inc. operates as a diversified health care benefits company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment provides medical, pharmacy benefit management, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured basis, and an employer-funded or administrative basis. This segment also provides Medicare and Medicaid products and services, as well as other medical products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers' compensation administrative services, and products that provide access to its provider networks in select markets. This segment offers its products and services to multi-site national, mid-sized, and small employers, as well as individual customers. The Group Insurance segment provides life insurance products comprising group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which offer benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. This segment provides insurance products principally to employers that sponsor its products for the benefit of their employees and their employees’ dependents. The Large Case Pensions segment manages various retirement products, including pension and annuity products for tax-qualified pension plans. The company’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. Aetna Inc. was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.