Aetna Production Designer - DesignOps in Denver, Colorado

Req ID: 51572BR


Aetna Consumer Health & Products (CHP) mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital strategy and all digital products; as well as the development roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated platform and underlying products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

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 developing software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes. Aetna Digital is a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, which will design, build and deliver a completely new and integrated digital experience for our users.

Aetna Digital is looking for the right individual to be key member of its growing Design team and to own Design Ops. Enable and support the organization to motivate and empower consumers to live better & healthier lives. With an existing audience of 20+ million people, you will have an impact.

Fundamental Components:

  • Own the tool set Design uses to create content. Discover, evaluate inform the team of new trends and tech.

  • Help define & refine the processes for the various groups within Design to enable them deliver in more efficient & consistent ways.

  • Work with design team to create and maintain Aetna Health design language systems for iOS, Android & RWD.

  • Own the delivery process, ensure consistency in everything Design delivers.

  • Continuously seek out ways to improve process and capabilities of a multi discipline creative team

  • Work with Marketing to keep end-to-end Invision prototypes update to date & support Sales teams as needed.

  • Schedule and organize our quarterly design workshops.

  • Oversee & manage the onboarding of new team members.

  • Help bridge engineering requirements, work closely to ensure Pattern Libraries are in sync w/ Design.

  • Jump in and assist team members with sprint work as needed.


  • 3+ years industry experience.

  • Experience working within a large design team preferred.

  • A strong understanding of the value of the "right" amount of process.

  • Strong attention to detail, strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Deep familiarity with Sketch

  • Deep familiarity with Androids Material Design and Apples iOS Human Interface Guidelines (HIG)

  • Familiarity with basic git workflows (forking, pushes, pulls, commits, and merges) preferred

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

  • Bachelor's degree in design, or related field preferred.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Join Aetna Digital!

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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