UX Designer

Applied Information Sciences
Reston, VA
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 15, 2022
Full Time
Intro: As an UX Designer, you will work on transforming the Pension administration software application to provide an elegant user experience.We are looking for an experienced User Experience (UX) Designer who can understand our business requirements and technical limitations. You will be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, to ensure a great user experience. What You'll Be Doing: Design and deliver wireframes, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a range of devicesMake strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and featuresReceptive to feedback and able to rapidly iterate, concept, and prototype solutionsPlan and execute simple, intuitive, and effective flows and experiencesCollaborate closely with project managers and stakeholders.Be an advocate for Design Thinking, UX and the user centered approach. Location and Travel Details: This is a remote position with occasional travel once COVID restrictions are lifted. Profile of Success: Work remotely with project manager and stakeholders, while maintaining clear communications and meeting work expectations.Communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions clearly and effectively.Create wireframes and mockups and present them to internal stakeholders and team members.Experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design is a must.A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, rapid prototyping, usability, and accessibility concerns is a must.Strong experience in design software - Figma preferredExperience with Bootstrap 4 and 5 is required.Understanding of WCAG 2.1 web and mobile accessibility guidelines and standards is required. A passion in creating software that can be used by all.This is not a coding role. A conceptual understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is desired.Demonstrating a strong understanding of UI and interaction design principles, use of typography, color and page layouts, and attention to detail is necessary.Over five years of experience with user experience design of both web and mobile applications. About AIS: AIS, Dedicated to Our People AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it. It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology. We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today. We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals. We are looking for:Smart people with a passion for technologyStrong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindsetClose involvement with local technical communitiesA willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clientsAbility to solve challenging technical business problemsSelf-directed professionalsOur Core ValuesClient Success Continued Learning and Technical ExcellenceStrong Client RelationshipsCitizenship and Community EEO Statement: Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

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