Human Factors Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

Employer
Perspecta
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Jul 30, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities Strong conceptual interaction and graphic designer/illustrator needed to conceptualize and create cutting-edge graphics and user interfaces. must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite or similar with experience in Axure/Balsamiq/Omnigraffle or any other wireframing tools. Very strong conceptual design and illustration skills as well as attention to typography and information design required. Participate in all stages of the development lifecycle from the initial concept, including gathering requirement and conducting stakeholder interviews, to designing, developing, and deploying print products, web products, mobile applications, and desktop applications. Assist with conceptualizing and creating cutting-edge graphics and user interfaces as necessary by compiling raw data from various sources, including in person, e-mail, briefings, meetings, and phone calls. Candidate must demonstrate strong presentation, interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills. Must be a self-starter yet comfortable working in a collaborative team environment. Must be proficient on a Mac and PC platforms. Working knowledge of web and multimedia technologies, including HTML5, CSS3 with JavaScript experience helpful. Portfolio/samples are required online or at time of interview showing graphic design, interaction design, and user interface design experience. Basic Qualifications-Strong portfolio showcasing broad design experience-Strong design sense with attention to detail.-Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, or similar-Strong computer skills and proficiency on Mac and PC platforms-Strong conceptual graphic design, highly skilled at gathering raw data from various sources and developing comprehensive, visually engaging designs-Strong ability to conceptualize illustrations and information design, following through to finished product-Knowledge of information architecture and workflow design-Ability to work individually and in a collaborative team environment with demonstrated customer support-Strong presentation and interpersonal skills, including oral and written communications skills-Self-starter with demonstrated customer support and collaboration skills, as well as leadership capabilities and execution of roles/responsibilities with little to no supervisionAdditional Qualifications-Multimedia and web design experience-Working knowledge of HTML and CSS mandatory with jQuery, JavaScript, and cross-browser as a plus-Experience with UI/UX with usability testing a plus-Experience with mobile app design with mobile app development a plus-Ability to multitask across multiple projects and clients in a team-based environment-MA or MS Degree a plusRequires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

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