Jr. UX Designer

Reston, VA
Aug 31, 2018
Oct 04, 2018
Full Time
Job ID: 18-00239
AboutWeb is currently looking for a Junior UX Designer who not only understands customers, but also brings their A game to join our consulting practice across commercial and federal projects. The experiences designed will be critical to the success of current and future strategic initiatives. Our team works together, learns together, and grows together in a fast-paced, detail-driven, and rapidly-iterating environment. We live and breathe creativity and crave quality. If this excites you, then we want to hear from you!

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and 2+ years of experience
  • Must be able to provide an online portfolio that shows previous work
  • Be user-centric, research-driven and supremely skilled at taking insights and turning them into beautifully designed products, experiences, and interactions
  • Always put the user first
  • Design content and mobile first
  • Know user centered design principles and practices, web standards, typography and color, and web usability standards
  • Illustrate ideas using sketches, storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Collaborate with researchers, product managers, engineers and stakeholders
  • Plan and execute simple, intuitive and effective flows and experiences
  • Work your design magic with a close-knit multidisciplinary team to deliver the best user experience possible
  • Brainstorm solutions for design challenges with our brightest minds in product, engineering, and business
  • Thrive working with an agile development process
  • Be excellent at demonstrating that design is about how it works and functions, not just about how it looks and feels
  • Recognize when to deliver a pixel-perfect prototype and when to whip up a bare-bones sketch or wireframes
  • Be comfortable with an iterative design process. Welcome feedback and make it a point to test hypotheses at every stage
  • Ability to code HTML and CSS a plus
  • Per federal clearance requirement, US Citizenship required for this position