UX Designer and Strategist

Location
Fort Meade, Maryland, United States
Posted
Apr 18, 2019
Closes
Apr 22, 2019
Ref
J3Q27L5Y68KS575PDP0
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0044218

UX Designer and Strategist

Key Role:

Provide leadership for UX and UI design capabilities by conceptualizing and creating digital experiences and applications. Provide engagement with clients to clearly articulate client needs and requirements into industry leading digital designs, while identifying and prioritizing project milestones and processes. Contribute in a hands-on environment by directly producing industry leading design artifacts while mentoring fellow designers. Transform complicated data analysis dashboard front ends, intuitive and compelling expertise that modern user expectations demand, while preserving their sophisticated capabilities. Work in a fast-paced, agile environment to keep pace with the rapidly evolving technologies and standards. Display a drive to be a user advocate and an enthusiasm for creating products that are intuitive, satisfying, and easy to learn.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with creating designs for Web applications

-Experience with working in cross-functional, Agile teams to design large-scale digital experiences that meet business objectives

-Experience with creating high fidelity wireframes that demonstrate a current comprehension of Web standards and 508 Compliance

-Experience with the full spectrum of the digital creative process, including user research, information architecture, wireframing, rapid prototyping, interface design, and front-end development

-Experience with HTML5, CSS, and front-end framework methodologies

-Active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with the following tools: Adobe CC, Axure, Sketch, or InVision, front-end frameworks, including Foundation or Bootstrap, version control, including GitHub, and content management systems, including WordPress or Drupal

-Experience with leading design and coding for responsive Web sites

-Experience with usability evaluations and testing

-Experience with building and maintaining client relationships in team-based government or professional services environments

-Experience with developing digital data visualization

-Experience with SASS, JavaScript, or jQuery

-Knowledge of JavaScript plugins

-Ability to exhibit visual design expertise and pay strict attention to detail

-Ability to work independently and define project objectives and milestones

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent presentation and technical problem-solving skills

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

We're an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

CMD