User Experience Designer

GXM Consulting
Herndon, VA
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time
Description: GXM Consulting is looking for a rockstar User Experience Designer to join our faced-paced team. You will be working on cutting edge technology that helps protect America's interest. Based out of the Reston/Herndon area you will have the opportunity to work onsite with like minded individuals who are also focused on user centered design and development. This will be a full-time and exempt position working onsite with our technical team at the client location in Herndon, VA with occasional work with team functions/meetings out of our Ballston/Arlington, VA office from time to time as well.GXM is a team of creative professionals focused on solving problems for end users. We focus on turning innovation into actual application working with clients who need rapid problem solving and solution development for their organizations. If you are interested in working on challenging problems, having fun along the way with a group of passionate professionals, and making a difference for end users, you'll fit right in. The successful candidate:Is a UX designer with familiarity in user-centered design and human factors. Uses task analysis, and similar methods to understand and document user requirements, and to develop creative workflows.Applies expertise in UI/UX in support of translating workflows into user-friendly designs for digital systems and tools (experience in the DoD domain preferred).Is experienced in creating design specification documents, style guides, low-fidelity wire frames, and high-fidelity design mockups.Works effectively with a multi-disciplinary team and effectively communicates user requirements and design specifications to designers and developers.Iterates quickly on design concepts as needed in each phase of the software engineering cycle (analysis, design, implementation, and deployment) based on user requirements.Is knowledgeable about, and able to apply, current human factors UI/UX standards and best practices (including web accessibility) to the design of digital system interfaces.Has strong communication skills to interact with the team, end-users and project stakeholders.Able to lead end-user sessions to gather requirements and feedback on draft mock-ups.Is equally comfortable working collaboratively within a team and taking initiative to work independently when required. Self-motivated and energetic.. Requirements: Must be a US CitizenBachelor's degree or similar work experience.At least three (3) years in human factors, human system integration, UI/UX design, or related field.At least three (3) years user-centered design experience.Past work with 508 compliance activities on previous projects.Solid understanding and experience design and developing for Accessibility, eg, Section 508, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)GXM reserves the right to forward all materials submitted with applications to third parties that may be involved in the evaluation process. An employee's compensation and benefits are personal information. GXM will not discharge, or in any other manner, discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 41 CFR 60-1.35 (c) GXM is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or military status. PM21

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