UI/UX Designer

Herndon, VA

Job ID: 127844 Industry: Government

UI/UX Designer

Candidate MUST have a TS/SCI with a Poly in order to be considered.

Program/Project Description:

Our client was recently awarded a contract with the VA customer that is responsible for  a large Declassifcation effort.   The program manages a ton of paperwork and they ideally would like to move their applications, tools and documents up in the C2S cloud.

As part of this effort, we are looking for a UI/UX designer to envision, create and validate user interfaces and experience for software development efforts. This position requires in-depth hands-on experience designing and modifying user interfaces in an environment where customer focus, cooperation, communication and continual trade-craft improvements are the norm.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Employ participatory design, creative brainstorming and other techniques to collaborate with software developers, systems engineers and other product team members as part of an agile software development team
  • Ensure applications are meeting the customer’ s IT Accessibility Standards
  • Map workflows, user paths, create storyboards, wireframes, mockups, low and high fidelity prototypes and write UI specifications to support development across multiple applications and platforms
  • Design graphic, icons and other visual elements as necessary
  • Evaluate designs using user-centric design techniques such as UI reviews and cognitive walk-throughs
  • Maintain an awareness of current trends in technology design and usability, and share this information across multiple teams
  • Participate in working groups and/or meetings with application stakeholders to discuss user requirements and/or present wireframes and mockups

  • HTML5
  • Adobe Creative Suite and  Dreamweaver
  • On the job experience creating web user interface wireframes and prototypes
  • Experience with conducting usability tests and user shadowing
  • Strong conceptual designer, highly skilled at gathering data from various sources and developing comprehensive, visually engaging designs
  • Soft Skills:
    • Ability to take projects from concept through production
    • Strong planning and organization skills with exceptional attention to detail
    • Self-starter who is also comfortable working in a collaborative team environment
    • Strong presentation, interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills
    • Ability to multitask across multiple projects and clients in a team-based environment

  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Jquery
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment and an understanding of the software lifecycle

Job Type: Full Time   

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