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Sr. UX/UI Designer
Ref No.: 19-00040
Location: Reston, Virginia
We are looking for a Senior level UI/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. This person will be supporting a modernization effort for a federal health IT customer in which our aim is to make the system work better for the healthcare providers and regulators that rely on this information. Ultimately the solution will result in better quality assurance for hundreds of millions of patients.
 
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!
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and applicable UX/UI design experience
  • Have a portfolio that shows your work. To us, experience is about how well you've done it and not how long you've done it.
  • Have experience with or have participated in user research, research strategy, usability studies and other research methodologies.
  • Have experience with Information Architecture and site map development.
  • Be user-centric, research-driven and supremely skilled at taking insights and turning them into beautifully designed products, experiences, and interactions.
  • Be excellent at demonstrating that design is about how it works and functions, not just about how it looks and feels.
  • Know user centered design principles and practices, web standards, typography and color, and web usability standards.
  • Understand how designs translate into development; able to speak to developers about front-end. Know how to code? Even better.
  • Design content and mobile first.
  • Design for accessibility.
  • Thrive working with an agile development process and be comfortable with an iterative design process.
  • Establish best practices and standardize methodologies, tools, templates for design deliverables.
  • Illustrate ideas using sketches, storyboards, process flows and sitemaps.
  • Conduct UX analysis through competitive analysis, market assessments and heuristic evaluations.
  • Plan and execute simple, intuitive and effective flows and experiences.
  • Recognize when to deliver a pixel-perfect prototype and when to whip up a bare-bones sketch or wireframes.
  • Welcome feedback and make it a point to test hypotheses at every stage.
  • Be a team player with a willingness to do as well as to manage or lead.
  • Work with, coach and lead other Designers.
  • Collaborate with researchers, product managers, engineers and stakeholders.
  • Brainstorm solutions for design challenges with our brightest minds in product, engineering, and business.
  • Work your design magic with a cross-functional multidisciplinary team to deliver the best user experience possible.
  • Ability to work within the US without sponsorship
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