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Reference # : 17-04870 Title : UI Designer
Location : St. Louis, MO
Position Type : Right to Hire
Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date / End Date : 10/10/2017 / 04/10/2018  
Description
Job Title: UI Designer


Max Conversion Salary : $88,000
Postal Clearance Required

Notes: Prefer local candidates for face to face interviews
Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a User Interface (UI) Designer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in St. Louis MO.
Where Technology and Teamwork come together... The qualified applicants will become part of Northrop Grumman's Postal Service Program. We are looking for a talented UI Designer to develop rich user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior user interface design skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into engaging, intuitive, and functional designs.

Responsibilities:
Collaborate with develoment team to implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
Create mock-ups, wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
Design and develop new interfaces for users
Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

Basic Qualifications:
5 years applicable experience and a Bachelor's Degree
Proven UI experience
Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Must be able to obtain a Postal Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Green Card status required) Must not have travelled outside of the US for a combined period of 6 months (or longer) within the last 5 years

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with front-end frameworks (such as Bootstrap and/or Foundation)
Experience with jQuery and hands-on CSS style sheet development preferred
Experience with Content Management Systems, preferably TeamSite
Knowledgeable of HTML, Section 508 compliance and front-end best practices
Ability to communicate well with the customer while translating requests into functional and successful web products