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UX Designer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a UX Designer with our industry-leading client in Washington D.C.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a [Public Trust/Secret/Top Secret] Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the UX Designer:

  • Work with the UX Lead to establish the overall direction and vision for UX team (establish approach, tools and process)
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define product experience
  • Serve as the voice of the user while meeting the needs of the customer
  • Conceptualize, execute and refine design specifications and design standards in the form of interaction models, process flows, information architecture, wireframes, prototypes and functional design specs
  • Understand complex qualitative and quantitative research data, business goals and requirements, and translate them into functional designs
  • Drive and document design standards and patterns across products
  • Create customer-centric designs that address business, brand and user requirements
  • Manage, mentor, and provide feedback to UX designers, with a focus on delivering high quality UX solutions to our clients
  • Lead participatory design activities (e.g. client workshops, card sorting) to understand vision, business model and knowledge about user needs and behaviors.
  • Conduct, design and analyze user experience and usability testing, incorporating testing best practices
  • Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, and usability findings

Requirements of the UX Designer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual/Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Design, or other related field.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in information architecture and UX design for user-centered projects such as: responsive websites, web and mobile applications and other interactive touch points
  • Experience in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Fine Arts or related field is desired
  • Demonstrate a portfolio of work with a proven track record for solving complex UX design problems
  • In-depth knowledge of iOS and Android platforms
  • Experience building low and high fidelity prototypes of digital products to illustrate future concepts and functionality to clients
  • Outstanding brainstorming and collaboration skills
  • Experience conducting user research and translating user research into design decisions
  • Experience building design systems that integrate with complex data
  • Background in usability testing, and building rapid prototypes
  • Experience working with an Agile development team
  • Experience closely collaborating with technical teams
  • Knowledge of tools like Sketch, Craft, Adobe Creative Cloud, Invision and Principle
  • Familiarity with current web development technologies, standards and best practices, including: HTML5, CSS, JavaScript

Keywords: UX Designer, UX, HTML, JAva, JavaScript, JavaSpring, Adobe, Agile, graphic design

Job ID: 319248

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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