UX Designer

Vienna, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #46184 |
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Our client, a technology organization in McLean, VA is seeking a Senior UX Designer.

As a UX designer within the Technology Engineering team, you will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team that includes software engineers, a product owner, technology leads, and business partners who share your passion and drive for solving human and business problems. You are a systems thinker, where you will translate user needs, style guides, and requirements into elegant solutions for complex problems.

Day to Day:

  • Understand interface and interaction patterns and best practices for various platforms, as well as work within a responsive design framework
  • Understand human-centered design and UX practices. Partner with other UX designers that specialize in content, strategy, and research on user research, journey maps and user flows
  • Work within established brand guidelines and style guide
  • Create prototypes that showcase design concepts and interaction patterns and range from low fidelity to high fidelity
  • Work closely with engineers to implement designs
  • Work collaboratively within cross-disciplinary teams, as well as ability to work independently
  • Quickly deliver multiple, inventive ideas that are fresh and simple while solving complex customer and business needs
  • Clearly and confidently communicate your design decisions with the team and craft elegant presentation and storytelling capabilities
  • Work in an agile/scrum development process
  • Research the latest technologies, best practices, and online trends to provide recommendations for the team
  • Travel as needed (up to 25% at times) to other company locations for training purposes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a design related field
  • 5+ years of experience with user interface (UI) design
  • 5+ years of experience with user experience design
  • Mobile design or mobile development experience
  • Understanding of Progressive Single Page Web Applications written in React/Angular/Vue

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of experience with user interface (UI) design
  • At least 3 years of user experience design (UX)
  • 3 years with current design tools (e.g. Adobe CC, Sketch, Invision, etc)
  • At least 1 year of CSS/HTML/JS
  • At least 1 year of UI/UX working within a learning technology product environment

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  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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