UX Designer

McLean, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #48213 |
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Our client, a well-known financial institution is seeking a Sr. UX Design professional to work out of their McLean or Richmond, VA office on a long-term contract basis. Apply today to learn more!

As a UX/UI designer on the team, you will play a critical role in making sure the end-to-end UX, UI, content and information architecture of specific learning tools and systems are user-friendly and leveraging the company’s high digital OneDesign and ADA standards across platforms and devices.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Conduct user research and assess business needs to continually inform the evolution of the design of the learning tools and systems.
  • Work collaboratively with other designers, engineers, and product owners to connect the UX of multiple learning tools and systems whenever possible.
  • Influence team members to follow digital design best practices (like the mobile-first or responsive web) where applicable.
  • Design using latest UX/UI software and tools for wireframing and rapid prototyping including Balsalmiq, Sketch, Invision, Adobe CC, and/or design-in-browser methods.
  • Conduct quick usability research sessions to evaluate prototypes with end users.
  • Present usability research findings and recommendations to stakeholders to inform the next iteration of the design.
  • Design highly polished experiences and interfaces that adhere to our digital OneDesign guidelines for patterns, styles, color, typography, etc.
  • A strong online portfolio of human-centered, UX and UI design case studies
  • 5 years of experience in the lead UX/UI role designing end-to-end digital experiences with modern design software
  • 3 years of experience designing information architecture and content of digital experiences
  • Experience designing digital learning products a plus
  • Experience coding in HTML, CSS, JavaScript a plus
  • Experience working with an agile team of engineers and product owners
  • Experience working within Atlassian JIRA for project management
  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience
  • Occasional travel to Richmond or Mclean for PI planning, team meetings, etc. – at least once per month.

Does this sound like you? Apply today with your portfolio! 




  • 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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