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User Experience Lead (UI/UX)

Location: Fairfax, VA
Date Posted: 02-01-2018
SBD is looking for a talented User Experience Lead (UI/UX) to create amazing user experiences for our federal client. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful web design. They should also have superior user interface design skills.  The successful candidate will be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.
 

Duties include:
  • Collaborate with product management, development and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
 

Requirements:
  • 5+ years progressively increasing experience in software development
  • 2+ years of experience in Agile delivery
  • Candidates must demonstrate strong oral and written communications and be able to work in fast-paced, highly collaborative Agile team environment.
  • Demonstrated success in building meaningful and productive relationships with colleagues, customers and business partners.
  • Proven UI experience as a Web Designer
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, 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 Web trends, techniques, and technologies
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or a Visual Arts subject
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Must be able to pass federal background investigation
  • Must be forward thinking and passionate problem solver able to work in a group environment that contributes to global client and company mission and culture
  • Able to take on new challenges and professionally communicate and collaborate with peers and executive client and corporate leadership
  • BA/BS degree in an associated discipline and a minimum of 3 years of directly related experience
  • US Citizenship is Required.
 

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Prior experience supporting Federal agencies or health IT business domain
  • Knowledge and experience with Federal Agency - specific lifecycles a plus
  • Understand fundamentals of iterative development
  • Understand fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
  • Mobile design experience
  • Experience with MS Publisher for mock-ups or similar tools
Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SBD will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SBD does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, IWDs, Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status").
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