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Graphics User Interface Designer

Company: ValidaTek
Location: Mclean
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ValidaTek, Inc. is an award-winning Small Business that provides high-security mission-critical IT services to the Federal Government. Our commitment to excellence in service delivery has resulted in dramatic growth and an expanding client base that includes several U.S. Federal Departments. The corporate infrastructure is robust and based on industry best practices as evidenced by our DCAA Approved accounting system, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20000-1:2011, and ISO 27001:2013 certifications, and CMMI Level 5 for Services (CMMI-SVC Level 5) and CMMI Level 5 for Development (CMMI-DEV Level 5) appraisals. We pride ourselves in being the best and only attracting and retaining the best talent to fuel our rapid growth. We promote a strong employee-focused corporate culture that provides a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their contributions and we all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

Position Description:

UI/UX Designer responsibilities include gathering user requirements, representing the user to the product team, generating ideas to solve user pain points, building prototypes from ideas, and designing graphical UI elements for web applications. Ensure all user interface elements follow best practices and are optimized for improved usability, usefulness, and exceptional visual design. Creates and reviews storyboards with users. Has experience with design software and wireframe tools. Conducts studies, testing, and evaluation of screen prototypes for functionality, ease of use, efficiency, and accuracy.

  • Work with PMs to transform prototypes into user stories.
  • Having portfolio of professional design projects that includes work with web applications is preferred.
  • Producing high-quality UX design solutions through wireframes, visual and graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes
  • Providing advice and guidance on the implementation of UX research methodologies and testing activities in order to analyze and predict user behavior

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Knowledge and Experience

Minimum 5 years experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role

  • Portfolio of design projects for web platforms
  • Experience leveraging story boarding to work through UI/UX design
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop)
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders to build consensus
  • Ability to find creative solutions to meet stakeholder needs
  • Ability to present prototypes and ideas to customers and receive constructive feedback
  • Good organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Clearable to the Secret level

Desired Experience

  • Familiarity with User/Human Centered Design approaches is desired
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and processes (e.g. Scrum)
  • Section 508 experience is desired
  • Familiarity with collaboration tools (e.g. Confluence, Jira, Slack, MS Teams)
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS is preferred
  • DoD software development experience is a plus

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.

ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: ValidaTek, Washington DC , Graphics User Interface Designer, Other , Mclean, DC

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