General Dynamics IT (GDIT) is looking for its next passionate, highly skilled, self-motivated User Interface and Experience Developer to join a growing team that’s tasked with modernizing our Medicaid platforms by leveraging cutting edge technologies to build new applications.
This small high performance organization will work collaboratively to design and develop brand new Medicaid applications to replace or augment legacy applications. Our solutions are based around user-centric design and a responsive first methodology, along with compliance to Section 508 for users with disabilities. Creative technologists looking to expand their skills and build new, innovative products would be a perfect addition to this growing team.
This position is based at GDIT’s office at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.
You’ll join our talented team that will remain small and focused. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to make user experience decisions and grow your skills to learn cloud technologies, responsive design, 508 compliance, creative strategy, HTML, and CSS Flexbox. Applications built by this team are highly interactive and user-focused, making the legacy experiences simpler and more accessible than ever. Our front end is built on top of Angular 8, PrimeNG, and Flexbox. It interacts with the back end through RESTful endpoints exclusively.
You will be a key contributor to the team and have responsibility to build UIs and prototypes by working closely with the Creative Director, the customer and the software engineers to help design the exact functionality to make the best user experience while accomplishing the business needs.
User experience designs and prototyping
Working alongside a team to deliver complex applications
Ability to conceptualize ideas to achieve a modern user experience across an enterprise of web applications
Developing user interfaces with HTML and CSS3
Testing and documentation for application 508 compliance
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Graphic Design or a related discipline
2+ years of experience in the field with the passion to learn
Interest or background in application design and development
CSS - specifically Flexbox
Strong HTML skills
Experience designing and implementing for multiple form factors (PC/Tablet/Phone)
Strong ability to use design tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite
Familiarity working with a modern JS framework like Angular, React, or Vue a plus
Willingness to work individually and in a team setting
Good organization and time management skills
Ability to adapt to changing assignments and task priorities
Good written, verbal and presentation skills.
Hands on. Passionate. Persistent. Creative. A Doer. A Team Player.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.