User Interface (UI)/ User Experience (UX) Web Designer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Software Development
Locations
Falls Church, Virginia
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ43313

The User Interface (UI) /User Experience (UX) Developer} Web Designer will be responsible for the user interface design and development of our customer-facing applications and websites.  Will have business knowledge that provides the ability, when given business objectives and requirements for any project, to translate these into a cohesive and usable end product.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a full lifecycle of Responsive design: content-first design, logic flows, storyboards, personas, wireframes, low fidelity mock-ups, sitemaps, high fidelity prototypes, and UI specifications, to provide end-to-end dynamic, database driven design flows
  • Constructs pages in HTML and CSS (with SASS), with coding around templating languages
  • Develop standards-compliant front-end code for websites, web applications, and mobile solutions using HTML, CSS and JavaScript driven framework, such as Angular or React
  • Working in an Agile Software Development environment, team with product owners, business analysts, and product development to clarify and define business requirements as they apply to the UI
  • Craft UX engagements, particularly in a graphical user interface (GUI) environment, that exceed customer expectations by partnering with key product stakeholders to understand and support product business goals, advocating user-centered design (UCD) industry best practices
  • Analyze available usage metrics for trends, patterns, issues, and opportunities for UX optimization

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Computer Engineering  and minimum 10 years of in the Information Technology field focusing on development projects and UI/UX Design specifically
  • 6 – 8 years of  experience User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design for dynamic, database or bootstrap driven web sites and Content Management Systems
  • 8 -10 years of experience in web design and front end development using HTML, XHTML, CSS, Java Scripts and jQuery
  • Expert with sophisticated web technologies, including Backbone.js, Angular.js, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, XSL, Bootstrap, LESS, SASS and Sprite imaging
  • Expert knowledge of user centered design (UCD) patterns and best practices
  • 2 years of experience with code management tools like Jenkins, GIT, JIRA
  • 2 years of experience incorporating reliable unit and end-to-end testing to UI frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and possess expert debugging skills with UI related issues
  • Working knowledge of Government regulations, including Section 508 compliance and accessibility
  • Experience with developing themes and skins

Desired Education and Experience

  • US Citizen with DHS Public Trust suitability clearance/EOD
  • Experience with any DHS agencies or entities
  • Working in AWS environment
  • Experience working with Provider, Beneficiary, Medicare, Claims, and/or state Medicaid data
  • Prior experience with Agile Process in Federal Government  environment
  • Experienced with integrating with REST APIs and developing Single Page Applications
  • Working knowledge of user centered design (UCD) patterns and best practices
  • Experience with Node.js, Vue.js, less/grunt
  • Exceptional written communication and presentation skills including the ability to engage different stakeholders in developing and implementing designs
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

Conditions

  • Candidate must be an US citizen able to obtain DHS Public Trust clearance and USCIS EOD to start work
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.