User Experience & User Interface Designer (UI/UX)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Human Factors Engineering
Locations
Washington, District of Columbia
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ117290

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT’s DOJ/OJP team is looking for a dynamic, talented and experienced Lead UX and UI Designer who can lead a team of front-end web designers. You should have experience with all aspects of UX design from interaction design user research and persona creation, to information architecture, visual hierarchy, user research and process flow for mobile and desktop interactions. You will need to be a hands-on contributor in a fast-paced agile environment. You must have a passion for user-centric design and be a strong communicator. Ability to identify alternative design strategies, assess design viability and rapidly transform business requirements into a user interface design. You will also need to interact with developers during the implementation phases.

Job Functions:

  • Lead development of rich functional prototypes using white board brainstorming, low and high fidelity mockups and interaction requirements while working with multiple clients
  • Be able to rapidly prototype web portal and application solution design, look, feel and aesthetics
  • Work with development teams across multiple engagements to design efficient and comprehensible user interfaces given client requirements
  • Prepare documentation of all UIs developed
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and development to define and implement innovative solutions for product direction, visuals, experience, and team performance
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to pre-production hand-off to developers.
  • Conduct user research and analyze user feedback against design requirements to reflect within design work.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Manage small to medium sized projects

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic/Web Design, User Experience and/or a web design/development related discipline.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and other mockup tools such as: Sketch,  Invision, Balsamiq, Axure
  • Experience working in Agile environments and facilitating working sessions across teams
  • Understanding of the User Experience Process
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills to advocate design principals and approach
  • Some Project Management Understanding
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of user-centered design principles
  • 5-7 years of experience in a senior and/or lead position.
  • User experience practices and methodologies.
  • Knowledgeable about Web Accessibility requirements
  • Light front-end capabilities (HTML/CSS).
  • Ability to interact, navigate and adapt to challenges in an ever-changing environment, managing expectations of customers and multiple teams.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and manage priorities effectively.
  • Self-motived individual
  • Familiarity with google material design

Contract Requirements:

  • Contract Requires US Citizenship
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Agency specific Public Trust clearance

About Our 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.