User Experience (UX) Web Designer

Offer by Artemis Consulting, Inc.

user-experience

user-interface

css

html5

css3

About this job

Location options: Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Junior, Mid-Level
Role: Designer
Industry: Agile Software Development, Information Technology
Company size: 51-200 people
Company type: Private



Technologies

user-experience, user-interface, css, html5, css3



Job description

POSITION OVERVIEW User Experience (UX) Web Designer 5+ Years Hands-on Work on User Experience (UX) 3+ Year of Front-end Development Experience Work location is Washington D.C.

ABOUT ARTEMIS CONSULTING
Artemis Consulting is a D.C. area-based IT Services and Management Consulting firm that is on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S, on the Entrepreneur 360 companies list, and one of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 companies. Our teams are collaborative, self-motivated, and focused on creating value for our clients. We are a growing company where you have an opportunity to learn and grow with your peers. We believe in getting the job done and having work-life balance. We offer competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits package including employer-subsidized health, dental & vision insurance, 401(k) matching, 10 paid Federal holidays, and paid vacation and sick leave. JOB SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as a UX Web Designer as part of a team supporting our federal client with an information-sharing mission. Design and build content-rich web applications using the Agile development methodology. Be part of a dynamic team that works closely with the client. The candidate must be flexible, able to work in a fast-paced environment, juggle multiple tasks at once, work independently, and have superior interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate for this position has experience in visual design. Under minimal direction, perform as a user experience designer and UX front-end developer responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, design comps and prototypes. The UX Web Designer will utilize their experience with development to translate the wireframes into code. The UX Web Designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with usability, accessibility and compliance user-testing.
Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
  • Design and implement responsive web application user interfaces using JavaScript, Sketch, CSS3, HTML5, and JQuery
  • Candidate should be able to design and develop wireframe or prototypes based on requirements and validate the design with users using latest UI/UX products
  • Develop mobile and cross-browser compatible responsive front-end interfaces using frameworks like Bootstrap or Angular.
  • Work with application team to make sure that the components are in compliance with UI/UX guidelines and Standards
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Using high and low fidelity design tools, deliver the appropriate interface designs including prototypes, mockups, wireframes, user stories, user journeys, optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and forthcoming functions and features that maintain a consistent user interface across all product offerings
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate the design solutions. Drive and participate in usability testing
  • Collaborate with other team members and department stakeholders including Business Analysis, UI Engineering, and Client Support.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Must be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment, juggle multiple tasks at once, and work independently and collaboratively as needed. Must have superior interpersonal skills and strong communication skills.
  • 5+ years relevant, professional UX design experience working with complex web application development
  • 3+ year of experience with front-end development
  • Solid familiarity and experience in Agile Methodology and Scrum ceremonies
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with standard wireframing and UX tools
  • Must have demonstrated experience with Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Good grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, and usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, solutions to teams and clients, and be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • Previous experience in Visual Design
  • Ability to pass basic government background check
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
  • Experience working in Agile teams
  • Experience working with section 508/WCAG 2.0
  • Experience with automated unit testing frameworks (Selenium)
  • Experience or exposure with ticketing automation tools such as Jira/Confluence
  • Previous experience performing on a government contract is a plus
EDUCATION
  • Undergraduate Degree highly desired but can be substituted with 4 additional years of experience
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Work location is Washington D.C. (1 day of off-site work may be permitted after three months)
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident only (required by Federal client); background and credit check is necessary
Artemis Consulting is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, or age.
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