• Sr. UX/UI Designer

    Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
    Job ID
    2019-1504
    Clearance Level
    No Clearance Required
  • Overview

    The Sr. UX/UI Designer will support customers in civilian and defense organizations produce elegant UX and UI designs consistent with the end user’s needs and the corporate strategy of the company. Our senior designer will have responsbility over design decisions to ensure high quality products.

    Responsibilities

    • Create visual solutions for web, mobile, and tablet devices embracing “User Centered Design” principles and methodologies.
    • Is able to connect the dots between business needs, technology, good design and innovation.
    • Experienced at driving a user experience from start-to-finish that delivers “best in class” results.
    • Possesses a clinical eye for details and champions adherence to visual/interface specs.
    • Mastery of basics in design including Typography, Color Theory, and Layout across different form factors.
    • Proactively researches and analyzes industry UX/UI trends and competitor sites and strategies.
    • Champions great ideas verbally and by creating design artifacts that communicate complex ideas clearly.
    • Creates and revises information architecture documents and diagrams including but not limited to: content diagrams, content maps, wire frame diagrams, comprehensive diagrams and static prototypes. 
    • Is able to present designs in an effective manner to both internal and external stake holders.
    • Ability to conceive multiple distinct visual concepts for a single challenge.
    • Is able to seek and find creative inspiration outside of looking at someone else’s solutions.
    • Understands usability testing principles and methodologies
    • Designs for modularity, internationalization, accessibility, and product expansion. (Organic design principles)

    Operational:

    • Can manage multiple projects simultaneously in an Agile development environment.
    • Participates in key internal meetings including weekly status updates and planning sessions.
    • Conducts and facilitates design requirements, and implementation reviews.
    • Ensure all versions of project UX/UI documents are complete, current, and stored/ archived appropriately
    • Is able to collaborate effectively with engineers, product owners & other stake holders.
    • Consistently meets deadlines or proactively identifies and escalates potential road block to stake holders utilizing proper channels of communication and protocols.
    • Is willing to ask for help when needed, provide critical feedback to others, and champion the importance of design quality to developers and product managers.
    • Effectively conducts design review materials 
    • Maintains composure and resilience in situations where “adaptability” is required.
    • Acts with integrity

    Qualifications

    Required Education:

    • Bachelors of in graphics design or related field

     

    Required Experience:

    • Expert knowledge of Adobe CS, Sketch and at least one prototyping tool (Invision, proto.io etc.)
    • Has solid working understanding of Mobile/tablet SDKs HTML, JavaScript, and CSS design capabilities.
    • Can evaluate product features based on “user centered design” principles and heuristics including function, content and accessibility (508 compliance) etc.
    • Stays current with new/emerging technologies and design tools.
    • Follows, maintains, and expands visual pattern libraries and style guide documentation.
    • Had 5-10 years of graphic and information design for digital product

     

    Required Clearance:

    •  US Citizen - Clearable

     

     

     

    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.

     

    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:

     

    • Extensive training programs
    • Gym membership reimbursement
    • Education reimbursement
    • Technology benefits
    • Commuter benefits
    • Generous paid time off and much more!

     

    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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