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UX Designer in Reston, VA at ettain group

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reston, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2019

Job Description

Reston, VA -

Job Title:  UX Designer


Location:  Herndon, Va.

 

Industry:  Education

Terms:  12-month Contract

UX Designer Job Summary:

Are you ready to enhance your career in the UX field? This UX designer is a hands-on role that will work with User Interface (UI) development, Corporate Communications and the product management stakeholders to define and maintain a consistent user interface experience across all web-based applications. As the advocate for the Company’s end users, the UX Designer will utilize user research, design thinking, and agile methodologies to deliver a positive customer experience, and help increase customer satisfaction with the Company’s application user interfaces and Web site applications.

UX Designer Job Responsibilities:

  • Represent the product vision by researching, envisaging, sketching, prototyping, and user-testing experiences for Company online offerings.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design inconsistencies or challenges and devise elegant solutions.
  • Drive strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centric design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Standardize the UX across IT applications and provide templates for development team use.
  • Influence and work effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Work with the Business Analysts (BA) to integrate User Interface (UI) requirements into user stories. Test the UI functionality with the BA and conduct user testing with end users.
  • Work with application development teams, and specifically UI developers, in an Agile environment to implement UI designs in accordance with accessibility guidelines into Company applications.

    UX Designer Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Digital Design or related field. A combination of education and experience, including military service will also be considered.
  • 5 years’ experience in producing successful user experience deliverables for web-based software applications, with specific experience in:
  • Using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • User-centered design (UCD), cognitive psychology and user empathy, planning and conducting user research, user interaction design, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, and accessibility.
  • Web andsoftware usability principles andaccessibility (including WCAG
  • 2.0 AA) and up-to-date current trends and advances in interface and functional design.
  • User interface wireframe and prototyping tools.

UX Designer Key Words

UX Design, User Research, Interactive Design, User Experience, User Interface, Sketch, Prototyping

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  No, sponsorship is not being considered
  • Corp-to-Corp? No, C2C candidates are not considered

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Braelynn Wiggins at ettain group at 571-612-4591.

ettain group is a talent solutions company dedicated to matching people with the most relevant employment opportunities in IT, healthcare IT and the digital creative space. Top employers and highly skilled talent throughout the U.S. select ettain group for a better recruitment experience. Our culture empowers teams with the flexibility to deliver a superior candidate experience and client experience using market intelligence. We recruit resources, own projects and manage programs to offer a wide range of IT development and talent solutions to our clients and candidates. To learn more about ettain group visit www.ettaingroup.com. To explore more job opportunities with ettain group, visit www.ettaingroup.com/job-board.aspx