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UX Designer in Dulles, VA at ettain group

Date Posted: 1/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dulles, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/19/2019

Job Description

Dulles, VA -

Job Title:  UX Designer

Location:  Dulles, Virginia

Industry:   Transportation

Terms:  Direct Placement

UX Designer Job Summary:

As a member of the Product Strategy and Development (PSD) team, the Designer is responsible for creating solutions that promote user adoption, self-service, and ease of use. The designer will work collaboratively with other teams taking a project from conception, through analysis, prototyping, visual design, finally to implementation ensuring the customers' view remains the focus.

The User Experience Designer will follow a user-centered design process, understanding real users - their goals, aptitudes, experiences, needs, and motivations.  In this role they will approach design from a user-perspective and balance users' needs alongside business goals and technical capabilities. They will be working closely with product managers, their teams and software developers to determine necessary features and drive the design of products.  

UX Designer Job Responsibilities:

  • Assessing customer needs to design and deliver compelling, end-to-end user experience solutions through stakeholder interviews, persona creation, journey mapping, presenting and evaluating prototypes, and validating through usability testing
  • Quickly and iterative-ly create artifacts that illustrate user tasks, define proposed product functionality, turn business requirements into conceptualizations of the proposed product, and effectively communicate the overall user experience to the project and/or product team; These artifacts may include: Competitive product analyses, task/process flows, screen flows, storyboards, usage scenarios, detailed descriptions of proposed interactions/behaviors, usage models
  • Information architectures, site maps, navigation maps, page flows, sketches, conceptual design mock ups, wire frames, prototypes and other user experience design deliverables as needed
  • Gather and track feedback and key design decisions generated from continuous review of these artifacts to improve the user experience
  • Ensure a consistent user experience across the suite of applications

UX Designer Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, User Interface Design, Human Factors, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Human Factors International as Usability Analyst (CUA) or User Experience Analyst (CXA) preferred
  • Four or more years of experience as a User Experience Designer, Interaction Designer, or Information Architect in the design of applications that are driven by highly complex and high-volume data
  • Equivalent experience in conducting user research, extracting requirements, designing an interaction framework, working on agile/interactive development teams, and presenting their ideas to development and management
  • Experience in developing low & high-fidelity wire frames, prototypes, interaction flows using tools such as Axure
  • Work portfolio that shows your thought process through examples and /or case studies of compelling web or application design

UX Designer Key Words: 

UX, Product, User Experience, Design, Interaction Designer, Human Factors, User Interface Design, Information Architecture

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Provided by client
  • 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