(USA-VA-Fairfax) UI/UX Designer (Programmer Analyst 3) - 3294
Are you a UX Designer with a passion for developing projects and products that are innovative, inclusive, intelligent, and human-centered? Do you think strategically about any design challenge and seek to create holistic, compelling products that serve the end-user?
HII - Technical Solutions Division is looking for a User Experience (UX) Designer to work with the UX/UI team lead & other UX designers, business owners, product managers, and developers to build high-quality user-centered solutions based on user-centered methodologies and design thinking. The customer is the US Department of Education and the position will be located at our office in Fair Lakes, VA.
What you will do:
+ Create and implement designs, making usability interactions intuitive, accessible, adaptive, and consistent across products
+ Participate in the design, development, and deployment processes of the software delivery lifecycle – creating personas, developing wireframes, information architecture, style guides, and producing interface designs.
+ Delivering amazing user experiences and creating the look and feel of our software products and solutions.
+ The ideal candidate must think strategically, collaborate across disciplines, be self-driven, execute with an eye for detail, and easily adapt and grow within a fast-paced and innovative environment
What you must have:
+ Bachelor’s degree, with a major in Computer Science, Web Development, Human-Computer Interaction, Mobile Computing, Graphic Design, Software Engineering, or a related field of study. Or equivalent experience.
+ 5+ years of experience in UI/UX field
+ 5+ years of experience specifically designing web and mobile apps
+ Thorough understanding of user-centered design methodologies and processes, including but not limited to, journey maps, persona creation, wireframing, usability testing, etc.
+ Experience in concept ideation, design strategy, and digital prototyping
+ Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability, and exceptional design skills
+ Ability to effectively collaborate with UX team on creative brainstorming, ideation, rapid-prototyping, and other problem-solving activities with stakeholders, managers and developers
+ Participate in design reviews and clearly rationalize and justify design work
+ Support the organization and facilitation of design workshops with clients and partners as needed
+ Ability to stay abreast of the latest UX design and technology trends
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills
+ Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance
+ Mastery of all the latest design tools and platforms: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), InDesign, Sketch, InVision, and other UI design tools
+ Mastery of responsive web design to create user interfaces that automatically conform to multiple screen sizes and devices
+ Ability to translate complex information into easy-to-understand designs and visual elements
+ Ability to develop functional mock-ups in Axure or similar prototyping tool
+ Ability to work on several projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
+ Ability to maintain strong rapport with teammates, and collaborate effectively within and across teams with multiple personality types
A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
This opportunity resides with Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.