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User Experience (UX) Designer

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

As an User Experience (UX) Designer, you will be working with our development teams and clients to define, test, plan, and build complex applications through iterative research methods and processes. - - -

What You'll Be Doing:
Work on project teams during discovery to explore problem definition, build strategies and help plan for comprehensive, user-centered solutionsConceptualize and articulate complex ideas to clients, team members, and managers through appropriate assets (i.e. sketches, wireframes, prototypes, design comps, user flows)Participate and assist in facilitating meetings, workshops, focus groups and interviews with stakeholders, subject matter experts, and users

Location and Travel Details:
This is a remote position with occasional travel (if needed).

Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements:
Must be willing to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance.

Profile of Success:
Utilize at least two years of design experience, ideally across industries and sectorsExperience designing for print & presentations in addition to interaction and visual design for applications and websitesAbility to understand requirements and make recommendations for implementation of applying best practices in usability, interaction, and visual designUnderstanding of common software project management practicesFamiliar with the latest trends and methods in the industry, and have a good understanding of different mindsets that enable teams to be innovative and successful, like Design Thinking, Lean and AgileUnderstanding of Design Systems, and the ability to create visual designs built on components for fast-paced projectsKnowledge of industry tools for creating documentation and assets to capture and communicate ideas (i.e. Axure, InVision, Adobe Experience Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.)

Desirable Skills:
Professional knowledge of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG) and the refreshed Section 508 Accessibility standardsProficiency with HTML & CSS development, with a strong understanding of responsive designBachelor's Degree related to Design (Graphic, Industrial), Interaction Design, Interactive Media, Human Factors, or equivalent

About AIS:
AIS, Dedicated to Our People -AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it. -It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). -Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology. -We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today. -We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation -AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals. -We are looking for:Smart people with a passion for technologyStrong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindsetClose involvement with local technical communitiesA willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clientsAbility to solve challenging technical business problemsSelf-directed professionalsOur Core ValuesClient Success Continued Learning and Technical ExcellenceStrong Client RelationshipsCitizenship and Community

EEO Statement:
Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , User Experience (UX) Designer, Other , Reston, Virginia

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