UI/UX Designer (Remote)

The Role

The UI/UX Designer will be involved in designing product user interfaces using human centered design techniques for a large modernization effort that has significant industry focus. The candidate will be an integral component of a team of passionate and enthusiastic IT professionals. In this role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for designing end user products for enterprise-wide use. These products include modern enterprise applications accessible and responsive via any device (web/mobile). The candidate will be responsible for delivering quality products using industry best practices. The candidate is expected to have extensive experience in applying Human-centered design principles to create user interaction design and user interface elements; measure the overall experience, facilitate, and enable user outcomes in an intuitive manner.

Responsibilities

  • Perform user research, conduct user and stakeholders’ interviews, surveys, and compiling data gained from these activities.
  • Use design thinking, Agile concepts and practices, and product management principles to develop customer focused software products.
  • Perform visual design/interaction design creating and implementing user interfaces based on user data gathering.
  • Produce design artifacts such as journey maps, user journeys, personas, etc.
  • Develop wireframes and prototypes in a clean, well structured, and easily navigable format using Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, Abstract or other relevant tools and coach less experienced designers in the same
  • Plan and lead workshops to elicit user needs and feedback on product direction
  • Be obsessed with good user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail
  • Be creative, innovative and artistic and passionate about following the latest and emerging UI/UX trends
  • Develop design systems
  • Be a team player with strong analytical skills to understand and translate business requirements to system UI/UX requirements.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in both technical and business environments.
  • Work independently and efficiently in high-paced environment.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in designing user interfaces for enterprise-wide use
  • Familiar with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS design capabilities
  • Fluent in responsive design, mobile/tablet UI/UX
  • Demonstrated experience as key interaction/visual designer of a UI/UX team throughout the system development cycle of successfully launched web, mobile, and/or software applications.
  • Demonstrated experience performing user research and user testing, to include conducting user interviews, and synthesize the data gained from these activities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of web standards and accessible design (508 compliance)
  • Experience in designing artifacts such as journey maps, user journeys, personas, etc.
  • Experience developing wireframes and prototypes in a clean, well structured, and easily navigable format using Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, Abstract or other relevant tools and coach less experienced designers in the same
  • Experience developing design systems
  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Fine Arts or related field is desired.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust

Nice To Have

  • Experience of Jira, Confluence
  • User Experience Design Certificate(s)
  • Experience with tools: Figma/Sketch/XD Design

What you should expect from us

  • We will treat you fairly.
  • We give you a space to grow both personally and professionally.
  • We will hear your ideas even when we disagree.
  • We will be equitable with our success.
  • We will always tell you the truth. Even when the truth is difficult.

Perks

  • Work remotely (DC MD VA area).
  • Competitive pay.
  • A contribution to your health benefits.
  • Ability to work remotely due to COVID-19.

If you’re interested…

Shoot us an email at join@blencorp.com and start the conversation. We would like you to be in the United States.

About

BLEN Corp is a small, minority and veteran-owned information technology firm located in Washington D.C. Since 2004, we have been ahead of the curve in early adaption and implementation of cutting edge technologies including web and mobile development, service-oriented architecture, and other innovative web based solutions. Look at some of our projects.

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