UI/UX Designer

    Location: Fairfax, VA
    Date Posted: 05-23-2018
    CVP is seeking a highly talented UI/UX Designer to serve on the Overseas Security Advisory Council and to provide direction and guidance to develop programs that most benefit the U.S. private sector overseas.

    Major Areas of Responsibility
     
    • Collaborate with client and dev team on defining and implementing innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
    • Support the implementation of an improved (user friendly and innovative) OSAC UI/UX design meeting Section 508 compliance standards
    • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to the development team
    • Support development of quality OSAC technical documents and artifacts
    • Support Product Owner and OSAC team with developing user stories/tasks and acceptance criteria; ensure clear understanding of the development requirements for each release
    • Attend all Agile ceremonies per invitation
    • Complete sprint work on time with high quality according to sprint schedule and quality measures
    • Document and manage assigned user stories/tasks within JIRA
    • Consistently provide LOE for user stories/tasks; improve LOE over time
    • Escalate risks/issues to the Technical Lead and PM
     
    Position Requirements
     
    • Active Top Secret government security clearance
    • 3 or more years of UX design experience
    • UI frameworks experience (Bootstrap)
    • Portfolio showing your designs
    • Experience taking business needs to visual design
    • Ability to interact with senior level partners and explain your approach to UX, how you communicate those needs and process
    • Ability to work with stakeholders to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet the needs and vision
    • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
    • Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
    • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
     
    Desired Skills
     
    • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Centered Design (HCD), Human Factors, Service Design or other related User Interaction Design field
    • Certification or Degree in Human-Centered Design or very closely related discipline
    • 3+ years of direct experience performing in the role of Human Centered Design UI Designer applying Human-Centered Design methodologies, techniques and practices to the design and development of large complex web-based systems and bringing those designs to fruition
    • Experience obtained with large U.S. Federal Government IT Web applications
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience performing HCD functions on large, complex IT web-based applications
    • Strong visual design sensibility and demonstrated design experience in visualizing concepts
    • Ability to convey concepts through scenarios, flows and mockups and have experience with prototyping at different levels of resolution
    • Depth of skill in taking complex information and presenting it in a structured, user-centered fashion
    • Fluent using UI/HCD design tools and methods
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others and to establish a professional working rapport with a diverse set of customers and peers
    • Excellent oral communications and people skills necessary to communicate and interact with others to successfully complete assigned activities; comfortable presenting to and collaborating with groups of people
    • Excellent writing skills
    • Knowledge and expertise with current Microsoft Office Suite products, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint
     
     
    Customer Value Partners, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Customer Value Partners seeks to provide employment opportunities for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
     
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