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Requisition Number 19-3838
Title Senior User Experience Designer
City Herndon
State VA
Description

We are looking for a senior user experience designer with strong interests and expert capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement. The candidate will also have extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must.

 

This is a hands-on role focused on contributing to the processes of product discovery, design and development You will work closely with product managers and strategist to create quality, device-agnostic user experiences and interfaces.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Advocate for the user while ensuring that the experience meets Marketing Goals in a consistent and/or appropriate way, regardless of the property being addressed.
  • Lead the project start to finish with the collaboration of creative director, stakeholder, and developer.
  • Deliver strong wireframe/ prototype to high-end UI well-optimized visual solution.
  • Use data and observation to understand our users and to develop insights into improvements for user experience and flow. Utilize A/B testing to present design solutions.
  • Research and analyze industry UX/UI trends and competitor sites and strategies.
  • Keep up to date with the latest web design technologies and techniques in order to discuss them for inclusion within our website creations.
  • Design for current experiences while also envisioning new ones. Working with our brand to generate new ideas and strong visual solution.
  • Understand the balance of user experience, business need, and time-to-market, and recommend tradeoffs where appropriate.

 

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree AND

• Five (5) years’ experience with website promotion creation/placement/management AND

• Two (2) years’ experience running A/B testing campaigns (Optimizely, Adobe Test & Target) OR

• Equivalent combination of education and experience

OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience using Adobe Creative Suite applications including Photoshop and Illustrator

• Extensive knowledge with SEO best practices

• Knowledge of User Experience (UX) and Usability best practices

• Good knowledge of user experience, site usability requirements, and an overall great design sense

• Strong time management and organizational skills. Attention to detail is absolutely critical

• Excellent collaboration and team-building skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Knowledge of Web authoring tools and coding languages such as html, CSS, and JavaScript • Working knowledge of publishing with content management systems (Drupal, AEM, WordPress, etc.) • Knowledge of project management tools like JIRA • Working knowledge of Web Analytics, including dashboards and reports • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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