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Sr. UX Designer

ALTA IT Services - Reston, VA

Posted 21 days ago

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Job Description

ALTA IT Services is seeking a Sr. UX Designer to join our direct client on a long-term contract basis.

Candidates should have a strong Design and User Research background.

UX Designer (5+ years of experience) W2 or C2C Reston, VA (currently remote)



The User Experience Designer is proficient at user research, interaction design and visual design.

The individual will work with Senior Designer to collaborate with Product Management, End users, Business stakeholders and Engineering teams to ensure that there is clear understanding of the expected user experience and create scalable design solutions for the product.

The User Experience Designer will leverage their deep knowledge of user-centered design processes and methodology to create optimal user experiences.

They will conceptualize innovative solutions, create user experience specifications, workflows, mockups etc to meet or exceed the needs of end users and stakeholders.

As a valued member of the UX team, the individual will use their skills and insights in a collaborative, agile environment to deliver great experiences across productsplatforms.

Requirements Deep knowledge of user-centered design processes and methodology Experience on Interaction Design, interaction modeling, mental modeling, identifying user scenarios, and creating user flows, low- and high-fidelity designs Advanced wireframing andor prototyping skills and knowledge of tools and methodologies Experience designing web applications and mobile solutions for enterprise platforms Ability to think at a high-level about product strategy and vision Experience in UX strategy, user research, interviews, surveys and usability studies.

As well as experience creating user personas, journey maps, and empathy maps.

Experience in UX analysis including conducting competitive analyses, market assessments and heuristic evaluations Experience in information architecture and taxonomies.

Able to conceptualize navigation schemas, search schemas and application maps Experience in web analytics and user feedback data to inform infrastructure changes and design enhancements Experience in usability testing, including creating usability test scripts, research methods, collecting feedback and developing design improvement recommendations Strong leadership, communication and presentation skills are a must Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team Experience in a fast-paced software development environment with an ability to execute against aggressive timelines High energy level, enthusiastic, and eager to do what is necessary to be successful Highly creative and inquisitive able to multitask effectively Stays apprised of usercustomer experience trends and best practices across interaction types (web, mobile) Knowledge of HTMLCSSJavaScript ability to speak to developers about front-end in their language Experience working within Agile methodologies Must have an online portfolio to be considered

Agency work experience is preferred Education Bachelor or Master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors in Information Design, Human Centered Design, Industrial Design, Psychology, Graphic design, computer science or other relevant field.

Software Tools Experience in Adobe XD, Axure, Balsamiq, Invision, UXPin, InDesign, Sketch Experience in usability testing tools

ALTA IT Services, is an established leader in IT Staffing and Services, specializing in Agile Transformation Services, Program Project Management, Application Development, Cybersecurity, and Data Advanced Analytics.

We are an equal opportunityaffirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor.

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