User Experience (UX) Designer

2 weeks ago
Company
Noblis
Requisition #
5822
Reg/Temp
Regular Employee
Security Clearance
None
FT/PT/On-Call
Full Time
Job Category
Software Development
Location
US-DC-Washington

Responsibilities

Noblis is helping Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to manage enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world.  We are seeking  smart, passionate, and motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation’s aviation system.  If you want to be involved in the design and implementation of software solutions to manage the FAA's telecommunications enterprise communications and information solutions, this is the job for you!

 

In this position, you will be an integral member of our agile design and development teams working to design highly effective and intuitive web-based and mobile applications for a user community across various technical and business functional domains.  Primary responsibilities will include working with Product Owners to create detailed user experience specifications, develop and conduct usability test plans, maintain and enforce a standardized UI pattern library for a portfolio of web-based apps, and articulate UX concepts and solutions through wireframes and prototypes of varying fidelity.  You will engage daily with users and technical team members to ensure design concepts are clearly communicated.  You will collaborate with senior technical staff to establish and execute the vision for a product or design. Finally, you will be a part of the broader Noblis Center of Digital Excellence (CoDE), collaborating with technologists across the company to share knowledge, grow capabilities and keep current with industry practices.

Qualifications

-  Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Human Factors, or a related field

o  Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role

o  Ability and desire to work in an agile and cross functional team environment, understand team goals and generate appropriate, innovative analytical insights to drive process and experience improvement

o  Superior communication skills

o  Ability to clearly articulate ideas to senior leaders

o  Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript

o  Ability to work with image editing, graphic creation, and UI layout tools: Bootstrap and responsive design concepts, Sass or Less CSS compilation tools

o  High to expert level experience with modeling and prototyping tools (Axure, Balsamiq, Visio, etc.) with portfolio demonstrating various deliverables

o  High to expert level experience with the Adobe Creative Suite especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks

o  Strong desire for exploring, evaluating and understanding new technologies

o  Strong self-organization and self-management skills, with emphasis on self-initiation and follow-through

Overview

Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.

 

Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

 

Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

 

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