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Feb 10, 2017

Fairfax, VA

Freelance

Agent: Alyssa O.

Job #: 113994

Job Description

Our client, a well-known organization in the Northern VA area, is looking for an Interaction Designer to join their team. The UX/Interaction Designer will be hired as part of the User Experience Practice, a leveraged horizontal team that is part of the Digital Solutions group within an Emerging Technologies Practice. This group provides thought leadership and standardized methodologies for products, Data Analytics, Cloud, IoT, and Cybersecurity.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
The Designer will be responsible for interaction / UX design efforts for web based applications. Under the direction of the User Experience Practice Lead, the UX Designer will work with cross-functional team members and stakeholders to develop strategies and specifications to improve the performance, usability and effectiveness of user interfaces. Utilizing a User Centered Design approach, the UX Designer will synthesize information gathered from user groups, client meetings, team collaboration, best practices, and heuristic and competitive analyses to develop personas, site maps, user interface diagrams, and interactive wireframes to illustrate the layout, flow and organization of web enabled applications. In addition, the UX Designer will facilitate usability testing and help determine how best to integrate these findings into the user interface.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• 5+ years experience with interaction design, ideally focused on web based applications
• Expert knowledge of Axure and other UX design tools such as Sketch and InVision
• A secondary skill-set that includes information architecture, user research, and/or visual design skills is ideal
• Ideal candidate is a self-directed learner and open to learning new UX methods and skills

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