UI/UX Designer Job at Guidehouse, McLean, VA

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  • Guidehouse
  • McLean, VA

Job Description

Job Family : Software Development & Support (Digital)


Travel Required :

Up to 10%


Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :

Guidehouse is seeking an exceptional and experienced UI/UX Analyst but more UI driven, who is passionate about understanding user needs and providing them with well-integrated, engaging flows. Someone whose decisions are rooted in both creative and analytical thinking, likes solving complex problems by finding patterns in the data and enjoys creating high-quality end-to-end digital user experiences.

The position will be responsible for user experience and user interface deliverables that include; 508 compliant wireframes and prototypes, flow diagrams, interactive and functional documentation, and metrics analysis/reporting. There job will be to make sure that every page and every step a user will experience in their interaction with the finished product will conform to the overall vision.

  • Collaborate with the UX/UI lead, development lead, and cross-functional staff (designers, user researchers, program managers, engineering teams, and business stakeholders) to prioritize UX activities throughout the agile software development life-cycle and provide high-quality deliverables on time.

  • Champion user-centered design, through the process of analyzing user metrics via analytics software to better understand user behavior and implement improvements to user task flows and user experiences

  • Champion the process of analyzing user metrics via analytics software to better understand user behaviors and report how to improve user task flows and user experiences

  • Conduct usability studies, interviews, and surveys to better understand user tasks and workflows, analyze the findings, then prescribe changes that will improve the UX/UI of the product while advocating for users needs

  • Engage in UX discussions with customers and other stakeholders on topics including user centered design, interaction design, benchmarks, user flows and user research.

  • Conduct usability testing and A/B testing and report the findings

  • Create and maintain persona documentation

  • Experience with Atlassian Suite (Jira & Confluence)

  • Experience with Figma and Adobe CC Suite.

  • Experience writing design user stories and UX/UI acceptance criteria

  • Create innovative and appealing user task flows, user journeys, and flow diagrams on time for specific features and projects

  • Understand and work within project parameters that include technical constraints, business requirements and user needs; synthesize the information and provide optimal UX solutions that meet project requirements

  • Assess both quantitative and qualitative data, then communicate the decisions you made during the process that allowed you to arrive at your deliverables

  • Think strategically, act tactically, and solve problems quickly while demonstrating excellent project management and scheduling skills

  • Work both independently and as a team to establish trusted relationships with partners

  • Cultivate an understanding of user-centered design and share your insights and UX thinking with the whole team

  • Communicate 508 and accessibility requirements with colleagues when necessary.


What You Will Need :

  • Must be a US citizen and be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance

  • Minimum TWO (2) years of creating UI/UX deliverables including user task-flow diagrams, user/stakeholder interviews, user journeys, user research documentation, metrics reports and user personas.

  • Minimum TWO (2) of creating high-fidelity UI wireframes and prototypes; deep knowledge of at least a couple of tools such as: InVision, Sketch, Balsamiq, Axure, or Adobe Illustrator, Figma (preferred) and Adobe XD

  • Experience using analytical data software tools such as Google Analytics.

  • A self-starter with a strong attention to detail and the ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative information to find patterns and provide solutions that will optimize the UI product.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing/creating optimal user interfaces/user experiences.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of visual design principles and user-centered design methodologies.

  • Excellent collaboration, communication and teamwork skills.

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • UX Certifications such as: Human Factors Int’l CUA or CXA or Nielsen Norman Group’s UXC or UXMC

  • Experience and confidence presenting to large groups (example of UX presentations given would be appreciated)

  • Basic understanding of different JAVA development frameworks (Clarity, Angular, Bootstrap, etc.)

The annual salary range for this position is $75,800.00-$113,600.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.


What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Care.com annual membership

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.


If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.


Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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