Web Designer / Developer - II in Silver Spring, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/14/2018

Job Description

Job #:  839256

ROLE: Sr. UX Designer

LOCATION: DC METRO AREA

CONTRACT LENGTH: 7 Months

COMPENSATION: Dependent upon experience.

 

**If you are interested, please email your resume to mfransen@apexsystems.com **

 

OVERVIEW: Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT staffing and consulting services firm, is seeking a Sr. UX Designer to join our clients UX Strategy and Design team. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to lead efforts in designing and defining the interactions and interfaces that will engage our client’s customers and transform unmet user needs and business opportunities into successful online & mobile service launches. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to…

  • Create concepts using professional design tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision) to rapidly work through ideation.
  • Work with creative and visual leads to co-evolve user experience solutions through an iterative design process.
  • Work with technical leads to understand front/back end systems and constraints so that design solutions are technically feasible and optimal.
  • Apply strategic thinking to design and deliver innovative end-to-end user experiences that optimize among user needs, business goals, and technological realities across web & mobile platforms.
  • Effectively communicate ideas and concepts, and visualizations to internal leaders, partners and customers.
  • Collaborate and instruct team on emerging industry UI trends, across web, mobile and tablet platforms, competitors and strategies.
  • Construct IA structures, user flows and interaction designs, as well as champion principles of usability and user-centered design.

 

REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design (Graphic, Interaction, Visual, and Digital), Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information architecture, or related UX field.
  • 5+ year’s directly-related web design, UX Design, Front-end mobile-web development or interaction design experience; understanding of visual/graphic design principles a plus.
  • Online portfolio available for viewing.

 

PREFERRED:

  • 5+ years of interface design experience in delivering high-volume, high-profile web sites or mobile products or devices.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with colleagues, along with cross-functional teams; including technology, product management, and user research.
  • Experience with multi-platform projects for large audiences (mobile, tablet, desktop and connected devices).