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User Interface/User Experience Designer
Location: Mechanicsville, VA
Job #: 13157
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This resource will work to ensure successful delivery of customer facing Internet applications. The successful candidate will have experience supporting multiple concurrent projects.

Required Skills:

Strong understanding of front-end application development including JQuery UI, HTML5, CSS3.
3+ years User Experience and User Interface design experience with internal and external (customer) facing and high volume web applications.
Creative and innovative about user centered design and understands how to apply best in class principles and techniques.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
Experience designing user interfaces and virtual workflows for mobile form factors, including smart phones and tablets. Twitter Bootstrap experience a plus.
Ability to translate interface requirements into workflow diagrams using interactions models and wireframes.
Comfortable with an iterative design process that includes accepting and managing constructive feedback.
Strong visual design skills - ranging from content layout to form elements and textures including typography, composition and use of color.
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator included), Axure or equivalent and Microsoft Expressions Blend, a plus.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, establish and meet reasonable timelines.
Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET C#, a plus.

Responsibilities:

Working with internal (business) and external (customer) resources, assess current user experience in all applications, as assigned.
Redesign existing user experience where needed/as assigned.
Design and iterate user experience/application workflows for new and existing applications and features, as needed.
Develop design concepts, style guides and interaction pattern libraries.
Use applications including Axure, Photoshop or equivalent, and others to produce page designs, virtual workflows, wireframes, graphic assets, images, and other electronic and physical work product.
Balance creativity with consistency, development efficiency and site performance.
Attend meetings and meet other work responsibilities relevant to specified initiatives, as determined by client.
Capture and validate data requirements and rules, and create all corresponding documentation (e.g. confirm golden record attributes).
Determine scope and resolution of problems and ensure customer/partners have appropriate updates. Recognize scope limitations and raise potential scope issues, while supporting the best technical solution design and approach.
Understand and document data flows and identify application and process dependencies.
Manage change requests and review the results with the business users to gain user acceptance.
Update documentation to ensure that it reflects the latest capabilities of the system.
Document as-is and to-be process flows.
Create test cases and track/report defects.
Document metadata.Support project budgeting/expenses activities

 
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