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RG UX/UI Designer in Alexandria, Virginia

UX/UI Designer

Tracking Code

2019015

Job Description

Currently, RG is looking to hire a UX/UI Designer to support our product development team in delivering a compelling customer experience through beautiful and usable web and mobile interfaces and workflows for our planning and scheduling software and applications. Working with our Business Analysts and Agile development teams, the UX/UI designer will take ownership of the user’s journey and customer experience, from creating and validating design concepts through to detailed interface design.

A Day In the Life:

The chosen candidate can expect to be responsible for transforming business requirements into user experiences that optimize the product experience for the user community. Working with business analysts and Agile development teams, the UX/UI Designer will contribute to the ongoing transformation of requirements by conducting user research, leading design workshops and concept demonstrations, and designing the individual user interfaces.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Acting as a user experience liaison and representative in various product and program forums

  • Maintaining and updating user experience strategy, approach, and best practices to ensure a consistent user experience across the system

  • Maintaining and updating visual and behavior standards for web pages and user interface controls for web and mobile solutions

  • Working with stakeholders to solicit and incorporate user experience feedback

  • Creating wireframes, mock-ups, and associated artifacts that describe the user experience, workflows, and interfaces

  • Collaborating and coordinating with product and delivery teams to ensure experience standards are followed

How You Can Make A Difference:

The usability of our software and related applications is of primary importance to RG and our customers. RG’s software is used by the Department of Defense for the planning, scheduling, and management of critical activities supporting warfighter readiness, requiring the user experience to be clear, consistent, and efficient. The ideal candidate will be able to ensure that the systems and solutions we deliver fully leverage user-centric design, Agile development, open standards, and rigorous user experience testing.

Required Skills

A Consultant is an exempt customer-facing business professional that provides a variety of information directly to customers for their ongoing programs, new initiatives, strategic planning, and measurement/evaluation in one or more of RG's solutions. They possess excellent customer service skills, remain current on industry trends, value team work, and have a wide range of interpersonal skills.

Required Experience

To be successful in this role, all candidates must meet the below qualifications to be considered.

  • 5+ years of experience in User Experience to include:

  • Experience in defining, communicating, and reinforcing a consistent design strategy and style guide for web and mobile applications

  • Experienced in finding ways to maximize the efficiency of workflow between development and design in an Agile process

  • Experienced with UX testing and test automation

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate across management, staff, and multiple Agile delivery teams

  • Ability to work across organizational lines and to mentor clients to achieve strategic goals.

  • Knowledge of Agile software design and development process

  • Demonstrated experience in leading design work on major applications

  • Skilled in developing wireframes, mock-ups, style sheets, and UI templates

  • Ability to travel nationwide for client meetings

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance (US Citizenship required)

Bring the WOW Factor:

In addition to our core requirements that are an absolute must for this role, we want to highlight some of the qualifications that we consider to “Bring the WOW Factor”. Below are some of those “WOW Factors” that we would love to have, but that are not considered hard requirements to do the job.

  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Design, or related field

  • Design Experience in sophisticated interactive graphical modeling applications, such as: 2D and 3D network modeling, charting or diagramming; augmented reality; or real-time analytical systems

  • User Experience certification

  • Agile certification (such as CSM or SAFe)

  • Current/previous Secret clearance or above

Physical Requirements & Disclaimer:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required, only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

RG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor

At Robbins-Gioia (RG), we provide management consulting, managed services, and JFAST software. Our management consulting services combine leading-edge capabilities in management and technology with a seasoned understanding of our clients’ missions. Our managed services help our clients maximize their technology investments by providing experienced professionals that complement our clients’ strategy and operations. Our JFAST software is a suite of tools that perform advanced planning and scheduling operations and is the most capable intelligent scheduling platform for complex, mission-critical applications.

Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we partner with our clients to test and refine every solution to meet their exact needs. We take pride in tackling complex management challenges with fresh and innovative insights and in transforming our clients’ vision into reality.

Job Location

Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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