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IDT is hiringUX Designer

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 11mo ago

Description

Background information:
Background information: Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT), provider of automated software testing, data analysis, and cybersecurity solutions for complex, mission-critical systems in the US Department of Defense (DOD), is seeking a UX Designer to be based out of our Mt. Laurel, NJ or Arlington, VA office.  

Overview:
The UX Designer will research, test, design, and prototype our enterprise-level applications and Design System. The designer will take user stories, acceptance criteria, and other requirements into design artifacts using Figma and FigJam. These artifacts will help engineers architect and implement various applications, capabilities, and feature sets.

All applicants must be able to obtain/maintain an active U.S. Security Clearance.  

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Collaborate with team members and in-organization stakeholders
  • Review preliminary design inputs with technical leaders for feasibility
  • Implement efficient and reusable Design System components using Figma
  • Design and maintain flow maps and mockups for product capabilities
  • Maintain product cohesiveness with necessary additions and/or enhancements
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of industry standards and any advancements in technology
  • Create prototypes, mockups, and/or staging sites for stakeholder review and feedback
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • B.A. or B.S. in a relevant field
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in designing desktop or web applications
  • 3+ case studies in a design portfolio with at least one that has been coded/implemented and/or deployed
Required skills:
  • Experience with interface design tools Figma, Sketch, or Adobe XD/Illustrator
  • Understanding of UI/UX Design methodologies
  • Understanding of accessibility guidelines for end users
  • Ability to prioritize and manage several milestones and projects efficiently
  • Experience working in Windows or Linux operating systems
Preferred skills:
  • Experience working in Agile software development processes
  • Experience or knowledge working within project management tools such as Jira and Git
  • Familiarity with human factors, human-centered and/or industrial design, and cognitive psychology
  • Strong recognition for iconography and typography
  • Strong attention to detail with high level of accuracy and confidentiality
Competencies:
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate ambiguous situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with peers and non-technical cohorts
  • Be capable of working independently, but thrive in a team environment
  • Solid analytical abilities, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
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