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Aretum is hiringUser Experience Designer

Full TimeUX Design
Posted 4mo ago

Description

Serve as a UX Designer as part of a dynamic team supporting our government client with an information-sharing mission. Design content-rich web applications using the Agile development methodology. The ideal candidate for this position has experience in visual design. Must enjoy and have experience working closely with stakeholders to understand their needs and translating them into wireframes, and design comps for the development team. 

 

Under minimal direction, perform as a UX Designer responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, design comps and prototypes. The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and ensure a great user experience in accordance with usability, accessibility and compliance. Experience with user testing through moderated and unmoderated testing approaches required.


Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Support the implementation of the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for a mission critical set of web applications.
  • Translate concepts into wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces supporting responsive web design and intuitive user experiences.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate visual designs.
  • Work as part of an integrated and collaborative Agile development team
  • Actively participate in Scrum ceremonies, e.g., Sprint Planning, Grooming, Review and Retrospectives

Requirements

Must be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment, juggle multiple tasks at once, and work independently and collaboratively as needed. Must have superior interpersonal skills and strong communication skills.

  • 4+ years UX design experience working with complex web application development
  • Solid familiarity and experience in Agile Methodology and Scrum ceremonies
  • Experience with standard wireframing and UX tools, including previous experience with Adobe XD (Adobe Experience Design)
  • Good grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, and usability and accessibility concerns
  • Familiarity in usability and accessibility
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, solutions to teams and clients, and be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • Ability to pass public trust government clearance
  • At least 3 referenceable projects with experience as a UX Designer

ADDITIONAL DESIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working in Agile teams
  • Experience with Section 508 compliance assessments and reviews a plus
  • Some WCAG 2.2 Understanding a plus
  • Experience or exposure with ticketing automation tools such as Jira
  • Experience with doing UX Design for vueJS applications
  • Previous experience performing on a government contract is a plus
  • HTML/CSS experience a plus

EDUCATION

  • Undergraduate Degree highly desired but can be substituted with 4 additional years of experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  •  Pre-employment background and credit check in addition to any applicable client clearance is necessary
  • This person must also be able to pass a Public Trust background check/clearance required by the client
  • This position is open to US-based candidates only

ARETUM is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, or age.

ARETUM utilizes e-Verify to check employment authorization.

EEO/AA/F/M/Vet/Disabled.

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