Highlight Technologies

Sr. UX Designer

Job Locations US | US-DC-Washington
ID
2021-1705
Type
Full-Time

About Highlight

Know Way. Know How.

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.

 

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

Overview

Highlight is seeking a Sr. UX Designer to provide web design and development for USCIS customer  Our team is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining state-of-the-art websites and web applications for the Agency. As a Sr. UX Designer, you will work closely with front-end users to collect business requirements and communicate design & development ideas focused around implementing user-friendly sites.

Responsibilities

  • Promote a culture of delivery and excellence
  • Participate in daily, weekly, monthly agile ceremonies including standups, retrospectives, demos, etc.
  • Act as an integral member of an agile team mentoring more jr. resources while continuing to deliver software.
  • Maintain expected velocity and deliver software on schedule.
  • Improve the user experience and web presence of our customer.
  • Interview users/stakeholders in the performance of UX research
  • Create wireframes, journey maps and other design artifacts.
  • Create web based graphics.
  • Web design layout. 
  • Use tools: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop (Adobe Creative Suite), inVision.
  • Develop user friendly websites.

Qualifications

  • Current DHS EOD preferred/ Ability to receive DHS EOD Required.
  • US Citizenship required.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication experience.
  • Ability to work in a high-speed delivery focused environment.
  • Bachelors degree in Design or related preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in the tools, techniques and methodologies below.
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge UX techniques, research and Human Centered Design.
  • Understanding of DevSecOps tools, principles and execution.
  • Experience with designing in and Agile DevSecOps environment

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