ALTA IT Services is seeking a UI Designer to join a leading systems integrator in the Woodlawn area of Baltimore, MD. This is a 6 month contract to hire position supporting a UI/UX Lead on a federal project.
Our client an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. They specialize in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government's most pressing missions.
Candidates must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
- Conceptualize workflow of web-based application(s) using, but not limited to user flows, personas, information architecture, use cases, user stories, and content maps.
- Design low and high-fidelity wireframes and mockups that produce the visual style and elements for web, mobile, and/or software application(s).
- Develop prototypes that bring together the application conceptualization and design style into development ready artifacts.
- Engage with, and present concepts and prototypes to, SMEs, users and customers to receive input and feedback.
- Integrate with a technical team, serving as an integrator between design and development.
- Maintain application style guide.
- Assist in user research and user acceptance testing.
Skills & Requirements:
- 5+ years professional work experience.
- 1-3 years of experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.
- 1-3 years of experience with wireframing and prototyping software such as Adobe XD, Sketch, InVision, and Figma.
- Experience with section 508 compliance.
- Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from peers and clients.
- Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere with minimal supervision.
- Ability to proactively communicate and collaborate with customers, business analysts, and technical team.
- Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
Nice to have skills:
- 3-5 years of experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.
- 3-5 years of experience with wireframing and prototyping software, such as Adobe XD, Sketch, InVision, and Figma.
- 3-5 years of UI design experience as a key, hands-on designer on a design team through the product development cycle of web, mobile, and/or software applications.
- Experience with or knowledge of Appian.
- Experience with design systems, including Google Material Design/IO.
- Experience with or knowledge of Agile Software Development methodologies.
- Experience with User Research.
- Experience with JIRA and Confluence.
- Bachelor's degree (Computer Science, Engineering, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, etc.) preferred or equivalent experience.
- A Master's degree may be substituted for 2 years of professional experience.
SALARY RANGE: Up to $125,000 annually plus benefits and paid time off. Commensurate with experience.
For consideration please contact Melissa McNally via
ALTA IT Services, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor.