Human Centered Design Specialist

  • Baltimore, MD
  • 5 days ago
Acceptance testing, Agile, Business analysis, Contextual inquiry, Data collection, Design analysis, Design thinking, HCD, Ideation, Focus groups, Service design, Research design, User research, User stories, Wireframe, Workflow, Writing, Requirements elicitation, Prototyping, Research, Mockups, User Experience, UX Designer, UI/UX
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

ASSYST is seeking an experienced Human-Centered Design Specialist to support our Federal Government Program in Baltimore, MD, The Design Specialist will engage with end-users using Human-Centered Design techniques. This will include user research, design, prototype, and implement new service experiences using agile methodology. The Design specialist will apply the principle of Human-Centered Desing methodologies to include requirement gathering and understand the end user’s needs and experience, understanding of organizational behaviors, pain points, and vision.


  • Use Human-Centered Desing techniques to understand the end user’s needs and experience, understanding of organizational behaviors, pain points, and vision.
  • Research, design, and prototype, and implement new service experiences using agile methodology 
  • Design thinking and service design to ideate and develop prototypes, using key elements that include co-creation sessions/ideation sessions with users and stakeholders
  • Using a research plan, provide Human-Centered Desing tasks, such as formative research, such as focus group discussions with users, individual in-depth interviews (IDIs), direct observation, contextual inquiry, technical expert panel with stakeholders


  • 2-5 years Industry experience with Human-Centered Design or Human-Experience Design
  • Thorough understanding of Human-Centered Design principles including eliciting and understanding user needs, gathering user feedback, and prototyping, and building workflows aligned to user needs.
  • Experience leading design phase sessions for gathering requirements, writing user stories, guiding a team through data collection, analyzing results, providing input and recommendations, and developing a road map workflow process. 
  • Must have strong communications skills 
  • Good experience in performing user research


We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Dice Id : 10112570
Position Id : 6937355
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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