SR. UX Designer-100% REMOTE

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Sirius Computer Solutions Inc
Adobe XD, Experience design, Interactive design, Personas, UX, UI, Wireframe, Axure
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

The Managing Consultant plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects and associated personnel, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure that client service delivery is effectively managed on all dimensions: budget, timeline, quality, deliverables/outcomes, teaming/collaboration and updates/communication with a high degree of client satisfaction. This position focuses on all aspects of digital asset development, including design, usability and function.  The position influences the entire end-to-end journey of a user’s interaction with a product or system and includes identifying new opportunities for the business. Teams with other consulting and sales colleagues to develop a “trusted advisor” relationship with clients. 

Please no C2C

Open most locations-100% Remote

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Interactive Design, UX/UI Design & Development, Human Engineering, Mathematics or a related field 

  • At least eight (8) years of related work experience to include:   
  • At least five (5) years of experience in a User Experience Design role, UX, CX

Other Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and explain both technical material & business-oriented consulting
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills, including effectively communicating one-on-one, and in
  • small and large groups, using a variety of presentation methods to sustain the audiences’ engagement
  • Demonstrated experience in thought leadership roles that work from beginning to end in the role to help clients visualize and document the UX journey
  • Creating user journey maps and personas and wireframes for digital solutions and research
  • Adobe XD, Axure or similar design toolkit experience
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in- depth evaluation of variable factors from multiple solutions and/or disciplines
  • Demonstrated understanding of core business functions of a typical company, and ability to employ step by step logic to solve business problems
  • Experience as a member of a consultative project team, from design through delivery
  • Experience troubleshooting and identifying potential problems and making appropriate changes as necessary
  • Experience creating design documentation and communicating effectively in various written formats
  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and leadership to less experienced team members, including delegating tasks, and at times resolving issues of poor execution without escalation
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously\
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and conduct complex and important work critical to the organization in a team consulting environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Consulting experience, especially in an agency or global systems integrator environment

Duties and responsibilities

Performs a variety of billable consulting activities in support of clients’ objectives, which may include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with user groups, client teams, visual designers, developers and other stakeholders to determine business and user needs for a successfully designed system.
  • Identify target user groups and carry out interviews or other types of inquiry to help understand user needs
  • Ensure the creation and implementation of customized experiences for the digital user
  • Provide guidance on the implementation of UX research techniques and testing activities to assess user behavior
  • Understand product specifications and user psychology and predict what might work for both
  • Participates in requirements gathering activities, examining the entire business application from the aspects of the workflow and the end user
  • Produces high-quality solutions through flow diagrams, wireframes, journey maps, personas, storyboards and site maps
  • Perform tests on user interface elements such as CTAs, layouts, target links, landing pages and banners (heuristic evaluations)
  • Builds focused relationships with clients to identify business challenges
  • Makes recommendations to solve client problems
  • Maintains a competitive edge against client competitor products and industry trends
  • Directly interacts with clients, sales team, managers and other technical team members to identify, develop, and obtain complete information for solutions, and scope statement and level of effort for proposal/SOW development
  • Contributes and develop best practices, strategies, methodologies and documentation/templates suitable for reuse by other Consultants and Analysts
  • Achieves high level of Client Satisfaction on all consulting engagements by executing to achieve client project expectations
  • Develops strong client relationships and trust to secure future business
  • Reviews and understands all assigned Statement of Work (SOW) obligations prior to services delivery
  • Maintains accountability to work estimates and project financials
  • Assists with Digital and/or Data practice presales activities
  • Provides experience design perspective to ensure a realistic estimation of scope, cost and level of effort for proposal generation
  • Serves as a point of contact to the client for design issues and status
  • Mentors less senior personnel and serves as escalation point for their project issues
  • As needed, steps into team leadership roles and empowers others to increase contribution and level of responsibility
  • Complies with all time compliance and time entry guidelines
  • Meets billable utilization targets
  • Training/Certifications - Engages in professional development, including obtaining industry related certifications as directed by management, to maintain continued growth in professional skills and knowledge
  • Administrative Overhead – Respond to email, phone calls, complete timecards in a timely manner, expense reports and status reports as required
  • Practice Development: Supports activities that drive practice growth and profitability
Data Privacy and Security
  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius
  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role \

Essential Functions

This position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

  • Directly interacts with clients, sales personnel and Sirius Presales Architects to identify, qualify, and validate client requirements for technology solutions. Pursuit activities include meeting with C-Suite personnel, creating and delivering presentations to drive Digital and/or Data solutions
  • Creates solution prototypes and POCs which illustrate business value and garner client buy-in
  • Provides technical perspective to ensure a realistic estimation of scope, cost and level of effort for proposal generation
  • Creates proposals and contractually sound Statements of Work (SOWs), solution work estimates, and total solution pricing for profitable post-sales delivery integration, implementation and delivery. Provides significant and demonstrated services solution sales to meet practice goals
  • Develops Cost/Benefit Analysis and rationale for large complex projects or programs with input from others on the account team

IP Development

  • Provides technical leadership in the 2-3 core competencies and related offerings of technical specialty
  • Conducts research & development work targeted to create frameworks, utilities, or best practices to enhance the efficiency and quality of client delivery efforts
  • Cataloguing existing intellectual property (IP), determining strategic areas for IP development (including input into training and education plans), and evangelizing the use of practice IP by delivery teams
  • Contributes and develops best practices, strategies, methodologies and documentation/templates. Occasionally presents externally as a thought leader at a regional

Staff Oversight:

  • Maintains accountability to work estimates and project financials
  • Directly supervises project staff with responsibility for ensuring engagement success and appropriate use of practice tools, methodology, deliverable preparation, and client presentation
  • Leads code or other technical reviews and presents constructive feedback to technical team
  • Mentors less senior personnel and serves as escalation point for their technical related project issues
  • Steps into team leadership roles and empowers others to increase contribution and level of responsibility
  • Training/Certifications - Engages in professional development, including obtaining industry related certifications as directed by management, to maintain continued growth in professional skills and knowledge
  • Administrative Overhead – Respond to email, phone calls, complete weekly time cards in a timely manner, expense reports and status reports as required
  • Demonstrated ability to architect large projects from pre-sales Discovery to Solution Outline
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills, including effectively communicating one-on-one, and in small and large groups, using a variety of presentation methods to sustain the audiences’ engagement
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills; ability to handle multiple concurrent projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and conduct complex and important work critical to the organization in a team consulting environment
The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Competencies

Demonstrates competencies defined for the Analyst through Sr. Consultant levels, plus the following:

Business Insight - Knows how businesses work and how organizations make money. Keeps up with current and possible future policies, practices, and trends in the organization, with the competition and in the marketplace. Uses knowledge of business drivers and how strategies and tactics play out in the market to guide actions.

Interpersonal Savvy - Relates comfortably with people across levels, functions, culture and geography. Acts with diplomacy and tact. Builds rapport in an open, friendly, and accepting way. Builds constructive relationships with people both similar and different to self. Picks up on interpersonal and group dynamics.

Organizational Savvy - Is sensitive to how people and organizations function while anticipating land mines and plans approach accordingly. Deals comfortably with organizational politics. Knows who has power, respect, and influence. Steers through the organizational maze to get things done.

Strategic Mindset - Anticipates future trends and implications accurately. Readily poses future scenarios. Articulates credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create value. Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action.

Builds Effective Teams - Forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience. Establishes common objectives and a shared mindset. Creates a feeling of belonging and strong team morale. Shares wins and rewards team efforts. Fosters open dialogue and collaboration among the team.

Drives Vision and Purpose - Talks about future possibilities in a positive way. Creates milestones and symbols to rally support behind the vision. Articulates the vision in a way everyone can relate to. Creates organization-wide energy and optimism for the future. Shows personal commitment to the vision.



Company Information

Join the Brightest Minds in the Business. Love your work. Build experiences and solutions that matter.

As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with over three decades of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally.

We hire passionate, talented team members to design, deliver, and maintain solutions across IT Security, IT Strategy, Cloud, Data, Digital Transformation, and Managed Services. As a Sirius employee, you will:
• Affect business outcomes at the world’s largest organizations, while being a valued member of our smaller community of thought leaders and innovative problem-solvers
• Grow your expertise and capabilities through our commitment to professional development
• Achieve a work and life balance that fits your personal and professional goals
• Collaborate as part of an entrepreneurial team that values creativity, quality, and is always looking around the corner at what comes next

Sirius Core Values

Sirius was built on a foundation of core values that reminds us that our success is measured by our clients, valued partners, our employees, and the communities where we live. We live these core values every day - in the way we work with our clients, our partners, and each other.
• Respect for the individual
• High client satisfaction
• Excellence in everything we do
• True partnerships with our suppliers and partners
• Sound economics in all we do
• Community service

If you’re ready to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Dice Id : SCSITX
Position Id : MANAG004827
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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