Zenetex LLC

  • UX/UI Designer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/6/2018 1:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1868
    # of Openings
    11
    Job Location
    US-DC-Washington
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    kglobal is a full-service agency that helps clients communicate better. As a result, our commercial and federal clients build awareness, increase market share, influence policy, and protect their brands. kglobal is looking for a UX/UI Designer interested in playing an integral role conceptualizing and delivering improved user experiences for a new US Federal Government customer. Our ideal candidate is passionate about the UX/UI field and curious about how to continuously improve digital experiences for others. As a critical member of our Agile team, this designer thrives in a highly visible, fast-paced, time-sensitive IT environment to depict technical concepts and create compelling visuals by designing prototypes, wireframes, and user flows.  A successful candidate is creative, fast on their feet, and self-driven. Candidates must be US citizens and have an active SECRET security clearance (or the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance). Previous experience with UX/UI design for the federal government, specifically civilian agencies is a bonus. Applicants should live in the greater Washington, DC area with the ability to work on client or contractor site.

     

    We would love to see your work! Please share a link to your creative portfolio or samples of previous UX/UI design work when applying for this position

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:

    • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
    • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products
    • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
    • Identify design problems and devise appropriate solutions
    • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
    • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate designs
    • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
    • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas

    Education and Experience Requirements

    Who You Are:

    • 3+ years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital agile environments (experience in federal government a plus)
    • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision
    • Knowledge of Section 508 compliance standards and how to create digital and print products that adhere to these standards
    • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions
    • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, rapid prototyping, usability and accessibility concerns
    • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
    • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
    • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking and ability to articulate that importance to clients, team members, and product owners
    • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications
    • Excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders to regularly deliver design solutions for approval
    • Passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
    • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation and have the desire to research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies
    • Expertise in HTML5, CSS3, GitHub, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and JavaScript skills are a plus.

    Security Clearance

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability security clearance. Active clearance is highly desired.
      About kglobal

    kglobal is a full-service agency that helps clients communicate better. As a result, our commercial and federal clients build awareness, increase market share, influence policy, and protect their brands

    kglobal is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

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