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User Experience Designer Job at GXM Consulting – 4.8 Herndon, VA

Description:
GXM Consulting is seeking candidates for a full-time User Experience (UX) Designer position to join our fast-paced team on-site in the Herndon, VA area. As our UX Designer, you will help our team employ the best user-centric practices in our design process as we develop cutting edge technologies that help protect America’s interests.

Our team is committed to providing the most intuitive, meaningful, and functional products to our users; your passion, creativity, and initiative will help us achieve that goal.

This is a full-time and exempt position working on-site with our team in Herndon, VA with occasional work and team functions at our Ballston/Arlington, VA office.

GXM is a team of creative professionals focused on solving problems for end users. We focus on turning innovation into actual application working with clients who need rapid problem solving and solution development for their organizations. If you are interested in working on challenging problems with a group of passionate professionals, making a difference for end users, and having fun along the way, you’ll fit right in.

The successful candidate:
Is a UX designer with familiarity in user-centered design and human factors

Uses task analysis and similar methods to understand and document user requirements and to develop creative workflows

Applies UI/UX expertise in support of translating workflows into user-friendly designs for digital systems and tools (experience in the DoD domain preferred)

Is experienced in creating design specification documents, style guides, low-fidelity wire frames, and high-fidelity design mockups

Works effectively with a multi-disciplinary team and effectively communicates user requirements and design specifications to designers and developers

Iterates quickly on design concepts as needed in each phase of the software engineering cycle (analysis, design, implementation, and deployment) based on user requirements

Is knowledgeable about, and able to apply, current human factors UI/UX standards and best practices (including web accessibility) to the design of digital system interfaces

Has strong communication skills to interact with the team, end-users and project stakeholders

Able to lead end-user sessions to gather requirements and feedback on draft mockups

Is equally comfortable working collaboratively within a team and taking initiative to work independently when required. Self-motivated and energetic

. Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen

Bachelor’s degree or similar work experience

At least three years in human factors, human system integration, UI/UX design, or related field

At least three years user-centered design experience

Past work with 508 compliance activities on previous projects

Solid understanding and experience designing and developing for Accessibility (e.g., Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), Section 508)

GXM reserves the right to forward all materials submitted with applications to third parties that may be involved in the evaluation process.

An employee’s compensation and benefits are personal information. GXM will not discharge, or in any other manner, discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 41 CFR 60-1.35 (c)

GXM is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or military status.

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About the Company

Company: GXM Consulting – 4.8

Company Location:  Herndon, VA

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About GXM Consulting - 4.8