User Experience Designer

Halfaker and Associates in Arlington, VA

  • Industry: Information Technology - UX/UI Designer
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Software EngineeringArlington, VAID:1563-219Full-Time/RegularHalfaker and Associates, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software Engineering and IT Infrastructure to improve the health, security and well-being of all Americans. Our commitment to excellence and our vision to Continue to Serve has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies in the health, defense, security and intelligence sectors. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we have employees nationwide and were recently named a 2019 Best Medium Workplace by FORTUNE. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with Halfaker.Halfaker has an opening for an User Experience (UX) Designer to join our talented, dynamic team. The key responsibilities for this position include:Responsible for UX design support that provides usability requirements and design and development solutions associated with client systems for full-cycle and out-of-cycle releases for the full system life-cycleApply UX design skills to ensure that program outputs are delivered on time, within agreed-upon scope, and within budget; monitor and control scope, schedule, and cost to enable program outcomes and deliver high-quality work products that trace back to program objectives and acceptance criteriaBuild and maintain relationships with clients, stakeholders, and teaming partners; proactively monitor project performance, stakeholder priorities, and manage task focus, direction and activities accordinglyOversee the creation and submission of project performance reporting deliverables as applicableIdentify, manage, and communicate UX design project risks and issues; identify and implement risk mitigation strategies and monitor (and minimize) risk project-wideConduct UX design activities in accordance with defined/required project management life cycle processesProvide input into project management life cycle processes governing project execution to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiencyFollow Program Launch schedule of activities and own and manage resulting UX design analysis related action items and execution of activities to successfully support stand up of the new program within ten days of contract award. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Create detailed work scheduleOwn and manage business analyst action items and initiating and planning activities in accordance with company Program Management FrameworkBrief program manager on progress, updates, status, and next stepsRequired SkillsExperience recommending and developing Human-Centered Design (HCD) solutionsProven Agile experience in government agency solutionsExcellent writing skillsExcellent oral communication and presentation skillsHighly motivatedAbility to take initiativeAbility to manage time effectivelyAbility to work in a fast-paced environmentExcellent attention to detailHighly analytical; proven problem-solving abilitiesWillingness and enthusiasm to learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertiseAbility to learn quicklyAbility to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex questions and issuesAbility to work collaboratively in a team settingRequired ExperienceMinimum 3 years of experienceBachelor s Degree is required Halfaker and Associates is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, user experience, user interface, ux designer, ux ui designer, wireframing

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