Senior UX Architect

MetroStar Systems in Reston, VA

  • Industry: Information Technology - UX/UI Designer
  • Type: Full Time
MetroStar Systems is looking for a Senior User Experience Architect that has experience leading cross-functional teams to think in new ways to solve complex challenges through creativity and collaborative ideation sessions. If you want to join a company that values those that are fearless about making technology engaging and are open to commuting to Reston, VA and Washington DC, we want you to work for MetroStar!

Our Digital Team is responsible for defining a human centered strategy that best solves our client s needs. Based on their user s journey we craft multi-channel experiences through research, design, code, and collaboration. Come be a game changer and join our team!

You're a great fit if:
  • Experience with leading enterprise level redesign projects
  • Demonstrating artifacts and rationale from these redesigns such as: research plans, moderator s guides, journey maps, user flows, scenarios/personas, low and high fidelity wireframes
  • Great written and spoken communication skills with experience presenting complex ideas to federal/industry customers
  • Able to strategically sequence design work from discovery phase to quality assurance, in order to deliver quality products on time
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary product teams. Specifically, working with business team members on gathering requirements and planning sprints
  • Experience working and mentoring UX and visual design team members
  • Strong expertise in UX research methods, and Human-centered design practices
  • Experience leading design reviews internally and design thinking workshops externally with customers
You'll love our if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)
  • Have 6+ years of experience leading transformative digital experiences
  • Portfolio of experience showing UX artifacts across research and architecture
  • Work with Project Owners to assess and prioritize strategic opportunities in an Agile and Lean environment
  • Have a Bachelor s Degree or higher in Human Factors, Visual Design, Psychology, Information Science, or equivalent
We'll REALLY love you if: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)
  • Have Human Factors certifications CUA, HCI
What your day will look like:
  • You will be responsible for leading and coordinating solution meetings for features and projects, aligning business strategy with user needs and technical capabilities
  • Work collaboratively with other team members in an iterative and Agile environment to conduct research, create wireframes, and define UX strategy
  • Present ideas, recommendations, and solutions to clients and stakeholders
  • You ll work with the Digital Director to help shape processes and mentor team growth
  • You ll play a role in business and proposal development
The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required

The Legal Stuff: MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux ui designer, wireframing

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