UI/ Visual Designer

Metrostar Systems Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

MetroStar Systems is an award-winning IT management consulting firm that works with over 20 public sector clients across law enforcement, foreign affairs, military, and regulatory. We are looking for a UI / Visual Designer to create modern, responsive user interfaces that inspire interaction. The Visual Designer should possess an intuitive feeling for the way digital products look, function, and how people want to interact with them. If you want to join a company that values people that are fearless about making technology work and are open to commuting to Reston, VA and Washington DC, we want you to work for MetroStar!

Our Digital Team is responsible for crafting experiences that solve client's goals through alignment with users and business needs. We architect their experience through research, design, code, and collaboration. Come be a game changer and join our team!

You're a great fit if:

  • You fearlessly work with clients, users, and team members to build the best products possible

  • You are disciplined in branding and design experience for responsive web, typography, color theory, and have an eye for modern design

  • You understand digital design is fluid, flexible, and adaptive for Web design UI

  • You're passionate about creating modern, usable, and inspiring interfaces

  • You own your work and have excellent communication and collaboration skills

You'll love our {company/technology/position} if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • You use Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) to create design systems, illustrations and user interfaces

  • You have knowledge of component based design principles and design patterns to create reusable a design system and pattern libraries

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design or similar concentration

  • You have 4+ years of experience creating modern responsive user interfaces across platforms and devices

  • You have an online portfolio demonstrating both visual and interaction design

We'll REALLY love you if: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • You have working experience in managing products or services in Cloud platforms and/or SaaS at scale

  • You have experience working collaboratively with a cross-functional team in and Agile environment

  • You have experience with front end development for modern web-based applications: HTML, CSS3, and JavaScript

  • Experience with Section 508 compliance

What your day will look like:

  • You'll work with an open and motivated team creating digital experiences that solve Client missions

  • You'll collaborate across team members and stakeholders to create design solutions

  • You will own the Interface and Interaction Design tasks

  • You will play an active role in the Agile process and presenting your ideas and recommendations

The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a Public Trust. Accordingly, US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required. Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position.

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.


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