Ui/Ux Designer

MCR Federal LLC Norfolk , VA 23510

Posted 2 weeks ago

THE COMPANY

MCR, LLC, is the nation's premier Integrated Program Management firm. Since 1977, we have delivered groundbreaking cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government clients successfully deliver agile and creative programs. MCR's 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to customers, enabling them to more rapidly develop complex National Security Space programs.

We value integrity, excellence, honesty, service, and trust. It is through these values that we form long-term client partnerships, build expertise, and attract and retain hardworking employees.

OPPORTUNITY

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (HQ SACT) in Norfolk, VA, in 2003 to lead transformation efforts and improve military capabilities to meet 21st century security and defense requirements. The newly established HQ SACT Innovation Lab (iHub), built on the concept of Open Innovation, is providing to its operational customers a catalogue of innovative products and services. The iHub products, also known as Minimum Viable Products (MVPs), are developed following best industry, Agile DevSecOps methods with strong focus on rapid, iterative delivery that meets customers' requirements.

Are you an UI/UX Designer with corporate strategy experience looking to make a meaningful impact in a diverse, creative environment ? If so, we are eager to have someone like you join our team of experts supporting NATO.

ROLE

The basic job responsibilities are:

  • Support product teams by following User Center Design best practices in the software industry

  • Engage with end users through the agile product development process

  • Establish feedback loops with customers to Build, Measure, and Learn for product development

  • Conduct heavy research and create mockups of potential features

  • Provide clarification on designs created so developers understand what a user expects from the story completion

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Science, Human Factors, Human Centered Design and Engineering, or related discipline OR 5 years' experience as a UI/UX Designer

  • UI/UX industry experience working on complex Web and/or mobile application designs

  • Strong experience in the development of artefacts such as sketches, prototypes, high-fidelity mock-ups, motion design, and project documentation

  • Proficient in a variety of design and prototyping tools - Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, or others

  • Knowledge and understanding of accessibility standards, interaction and visual design trends and best practices

  • Knowledge of Section 508 and W3C WCAG 2.0 guidelines

  • Portfolio of work including; flows, wireframes, and visual designs

  • Experience working with teams embracing Agile DevSecOps principles

  • Strong skills with User Centered Design (UCD) methods

  • Able to work with a balanced team approach sharing context and decisions

  • Able to work with the Product Manager (PM) to iterate on the backlog

  • Flexible with dynamic changes to the product

  • Excellent management, communication, and presentation skills

  • Experience collaborating with a team of programmers with varying skillsets

  • Experience working in a rapid and iterative development environment

  • Fluent in English (written and Oral)

  • UI Design, UX Design, User Experience Analyst, or Customer-Centered Design Certification

  • Active National or NATO Secret (or higher) security clearance

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We will consider you for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information about MCR, LLC, career opportunities, please visit www.mcri.com.

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