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UX Designer

Washington, DC | Job #319516
Job Title: UX Designer
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Type: Freelance / Contract
Our client, a Fortune 500 company based in the DC metro area, is seeking an all-star UX Designer to join their evolving Customer Experience Design team for a temporary hire opportunity. The UX Designer will work alongside a team of engineers, business leads and other stakeholders to design products to specifications and deliver them on time. The UX Designer's responsibilities include doing thorough market research to determine customer needs and using rough sketches as well as annotated high-fidelity deliverables. They’ll be great at making prototypes and able to push the vision through for products that are easy to use and visually appealing.

UX Designer Responsibilities: 
  • Create experience design deliverables including: user flows, wireframes, high fidelity design comps, clickable prototypes 
  • Assist with the creation, validation and use of personas, service blueprints and customer journey maps for digital product scrum teams 
  • Attend agile rituals including: stand-ups, sprint demos, sprint and program increment planning, and retrospectives with scrum team 
  • Work directly with product owners, engineers, scrum masters, agile coaches, QA testers and other stakeholders to effectively deliver experiences 
  • Observe and document user interviews and usability testing sessions. Assist with research synthesis

UX Designer Requirements:
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience designing and shipping software products
  • Knowledge of user-centered design, usability principles and techniques 
  • Fluency with Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign 
  • Fluency with MS Office Suite
  • Fluency in HTML, CSS, and Javascript 
  • Professional Experience working within both waterfall and Agile/SCRUM methodologies 
  • Expertise in building interactive prototypes to illustrate your own UX & UI design for applications, web sites and mobile apps using modern technologies (ex. InVision, Figma, Webflow, Adobe XD) 
  • Experience creating UX products for desktop and mobile platforms (responsive web & native experiences )
  • Experience with accessibility and ADA standards 

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