User Experience Designer, Lead in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0019042

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

User Experience Designer, Lead

Key Role:

Provide leadership with client engagements within the UX/UI design capability by conceptualizing and creating large-scale digital experiences and applications. Provide engagement with clients to clearly articulate client needs and requirements into industry leading digital designs, while identifying and prioritizing project milestones and processes. Contribute in a hands-on environment by directly producing industry leading design artifacts while mentoring fellow designers. Assist the team leadership and help with administrative-related activities, including staffing, forecasts, estimates, and general oversight. Provide active contribution towards business development activities, including identifying new opportunities, proposal responses, and various agile development activities.

Basic Qualifications:

-6+ years of experience in User Interface design

-Experience with working in cross-functional, agile teams to design large-scale digital experiences that meet business objectives

-Experience within the full spectrum of the digital creative process, including user research, information architecture, wireframing, rapid prototyping, interface design, and with front-end development

-Experience with HTML5, CSS, and front-end framework methodologies

-Experience with Section 508 compliance

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA, BS, or BFA degree required

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with the following tools: Adobe CC, Axure, Sketch, and InVision, Front-End Frameworks, including Foundation and Bootstrap, Version Control, including GitHub, and Content Management Systems, including WordPress and Drupal

-Experience with leading design and coding for responsive Web sites

-Experience with leading design of mobile applications

-Experience with usability evaluations and testing

-Experience with building and maintaining client relationships in a team-based government and professional services environment

-Experience with print design

-Experience with participating in hackatons

-Experience with writing proposals

-Experience with developing digital Data Visualization

-Experience with SASS, JavaScript, or jQuery

-Knowledge of JavaScript plugins

-Ability to exhibit visual design expertise and attention to detail

-Ability to work independently and define project objectives and milestones

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent presentation skills

-Possession of excellent technical problem-solving skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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