UX Strategist, Lead in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Number: R0035847

UX Strategist, Lead

Key Role:
Provide leadership throughout the product design and development process, including providing critical user-centric insight that informs product strategy. Assist with exploring all aspects of a user’s experience, including establishing complete comprehension of their needs and preferences through a variety of tools and techniques, including extensive market research, ethnographic research, and usability testing. Provide expertise as a storyteller, including translating research into actionable user insights for clients, designers, developers, and other stakeholders. Assist in working with the entire digital vanguard, including UX designers, service designers, digital analysts, and product development teams to continually test, ideate, validate, and improve designs up to and beyond product launch.


Basic Qualifications:
-5+ years of experience in a UX role, including UX researcher, usability lab manager, or usability specialist
-Experience with user research and user testing methodologies
-Experience with managing usability labs and conducting usability testing or user research
-Experience with leading client meetings and user research sessions
-Experience with best practices for information architecture and interaction design, the user-centered design process, and UX principles and techniques
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree


Additional Qualifications:
-Experience in working with teams across a variety of software development processes, including Agile, Waterfall, and Lean
-Experience with working across a creative team of researchers, designers, developers, and data analysts
-Possession of excellent interpersonal and analytical skills, including multi-tasking on multiple projects simultaneously


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

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