Applied Research Solutions is seeking a full-time UX Designer to support the Air Force Institute of Technology located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH.
Lead practitioner of User Centered Design and User Experience for new projects and existing products
Works closely with the Product Owner, End Customer and End Users to balance needs and wants into Initiatives, Epics and Stories.
Works closely with the Development team to refine Epics and User Stories into incremental functionality that provide benefit to the End User in a timely manner.
Create designs that align with the user needs; prepare interaction diagrams, mockups and wireframes
Presents design work to team members for review and feedback
Plans and defines strategy for the direction of future iterations
Conduct testing to ensure that the developed functionality meets the user's needs.
Develops and maintains detailed user-interface specifications
Delivers presentations and workshops on User Experience and Use Centered Design to audiences of varied experience
Serve as a teacher/mentor for developers and other UX designers, contributing to the group's shared knowledge of user-centered design and UX
Technical Experience Requirements:
Thorough understanding of User Centered Design and ability to conduct new or experienced teams through the process.
Understanding of graphic design and UI design concepts, and human factors for software applications.
Innovative and creative outlook.
Excellent writing, communication, presentation, and storytelling skills. Comfortable speaking to a large audience.
Experience working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
Experience in an Agile/Scrum software development.
3+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, or similar role.
Bachelor's degree in graphics design, computer science, or equivalent practical experience.
Experience with a variety of design and prototyping tools such as AdobeXD, Figma, Miro, Mural.
A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions.
Experience designing software products for desktop browser applications.
7+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, or similar role
Excellent leadership, communication, project management, and organizational skills
Experience designing software products for mobile applications
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