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UX Designer

at ICF in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

We’re currently hiring for a UX Designer .

This role is responsible for delivering exceptional user experiences and intuitive application designs for web products including public-facing websites, cloud-based tools, and other applications. The role will initially support a federal government project in the education space and may support other federal and commercial clients over time . The UX Designer will be part of an Experience Practice that serves many ICF divisions and customers. As such, this role will have access to other digital strategy and UX resources for mentoring, professional development, and community. The UX designer may support or facilitate participatory design workshops, communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives, work with user research data to inform design decisions , conduct design reviews of current-state systems and applications, and lead design efforts for future-state user interface elements and user experiences, creating component libraries, wireframes and mockups. You will be a member of a cross-functional team and routinely consult with our agile development teams to ensure design principles are incorporated into agile development sprints. The successful candidate will be able to deliver adaptive and creative solutions to UX/UI design problems while staying up to date with best practices and emerging trends in user experience design. Responsibilities:

+ Support and facilitate requirements gathering and communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives, and establish key design tenets to be included in products

+ Plan and implement new user-centered designs by understanding business requirements and user needs

+ Conduct design reviews of existing systems and applications

+ Work with customers to shape future state user journeys

+ Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps

+ Translate requirements into style guides, design patterns, and easy – to – use interfaces

+ Collaborate with architects, developers, and project teams to ensure design elements are incorporated into development sprints

+ Work with UX researchers to c onduct usability and concept testing prior to implementation

Requirements:

+ 2+ years of experience in UX design

+ Strong communication and collaboration skills

+ Strong time management skills with the ability to work multiple parallel projects at once

+ Experience with w ireframing and UI p rototyping for multi-screen sized experiences

+ Special consideration will be given to candidates with federal or similar web experience who demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. Web Design System and related usability and accessibility best practices

A suitability process may be required for positions supporting federal customers, and employment will be contingent upon the favorable outcome of the suitability/badge process. Depending on your role and project assignment, you may receive a request to submit a federal SF85P Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions and a fingerprint card for processing via the electronic questionnaires for investigation processing (e-QIP) system either immediately upon employment or later as project assignments change. The employee must complete the e-QIP application and return per the instructions within 4 days of receipt . Job Location(s): This is a remote position open to all U.S. citizens.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world’s toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\files/employers/poster\screen\reader\optimized.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\English\unformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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Job Posting: JC206391009

Posted On: Mar 04, 2022

Updated On: Jun 08, 2022