UX Designer (TS SCI required)

Springfield, VA

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an experienced User Experience (UX) Designer for web and interactive media support to a Federal client. The UX designer will advise and assist with strategic planning, wire framing, and prototyping for the enterprise website and enterprise design efforts. The candidate will be required to work with Senior Executives and Management Mission Teams to develop wireframes and prototypes, create surveys, and generate feedback for analysis for internal-agency and mission-facing web-sites. The candidate will work with information architects, content strategists, technologists, design team and other UX/web design experts to create clean page layouts and intuitive interfaces that lead to extraordinary user experiences. The UX Designer will develop both strategies and tactics for projects including websites, intranets, mobile applications etc.

  • Experience executing the full spectrum of enterprise web design and design activities including acceptance of design requirements, initial design discussions, concept maturity, information architecture, wire framing, prototyping, and final design.
  • Conduct customer engagement sessions to understand, validate and accept design requirements.
  • Create wireframes for initial web interface layouts and navigation.
  • Design and create high-fidelity graphic mock-ups, user models, and user interfaces for new and existing products and features.
  • Create and implement CSS, HTML5 markup language, and other markup language as needed to support design implementation.
  • Configure and implement JavaScript and other browser-based technologies, such as Asynchronous JavaScript and eXtensible Markup (AJAX), JQuery, and Bootstrap.
  • Define and design rationale and explain visual choices to cross-functional teams; express concepts verbally and visually
  • Ability to understand the goals of customers and the business so that they can create experiences that delight.
  • Well-versed in all aspects of current visual design standards and trends and will be responsible for managing project design reviews, resource planning, and execution for all project work related to visual design.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills to support editorial content creation
  • Strong consulting, client management and business development skills
  • Demonstrated track record of analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Organized, motivated and demonstrate the ability to work under minimal supervision to achieve desired objectives

Skills & Requirements

Education:

  •  10-12 Years of experience with Bachelor’s Degree

Clearance:

  • Active Top Secret/SCI

Location:

  • Springfield, VA

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only.
  • US citizenship required per contract
  • Relocation will not be offered.
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age (40 or over), or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.