UX Designer

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As a UX Designer/Researcher at NewWave, you will be enabling good UX on a variety of client projects from start to finish. You will bring our client’s products to life by solving interaction challenges, content optimization, and collaborative design with peer stakeholders and teams.

You will be a member of a product scrum team in this role. You will analyze requirements and propose solutions, designs, and interactions that deliver the value of the product and its features. You will understand the dependencies of large enterprise applications and work backwards from the user pain points to an elegant solution based on sound design practices. You should be versed in all areas of design, structure, navigation systems, detailed screen flows, and well-crafted easy-to-use content. You should be comfortable presenting your work to cross-functional teams and value the iterative approach of research-driven design. You will participate in requirements gathering, analysis, demos, research, and code reviews as necessary.

Your portfolio should demonstrate a balanced approach to solving design challenges, conducting research, and delivering optimized experiences.

The needs of our clients are diverse, so you may be expected to pivot as needed between conceptual designs/sketches, content, and research. As the UX design and research expert on your projects, you will be a UX champion and advocate design excellence across your project teams. You’ll interface directly with senior product owners and executive client leadership. You will know your designs front to back and know what research findings were relevant to solve the challenge

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, develop, implement, and enhance various web front ends using modern technologies (Figma, Axure, etc.).
  • Participate, conduct, and lead collaborative workshops for design, content, and research.
  • Add additional functionality to all enterprise applications via well-crafted experiences.
  • Participate in team meetings and discussions supporting product development.
  • Work as a consultant independently and within a larger team.
  • Constantly learn and improve your skill set, staying up to date with trends and industry standards in your craft.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively.

Qualifications:

  • Deep expertise with solving business goals through optimized user experience design.
  • Strong background and demonstrable experience conducting, analyzing, and presenting usability research and findings.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with consulting at the Federal, state, and local levels.
  • Experience working closely with multiple stakeholders, architects, project managers, UX designers and researchers, and engineering teams.
  • Understanding of agile software development practices.

FLSA Status

  • Exempt

Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
  • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
  • Strong persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
  • Should be self-motivated and self-managing.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team-building culture.

NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer.

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