UI/UX Designer - Remote

in Herndon, VA

UI/UX Designer - Remote Job

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    Herndon, VA 20170, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a UI/UX Designer - Remote to join our team at our client’s site in Herndon, VA.

Role Summary

The UI/UX Designer will be involved in designing product user interfaces using human centered design techniques for a large modernization effort that has significant industry focus. The candidate will be an integral component of a team of passionate and enthusiastic IT professionals, and has tremendous opportunities to contribute to Karsun’s growing portfolio. In this role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for designing end user products for enterprise-wide use. These products include modern enterprise applications accessible and responsive via any device (web/mobile). The candidate will be responsible for delivering quality products using industry best practices. The candidate is expected to have extensive experience in applying Human-centered design principles to create user interaction design and user interface elements; measure the overall experience, facilitate, and enable user outcomes in an intuitive manner.


What You Will Do:

-Perform user research, conduct user and stakeholders’ interviews, surveys, and compiling data gained from these activities.

-Use design thinking, Agile concepts and practices, and product management principles to develop customer focused software products.

-Perform visual design/interaction design creating and implementing user interfaces based on user data gathering.

-Produce design artifacts such as journey maps, user journeys, personas, etc.

-Develop wireframes and prototypes in a clean, well structured, and easily navigable format using Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, Abstract or other relevant tools and coach less experienced designers in the same

-Plan and lead workshops to elicit user needs and feedback on product direction

-Be obsessed with good user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail

-Be creative, innovative and artistic and passionate about following the latest and emerging UI/UX trends

-Develop design systems

-Be a team player with strong analytical skills to understand and translate business requirements to system UI/UX requirements.

-Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in both technical and business environments.

-Work independently and efficiently in high-paced environment.

Required Skills

-7+ years of experience in designing user interfaces for enterprise-wide use

-Familiar with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS design capabilities

-Fluent in responsive design, mobile/tablet UI/UX

-Demonstrated experience as key interaction/visual designer of a UI/UX team throughout the system development cycle of successfully launched web, mobile, and/or software applications.

-Demonstrated experience performing user research and user testing, to include conducting user interviews, and synthesize the data gained from these activities.

-Demonstrated understanding of web standards and accessible design (508 compliance)

-Experience in designing artifacts such as journey maps, user journeys, personas, etc.

-Experience developing wireframes and prototypes in a clean, well structured, and easily navigable format using Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, Abstract or other relevant tools and coach less experienced designers in the same

-Experience developing design systems

-Advanced degree or equivalent experience in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Fine Arts or related field is desired.

-Ability to obtain a Public Trust 

Desired Skills:

-Experience of Jira, Confluence

-User Experience Design Certificate(s)

-Experience with tools: Figma/Sketch/XD Design

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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