Chenega Corporation UX Designer in Boston, Massachusetts
Chenega Applied Solutions, LLC.
Company Job Title: UX Designer
Location: Boston, MA
Reports To: Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular
The UX Designer is responsible for providing the Government Product Manager a clear understanding of user needs, user experience interviews, and support creating the look and feel of the application.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform user-centered approach in the application design development
Advise on product decisions through user research, customer development, and iterative feedback loops
Implement Lean UX principles in defining minimum viable products (MVP) for prototyping and testing
Implement iterative development and delivery
Collaborate with a Pivotal Labs SW Designer and other members of the team (contractor and government)
Develop Software (SW) application briefing presentations
Support the Discovery and Framing process and facilitate user interviews
Continuously learn user trends and behaviors as part of each design cycle.
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
Bachelor’s Degree or higher required and in experience design, industrial design, HCI, or related field OR 3 years of relevant work experience in UX, product design, and/or enterprise application fields
2 years of relevant work experience in UX, product design and/or enterprise application fields or relevant customer-facing job role
Secret clearance required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in User Centered Design (UCD) methods
Experience working with HTML/CSS and Browser Developer Tools
Experience in the design and/or development of full-service applications
Experience with front-end Java Script development a plus
Experience working in a rapid and iterative development environment
Experience creating flow diagrams, wireframes, prototypes, and visual comps, with a strong portfolio that demonstrates this
Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, XD, Figma, Sketch and InVision
Experience with the design and product development processes
Experience with early-stage design, ideation techniques, and research methods
Excellent management, communication, and presentation skills
Experience collaborating with a team of programmers with varying skillsets
Experience with agile and lean philosophies
Solid understanding of user-centered design, visual design, and usability best practices
Ability to build wireframes and mockups
Ability to work individually and within a team and assist teammates to achieve team commitments
Ability to discuss, present and defend designs and design decisions with cross-functional and non-technical audiences
Must be able to travel up to 25% (travel may be required for this position).
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and problem solve in a deadline-driven environment
Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
Native preference under PL 93-638.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Organization: Chenega Applied Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Nicolas Otth
Req ID: 2000002500