UX Designer/User Researcher

December 22, 2021

Systone is hiring multiple Product/UX Designers!!!

We are a digital services company based in Baltimore , Maryland. We work in Government contracting and play a vital role in helping the Government achieve its missions and objectives.

We are positioned at the juncture of Business & Technology in order to ensure the government serves its citizen as it should.

If you would like to be a part of something and make an impact in our society and within the Government, please continue to read...

Please find below the role description and requirements for the position;

Works directly with team, customer, and end users to build product vision and strategy.

Responsibilities and Contributions:

  • Use various Human Centered Design (research/workshops) techniques, to assist the team obtain empathy for the direct user community.

  • Lead design workshops, research sessions

  • Produce quality research artifacts including personas; journey maps; user and task flows; wireframes; sitemaps; and clickable prototypes; with oversight from design leadership

  • Work closely with clients to design and build low to high fidelity Wireframes/interactive prototypes

  • Design clean high end digital products from conception to launch

  • Work closely with developers to through the development process (design handoff)

  • Ability to communicate design artifacts to team, stakeholders and users.

  • Collaborate with product managers/designers, engineers and clients to identify the best experience that meets user, business, and technical needs.

  • Present work to clients and be able to accept and respond appropriately to feedback

  • Work directly on Agile Development teams

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with ever changing project demands

Required knowledge, skills, and competencies

  • 4+ years experience (Have a degree, certification, or equivalent) work experience showing aptitude with UX Design career field.

  • Experience with design tools (e.g., Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite etc.).

  • Excellent core interaction design skills with knowledge of user-centered design methodologies, and a good understanding of usability.

  • Ability to embrace ambiguity and overcome time constraints to produce design proofs of concepts and/or concept prototypes
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  • Ability to communicate (complex) interaction concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.

  • Strong communication, presentation, and analytical skills.

  • Ability to conduct User Researches or Information gathering

  • Implement an evidence-based approach to craft information radiators, such as user personas, journey maps, and service blueprints to communicate insights

  • Design and carries out research activities with users and team members to help them get a deep understanding of the people that use products and services

  • Communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed designs, design rationale, and goals both verbally and visually

  • Ability to use organizational skills to multitask and work on multiple projects.

Icing-on-the-Cake Skills

  • Experience implementing product management practices to build products for federal, state or local Government.

  • Experience working with or in an agile team.

Why work with us?

  • Be a part of an organization that wants to make an actual difference in the society.

  • Opportunity to work from anywhere + flexible schedule

  • Accrued PTO + Sick leave + 10 federal holidays + your birthday off

  • Trainings & Certifications budget

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

Compensation

We have a competitive compensation model that compares very well against the market rates. And we ensure everyone at Systone— regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, nationality, or negotiation skills — is given equal pay for equal work.