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User Interface Design Senior Consultant

Employer
Guidehouse
Location
McLean, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Family :
Digital Consulting

Travel Required :
None

Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust
What You Will Do :
  • Conduct user experience research (UX) (20%)
    • Define, lead, and manage workstreams as part of a larger engagement
    • Develop work products from start to finish (from brainstorming and framework development to final edits and end-product) based on client requirements
    • Lead user research, using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Lead User Interface design, with a direct focus on designing websites and other digital products for a large federal client (50%)
    • Create and refine wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
    • Lead usability testing through interviews, surveys, card sorting, and other techniques
    • Understand and communicate user accessibility concepts and best practices
    • Utilize style guides and components to design multiple iterations of potential webpages and other digital designs for client input and collaboration
    • Develop impactful visualizations, presentations, and client briefs
  • Support Client Engagement & Consulting Activities (20%)
    • Provide consultative input and guidance for both design-related and non-design-related topics by learning about client specific subject matter and applying it to work
    • Participate in requirements elicitation and elaboration, providing an experience design point of view and recommendations
    • Develop trusted relationships with clients
    • Develop communications for internal and external client stakeholders
    • Provide weekly status updates on project progress to project manager and/or client
  • Support team and firm growth (10%)
    • Support business development activities, including creating marketing collateral, writing and reviewing proposals, and participating in sales meetings as subject matter experts (SME)
    • Write thought leadership, including white papers and research briefs on a variety of topics
    • Present solutions to both internal and external stakeholders to build individual network and increase opportunities to grow business by expanding capabilities for specific practice areas
  • Exemplify Professionalism & Teamwork
    • Understand firm capabilities and solutions
    • Lead with quality, including creating high quality work products and deliverables
    • Provide guidance and feedback to team members


What You Will Need :
  • Bachelor's degree (4 year college degree)
  • 4+ years of direct user experience/user interface design experience (UX/UI) with a strong, publicly available design portfolio
  • Strong, demonstrable experience conducting design work with the Federal Government or experience working with commercial clients in a highly regulated industry such as Health Care, Financial Services, Life Sciences, or Energy/Utilities
  • Knowledge of design concepts, including journey mapping, interviewing, and digital design
  • Experience developing presentations, creating storyboards, managing project plans, conducting research, and making recommendations for process improvement
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
  • Advanced Experience with user interface design & prototyping software, such as Figma, Mural, , and InVision
  • Professional Skills: Demonstrated critical thinking, attention to detail, comfort with ambiguity and unstructured situations, and strong communication skills
  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain a minimum of Public trust security clearance
  • Ability to travel up to 20%, if required as part of client engagement


What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • Experience working on technical or software development projects and/or experience in a consulting environment.
  • Experience with Jira and requirements management
  • Professional Certifications in User Experience Design, Human Centered Design, or Design Thinking
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or other Agile certifications (PMP, PMI-ACP, SAFe)


What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Care.com annual membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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