We have an immediate opportunity for a UX/UI Designer to join our team located in Point Loma (San Diego), CA. Our team creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions applying your passion about design and drive to take the user experience to the next level.
Our ideal Web/Mobile engineer streamlines complex ideas into a modern, clean format for an overall user experience that is user-friendly, intuitive, & modern. Looking for a user experience design tailored to a web-based and mobile environment to provide user friendly workflows and an innovative graphical user interface.
This individual thrives in a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must.
Work with leadership and product owners to develop UX strategy for multiple platforms types
Help to design solutions that are responsive and/or adaptive to varying platform form factors and screen widths.
Lead design and execution of highly usable and engaging user experience designs, frameworks and information architectures that focus on user goals and needs
Develop interactive prototypes using the tools at hand
Work closely with and provide guidance to developers, engineers and testers
Manage multiple simultaneous UX research/design/engineering processes
Be the owner of, and advocate for, the importance of excellent UX design in an engineering-heavy environment
We are motivated to hire and relocation is available! San Diego has been ranked one of the best places to live based on quality of life, job market as well as desirability and value of the area. At Leidos, we offer comprehensive benefits, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals and growth.
Must be a US citizen with ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance (candidates not meeting this requirement will not be considered)
BS degree in Design, HCI, Computer Science or related engineering field and 8-12 year's experience including:
Experience delivering UX for successful and innovative web and/or mobile products, including exposure to and hands-on experience with a variety of UX research techniques and familiarity with lean UX process
Experience in producing UX designs and interaction prototypes using a variety of industry standard tools. Examples include but are not limited to Sketch, Pixate and Adobe Creative Suite
Active DoD Secret clearance
Design experience in a web-based environment
Demonstrable independence and initiative: you've identified, diagnosed and fixed problems before anyone else noticed
Strong and defensible design sensibilities: you know what's right but you also know how to make the case for it
Experience with pixel-perfect design, and the collaborative and organizational abilities to ensure nothing falls through the cracks
Excellent written and oral communications skills: you know how to get your message across, and you know how to ask for clarification when things aren't clear
An impressive portfolio that communicates your ability to quickly break down complex problems, develop effective UX solutions, and execute high quality designs and prototypes
External Referral Eligible