Mid Level UX Designer

CACI - Chantilly, VA3.9

Part-time
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Job Description

Join CACI as a user experience (UX) designer supporting a portfolio of financial management applications that help our Department of Defense customers plan and budget resources to support our country. We have been supporting our customers for over 20 years with 5 applications across 7 different clients. We continue to develop and implement exciting and complex solutions to support the evolving needs of our customers.

Are you a high-energy self-starter? Then you may be the perfect fit! We are looking for an eager and motivated self-starter to join our team and play a pivotal role in making sure our applications are accessible, intuitive, and valuable to our customers. As a UX designer, your ideas and vision will drive what our customers see and experience with our applications every day. You will work closely with managers, business analysts, and end users to produce an innovative, refined, and intuitive design that meets our customer’s needs and simplifies the user experience.

If you have a strong design background, front-end UI technical skills, and the ability to properly prioritize and multi-task, you will thrive in this role. This position is a great opportunity for an experienced UX designer who enjoys interacting with people and has a desire to take on greater influence and responsibility. Your contributions will directly impact the success of the customers' mission, our team, and ultimately CACI!

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Develop wireframes, mockups, and/or prototypes supporting design ideas and effectively communicate ideas to various stakeholders.
Establish standard layout and style libraries across applications.
Lead the design of a cohesive look-and-feel and standardized user experience across the applications.
Work closely with managers and the functional team to determine feasibility of requirements and collaborate on design ideas and improvements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Ensure applications are intuitive, effective, and deliver the customer value defined by program management
Use your passion for solving tough user challenges through great design.
Influence design and experience across all applications to ensure a valuable and consistent customer experience.
Establish and champion UX design vision, standards, and best practices to peers and program leaders that align with program goals.
Stay current on important industry and customer trends to ensure our applications are delivering relevant solutions.
Collaborate effectively with stakeholders inside the company and with customer groups to drive effective solutions.
Use data, validation, and feedback strategies that deliver designs backed by qualitative and quantities testing.
Willing to take risks and champion new ideas.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
There is no clearance requirement to begin employment. However, as a requirement of continued employment in this position you will be required to obtain a Secret clearance.
Bachelor's degree (in Graphics Design, Computer Graphics, or related field) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Minimum of 5 years of UI/UX experience for business applications, preferably used by DoD.
Experience with designing complex, enterprise level business applications with multiple workflows and target user communities.
Experience with creating design systems.
Expert level experience with either Sketch, XD, or inVision.
Experience in designing and creating wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.
Experience with information architecture.
Experience with coding in HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript.
Ability to present a portfolio of past design work on web-based business applications.
Experience with understanding the intersection of customer needs, program goals, and technical capability.
Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.
Desire to work in an Agile environment.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of Section 508 Compliance and experience incorporating standards into designs.
Experience supporting web applications for a DoD community.
Experience creating personas and user journeys/journey maps.
Knowledge of object-orientated design principles and design patterns.
Active DoD Secret Clearance.
Experience working in an Agile environment

What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
We are a passionate team with a family-oriented culture and a strong focus on, and dedication to, delivering quality and value for our customers.
We provide the opportunity to work on a close knit team where your contributions will be impactful and recognized.
Job Location

US-Chantilly-VA-VIRGINIA SUBURBAN

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.