AASKI Technology, Inc.

  • UX Designer

    Job Location US-MD-Abingdon
    Posted Date 3 days ago(3/20/2019 9:03 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2797
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    AASKI Technology is a dynamic government services and solutions provider to multi-faceted Military and Commercial sectors. By creating a highly stable work environment centered on fulfilling our customers’ needs, AASKI fosters a challenging work environment for its employees. 

    Responsibilities

    US Citizenship and the ability to maintain a DoD security clearance required.

     

    The candidate will work with the UX team to deliver attractive user interfaces. Keep up to date with the latest UX design and usability trends and techniques. Contribute to the system UX style guide. Work with the UX team lead to assess the impact of any UX changes/improvements. Work with a team of engineers and developers to ensure any UX design changes help to compliment the overall user experience and journey. Conduct analysis and create reports supporting UX designs and the overall UX process. Create UX design wireframes, mock ups, prototypes and final designs across various applications. Support the UX team of researchers and designers in analysis, design, and prototyping. Work in an integrated environment, aligning with the system engineering team to coordinate requirements, and software engineering team to coordinate implementation. Support program milestones including Preliminary Design Reviews and Critical Design Reviews. Maintain an active role in User Working Groups. Presenting wireframes to program stakeholders, and obtaining and incorporating feedback. Other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Interactive Design, Systems Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, or Graphic Design required
    • 4-8 years of relevant experience required
    • Must have strong working knowledge of Axure and other wire-framing and prototyping tools
    • Strong understanding of UI design techniques and tools
    • A passion for interaction design
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • A strong portfolio that demonstrates a range of UI design techniques
    • Excellent analysis and critical thinking skills
    • Able to multi-task and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Leadership abilities
    • Minimum of 20% travel required
    • Preferred Skills: Experience with HTML, CSS and jQuery and Angular highly desirable. Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite including, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience working in an Agile environment. Experience using Agile Project Management tools such as, Jira. Experience with working with military operations and ground troops – especially Army and Marines a MAJOR plus. Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint). Ability to convey technical designs, ideas and results to non-technical audiences and provide briefings to high-level government personnel. Experience on a computer system for weapons control. Experience with Command and Control applications. Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE) or other PM MC systems

    AASKI provides an excellent package of comprehensive benefits for full-time employees beginning the first day of employment.

    • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance.
    • 10 Paid Holidays; 3 weeks Paid Time Off.
    • 401k Retirement Plan with employer match.
    • Life Insurance and AD&D; Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance and AD&D.
    • Long and Short Term Disability.
    • Flexible Spending Account.
    • Discounted Legal Service, Income Protection, Discounted Home & Auto.
    • And more!

    Experience working in a CMMI Level 3 project/business environment a plus for all open positions. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Security clearance required. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Solicitations/Advertisements for Employees shall state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their veteran status or on the basis of disability. All employees of the Company are employed “At Will.” This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.

     

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