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Lead the way at Belay Technologies! Opportunity meets ambition, and you have all the potential to shape your career and excel in your field and in core roles within our growing company. We provide the support and incentives to leverage your talents, as well as top-notch benefits, perks, and flexibility to fulfill life needs while you pursue your ambitions!

Senior User Experience Designer

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 07-06-2018
Belay Tech is seeking a User Experience Designer for new and existing web-based applications. You will be designing user-friendly solutions for complex workflows, high-fidelity mockups using Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop, and participate in usability testing. You must hold an active DoD security clearance at the highest level.
 
General Requirements:  
 
  • At least 6 years in this or related field and have a strong background with task analysis and user interface design. A formal education in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, HCI, Architecture, or related field is desirable but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work iteratively with customers to gather and document user experience requirements.
  • Strong ability to support multiple development activities concurrently.
  • A high degree of creativity, interaction design, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to design compelling and intuitive user interfaces.
  • Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to partner and communicate with Software Engineers.
  • Expertise in visual or graphic design using tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, or equivalents.
 
Required Skills:
  • Experience with User Experience Design or Web Design with a focus on web-based applications
  • Professional portfolio or samples that demonstrate design thinking and a strong understanding of visual design
  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a passion for challenges
  • Passionate about making great products and exceptional user experiences
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams of many different disciplines
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
 
Desired Skills:
  • Pixel perfect design skills
  • Strong knowledge of typography
  • Experience with HTML and CSS
  • Experience working with development teams
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies  
 
Position Responsibilities:
  • Design user experiences for new and existing web-based applications
  • Design user-friendly solutions for complex workflows
  • Design high-fidelity mockups using Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop
  • Create design artifacts, workflow diagrams, low-fidelity mockups, wireframes, static and functional prototypes that supplement the high-fidelity mockups
  • Participate in usability testing
  • Participate in design review sessions, explain design concepts and decisions to creative director, development teams, product owners and stakeholders
  • Understand and follow user experience design processes, standards, and best practices
Communicate on a regular basis with creative director, product owners, development teams and stakeholders
 
Lead the Way
 
Belay wants you to lead the way - push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay!  Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
 
Our team leads:
  • Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions...Belay was built on ideas
  • Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate!  Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
  • Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
  • Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
  • Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
  • Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!
 
Make a difference and have fun with Team Belay!!
 
 
 
Perks and Benefits
 
Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including:
- Up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program)
- 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
- $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans
- Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay
- Dental coverage including orthodontia
- Up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay
- Pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!
 
 
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to LeadTheWay@belaytech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to  $10,000!
 
 
What We Do
Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
 
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, AMB;18-44SrUserExDes04;05; TS/SCI with FSPoly; FSP, TS/SCI w/ FSP
 
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