Unissant
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Unissant, Inc. is an innovative solutions development and consulting company committed to delivering simplicity through innovation. We meet this commitment by delivering state-of-the-art enterprise computing and processing solutions to both government and commercial clients.  Our workforce continually strives to advance y(our) collective intellect through collaborative fortitude, and we are looking for further talent to join that effort! To learn more about our exciting organization, please visit us at www.unissant.com

We are seeking an UX Specialist to join our team and support our client in Baltimore, MDYou will work with development teams to understand their projects' user-centered design requirements, and develop creative solutions for meeting those needs. 

When responding to this opportunity, please speak to the relevancy of your work experience in your cover letter.

"This position is contingent upon contract award"

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the development team to follow a user-centered design approach as you work collaboratively to brainstorm and design innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Make recommendations to team members about which usability methods to use to answer their questions about users and design directions based on projects' needs, goals and constraints.
  • Work closely with team members to conduct user research, identify pain points, develop user profiles and create task lists.
  • Collaborate on paper and functional prototypes.
  • Contribute to requirements and design documents.
  • Run usability tests, conduct interviews and site visits, organize surveys, and perform other usability assessments you think are appropriate.
  • Help the teams interpret and understand user feedback, and provide input for design decisions based on that feedback.
  • Present data in an intuitive easy to understand format
  • Answer complex analytical questions through graphical representation

Work Experience:

  • 3 + years' experience building, maintaining, and supporting rich and interactive graphical representations of data (reports, dashboards).
  • 3 + years' experience developing compelling visual stories to effectively communicate meaningful insights from large data sets
  • 3+ years as a usability engineer, information architect, user experience designer, user researcher, or other equivalent title in software design and development
  • Direct experience with a variety of usability methods
  • 3+ years' experience with UI/UX design (e.g. wireframing, prototyping, comps)

Job Skills:

  • MicroStrategy 9i Dynamic Dashboard, Flash Widget design, Report development, Mobile Application development and project design: Facts, Attributes, Hierarchies, Aggregation, Portal Integration, etc.
  • Databases: DB2 and Oracle
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in integration of various data sources like Oracle, Flat Files, XML files and other data sources
  • Working knowledge of CMS XLC experience preferred
  • Java/J2EE
  • Strong attention to detail and a keen eye for finding the little issues and poor interactions

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required.  Preferred in business, computer science, information systems, human resources, or economics
  • HHS / CMS Clearance preferred

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • None required

Communication Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills, ability to present proposals and performance data, comfortable interfacing all levels of organization
  • Ability to write clear and concise creative content in a highly confidential manner

Travel:

  • Willing to travel occasionally as needed (up to 10%).

Environmental Requirements:

  • Mainly sedentary; in an office environment.  May be required to lift up to ten (10) pounds
  • Flexible in working extended hours

Additional Requirement(s):

  • This position requires selected candidate to be a US Citizen or Current Green Card Holder

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Unissant management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.  In addition, where applicable and available, reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this position.

 Please note:  Candidate(s) will be required to go through pre-employment screening. 

Unissant, Inc. is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer! (EOE; M/F/D/V) 

 

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