Senior User Experience Designer – Annapolis Junction, MD

Website TeamBelay Belay Technologies Inc.

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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