ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Lead UX/UI Designer (Remote) in Springfield, Illinois
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We’re currently hiring for a Lead UI/UX Designer
This role is responsible for delivering exceptional user experiences and intuitive application designs. UI/UX designers will also support or facilitate requirements gathering workshops, communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives, conduct user research and analysis, conduct design reviews of current-state systems and applications, and lead design efforts for future-state user interface elements and user experiences, creating wireframes and mockups. The UI/UX Designer is a member of a cross-functional team and routinely consults with our agile development teams to ensure design principles are incorporated into agile development sprints. The successful candidate will be able to deliver adaptive and creative solutions to UI/UX design problems while staying up to date with best practices and emerging trends in user experience design.
Plan and conduct user research to understand user affinities, challenges, wish-list items that will help shape future-state vision for modernized applications
Support and facilitate requirements gathering and communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives, and establish key design tenets to be included in application builds, etc.
Plan and implement new user-centered designs by understanding business requirements and user needs
Conduct design reviews of existing systems and applications
Work with customers to shape future state user journeys
Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps
Translate requirements into style guides, design patterns, and easy to use interfaces
Collaborate with architects, developers, and project teams to ensure design elements are incorporated into development sprints
Design graphic user interface elements for ServiceNow to include back-end forms, and front-end service portals
Conceptualize, design, and implement consistent branding or styling, as well as document and maintain standards
Conduct usability and concept testing prior to implementation
8+ years of UX/UI experience
Practical experience with Human-Centered Design techniques
Experience conducting user research
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Strong time management skills with the ability to work multiple parallel projects at once
Wireframing and UI Prototyping for multi-screen sized experiences
Experience with conducting user testing to prove design solutions.
Agile User Experience
U.S. Citizenship or Green Card Holder required due to federal contract requirements
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
ServiceNow experience is strongly preferred
Experience with online collaboration tools such as Mural and InVision
Experience with wireframing and mockup tools such as Sketch, Adobe, etc.
Job Location(s): This is a remote position open to all U.S. citizens.
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