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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2001957

UX SME

ICF is seeking an experienced UX Design Generalist for opportunities based in our Arlington, VA office in support of initiatives related to digital transformation, modernization and enterprise strategy delivery. 

Our UX Generalist will join a team that builds products that directly meet the business needs of our customers. You will work with business owners to develop and conduct user research, facilitate collaborative ideation, develop personas, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and style guides, and you will work with the implementation team to ensure that the delivered product meets the agreed-upon design. 

ICF works in an agile framework, so this role is instrumental in making sure that the product team and client are aligned on successful product outcomes, and have a strong shared understanding and common expectations of the product to be delivered, while maintaining high quality deliverables that meet end user needs. 

Primary Responsibilities:

The UX Design Generalist will lead research, ideation, and interaction design for digital transformation programs from initial discovery and ideation through implementation. You will operate on multiple levels, working directly with customers and their product team. You will be directly responsible for:

  • Facilitating the elicitation of, and evaluation of, business requirements from stakeholders

  • Planning and facilitating generative user research and usability testing

  • Designing wireframes and/or prototypes based on business requirements, to articulate screen and system behaviors

  • Ensuring interaction designs incorporate best practices and conform to Section 508 requirements

  • Presenting designs to customers, stakeholders, and the product team, and design iteration

  • Formally presenting artifacts and recommendations to executive-level decision-makers and stakeholders

  • Collaborating as part of an implementation team, acting on behalf of business stakeholders to ensure adherence to design and to provide detailed guidance for developers

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2+ years of experience facilitating workshops and collaborative ideation sessions

  • 2+ years of experience in developing designs using standard interaction design tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision, LucidChart, Miro, etc.

  • 2+ years of presenting designs to clients and key stakeholders, and collaborate in a team environment throughout design and implementation

  • 2+ years of working within an Agile delivery environment using a variety of methodologies (including Scrum, Kanban, and/or SAFe)

  • 2+ year of helping stakeholders understand integral steps of the design process

Desirable Qualifications

Be sure to let us know if your experience includes:

  • Particularly deep experience in any aspect of design, such as visual design, user research, information architecture

  • Experience with requirements elicitation

  • Experience and familiarity with delivery of PaaS solutions (ServiceNow, Appian) 

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Virginia Client Office (VA88)

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