UX Specialist (SME3)

Apex Systems Inc., is immediately seeking a User Experience (UX) Specialist who is a self-starter, highly organized and has a strong drive for quality and continuous process improvement. This position will be one of the direct POC?s with the end client, and require a strong background in user testing, user research, and usability testing.

Client: Enterprise Government Integrator

Location: Woodlawn, MD

Compensation: Competitive based on years of relevant experience

Clearance: Able to Obtain a Public Trust clearance

Description of Work:

  • Derive business processes, analyze user needs, assist in requirements definition, design browser-based interfaces, and design and conduct usability testing.

  • Elicit business goals and user needs from stakeholders.

  • Create Personas and Scenarios of Use.

  • Create and refine screen prototypes.

  • Document user requirements, screen designs, and design recommendations

  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis

  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies & procedures for the program and ensure awareness of HIPAA breach process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor?s Degree and 7 years of?relevant work experience or Master?s Degree and 5 year relevant work experience in User Interface Design experience.

  • Must have 5 years direct Interaction/Interface design experience in User-Centered Methods and User Analysis.

  • Must have experience creating wire frames, personas, journey maps, and performing user research & usability testing

  • 5 years? experience documenting user requirements, screen designs, and design recommendations.

  • 3 years? experience in designing and conducting formative usability tests in both formal and informal settings.

  • 3 years? experience preparing and presenting findings and recommendations in small and large group settings.

  • Must have a strong understanding of responsive design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Social Security Administration (SSA) experience is a plus.

  • Experience in Agile/Scrum environments

  • Experience using Axure RP, or Balsamic prototyping software.

  • General experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript

  • Prior experience supporting government agencies.

  • Understanding of Section 508 and its requirements regarding design.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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