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Graphic Designer/Visualization Principal

SAIC Arnold, MO
  • Posted: September 18, 2019
  • Full-Time

is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer to apply extensive knowledge of web
service and browser based technologies to support customer web design

Jobresponsibilities include:

  • Create designs for complex client web and mobile applicationsutilizing current industry programming techniques.
  • Partner with internal and external teams and application users toconceptualize, design, and prototype excellent user experiences whilemaintaining functionality and simple workflows.
  • Participate in design activities to identify new product ideas andto optimize existing products.
  • Research and implement modern web technologies to createinnovative user interfaces and improve workflow efficiency.
  • Develop and share recommendations on industry best practices oninformation architecture, user experience, accessibility compliance, and use ofgraphics, mobile optimization, responsiveness and other web best practices.
  • Develop estimates on scope and duration of work required forindividuals or team(s) to deliver client requirements.
  • Design new user-facing products by transforming an idea fromscientific presentations to websites to online productivity tools.
  • Create visual concepts by using computer software, JavaScript andother browser-based technologies.
  • Utilize the NGA DevOps systems and tools (Git, Jenkins, etc.) toensure compliant code and ensure best practices.
  • Build efficient, reusable libraries of design information forfuture use.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Identify and troubleshoot customer issues on NGA's contentmanagement system (permissions, api, web parts)
  • Collaborate with UI/UX team members during design and contentreviews to refine user experiences.
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure best practices.
  • Utilize XML-parsing, XSLT, CSS, Web Services and REST of multiplesystems including Microsoft SharePoint. Possess associated technical knowledgeof admin and servers associated with SharePoint such as SQL Serveradministration, Windows Server Administration, active directory control, etc.
  • Apply results ofweb usability testing (e.g., usability studies, creation of user profiles orpersonas, participatory design, surveys, heuristic evaluations, and cognitivewalkthroughs) to development of applications and web sites.
  • Certificateand/or bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience within field and 11 yearsof experience.
  • Demonstrated experience developing with Angular,Node JS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Angular JS / Ajax REST, Bootstrap.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing front-end,user experience design and development.
  • Demonstrated experience applying best practicesfor web accessibility, usability, and technical implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining a web and/orCMS applications.
  • Able to apply and hold a TS/SCI clearance with a Poly.

Desired Qualifications
  • Minimum 7 years' experience implementingindustry standards for user experience methodologies, design technicalresources, and web best practices.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience developing incloud-based DevOps environment.
  • Minimum 1 year experience with business workflowand appropriate capabilities/tools (e.g. JIRA, etc.).
REQNUMBER: 1929493
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Arnold, MO
63010 USA

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