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Senior Web Designer - Software Developer

Defense Engineering, Inc. in Alexandria, VA, USA

Job Details

Level - Experienced

Job Location - Mark Centre, Alexandria, VA

Position Type - Full Time

Education Level:B.S. in Computer Science or related field.

Salary Range - Undisclosed

Travel Percentage -None

Job Shift - Day

Job Category -Information Technology


DEI has an opportunity on an exciting new piece of work for a Senior Web Designer - Software Developerwith a Secret Clearance. The client is located in Mark Centre Alexandria, VA.


In support of the DoD organization re-design, manage, and improve DoD external web site portal. This assignment will cover:

  1. Creating new dynamic websites from concept to implementation.
  2. Managing existing websites.
  3. Presenting mockups/wireframes demonstrating U/X & U/I designs.
  4. Experience with web architecture to improve layout and navigation.
  5. Providing graphic design support for a variety of web-related requests. Coordinating with content owners and stakeholders to post new content as needed.


The Web Designer/Developer's responsibilities include gathering user requirements, making usability recommendations, rapid prototyping, and translating user requirements to development teams.Ideal candidates should have experience in wireframing/prototyping, and end-user interaction. Overall responsibilities:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, diagrams, and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements, including navigational menus, and data visualizations
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches, digital wireframes)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholder
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhereto style standards on fonts, colors, and images


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field.
  • 12 years of experience with a Master's Degree or 18 with a BS.
  • Secret level clearance, with the ability to quickly acquire a TS clearance, may be accepted. Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and ADOBE Creative suite.
  • Solid experience with JavaScript.

Defense Engineering, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.