WASHINGTON, DC

Senior UX/UI Designer

Description
Insomniac Design is a global digital agency headquartered in Washington D.C., with offices in London, Bucharest and Chisinau.  We’re an agile, determined and innovative team organized by functional areas of expertise — Creative, Technology, Strategy, and Management. We specialize in human-centered design with deep focus on design thinking and digital transformation. 

The Senior UX/UI Designer is responsible for ensuring that our deliverables reflect creative work of the highest caliber — from concept development through production. As a member of our world-class team you will work on innovative and inspired work across a variety of clients and services. You will be ideating and providing solutions for websites, web applications, software platforms, mobile apps, product development, data visualizations, and so much more! 

Interested candidates: please include a link or a PDF of your portfolio. Candidates who do not submit a portfolio will not be considered.
Responsibilities
  • Research & Strategy: Perform user-centered research and strategic creative exploration via industry-standard methods in an innovative, collaborative environment.
  • Creative Implementation: Work closely with the design and dev teams to ensure proper design, creative and functional implementation for the user experience.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration: Work closely and directly with our creative director, project managers, teams, and clients on assigned projects.
Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years experience with user experience and human-centered design including market and competitive analysis, user flows and journeys, card sorting, information architecture and site maps, user testing including survey and interview preparation and facilitation, data analysis, wireframes, and refined concept development for client presentation.
  • Deeply analytic, critical thinking skills are a must. Able to identify, collect, and analyze the information and data needed to inform the UX/UI and development processes and communicate research findings to internal and external teams clearly and concisely.
  • Experience working with technical teams, web-based tools and concepts such as HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Drupal and Wordpress.
  • A strong creative portfolio that reflects a variety of mediums and disciplines.
  • Visual design skills a plus.
  • Creative strategy expertise in solution development from concept to delivery for a variety of clients and projects.
  • Familiarity with industry standard tools and platforms such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Zeplin, Marvel, Invision, and others.
  • Excellent judgement in planning, critical thinking, design thinking, problem solving, troubleshooting, coordination, management, and communication in a fast-paced environment that values creativity and flexibility.
  • Excellent time management with ability to handle a large volume of work with tight deadlines independently and proactively to ensure projects are delivered effectively.
  • Outstanding creativity, enthusiasm, passion, sense of humor and, team spirit.
Applicant Eligibility:
Please note, only candidates who are US citizens or able to work on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship are eligible to apply. No recruiters or staffing agencies please.

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