DMI

Senior UX Designer

Posted Date 5 months ago(6/3/2021 1:41 PM)
Job ID
2021-21103
Category
Creative/UX
Location
US-Remote

About DMI

DMI (Digital Management, LLC.) is a global technology solutions company that specializes in digital strategy, design, transformation and support. Utilizing expertise from six unique DMI Groups, in the areas of AI & Analytics, Commerce, Experience, Managed Services, Transformation, and Government, DMI delivers intelligent digital transformation solutions that meet organizations where they are. Born digital, DMI has been delivering mission-critical, enterprise grade solutions since 2002 for over a hundred Fortune 1000 enterprises and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI has grown to 2,000+ employees globally and has been continually recognized by top industry analysts as market leader as well as a Top Place to Work by the Washington Post. DMInc.com| Careers | Twitter | LinkedIn |Facebook 

About the Opportunity

The Experience group at DMI helps clients navigate the demands of modern brands -- how to engage with customers to develop strong, lasting relationships. This manifests in marketing, customer experience, and technology needs. Within this group, we have a team of dedicated, curious, and thoughtful user experience designers with creative minds. We are looking to add a Senior UX Designer to join the team in the US, either in the Washington, DC area or remotely. 

The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded Interaction Design professional who connects the dots between business needs, innovation, and best-in-class design.  Your obsession with human-centered design principles, paired with your passion for product and service design, make you an invaluable resource on our project teams where you’ll collaborate with art directors, content developers, digital strategists, and technical developers to create brand experiences that connect with their audiences. You understand how to promote and use research, quantitative and qualitative, to guide design decisions. You are skilled at driving a user experience from start-to-finish that delivers results, connects emotionally, and makes customers smile again and again. You can work successfully as part of a multidisciplinary team or autonomously and are able to connect with clients to maintain a successful relationship. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead project design for user experience from discovery and conception, through to design execution, user testing, development and deployment
  • Liaise with team leads, project managers, strategists, and user interface designers to plan projects
  • Advocate responsibly and effectively for the end-users who will use the services and products you design
  • Prepare, facilitate, and debrief workshops internally and with clients
  • Conduct secondary research such as product assessments, competitor analysis, industry best practice, and trends with highly organized read-outs
  • Create user experience artefacts such as user journeys, information architectures, user flows, and page architectures
  • Design varying fidelity wireframes for production, from simple sketching to Figma execution, and provide functional annotations to support development
  • Conduct co-design workshops internally and with the client to tease out business and user needs and align to project KPIs
  • Create prototypes to illustrate interaction design concepts for use in user testing
  • Work with established design patterns and components, while considering opportunities for library expansion 
  • Support the User Experience Director to improve the quality of processes, deliverables, and multi-disciplinary collaboration, and provide a strong presence in the mentorship of  junior UX team members
  • Constructively critique the work of team members
  • Encourage experimentation and creative exploration within the UX team
  • Manage your work so that quality work is achieved within time and budget constraints
  • Form strong partnerships with various internal teammates including:
    • Strategy team to participate in qualitative research such as in depth interviews, contextual inquiries, and user testing to derive practical insights
    • Product owners to define requirements that align with client goals in order to shape requirements and a deeper understanding of the project's challenges
    • Design team to consider opportunities to expand functionality with design enhancements including micro-interactions and animation
    • Technology teams to align on creating feasible and highly innovative creative solutions
    • Content developers in order to ascertain how to best use content to support your experience design
    • Sales to support new business development including proposals, spec work, and project estimation

Qualifications

Education and Years of Experience:  

 

  • 6+ years experience as a hands-on interaction/visual designer for a UI/UX or product team through the product development cycle of successfully launched web experiences, mobile apps, and software applications.
  • Degree in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Industrial Design, Fine Arts, or a related field is desired.
  • Experience creatively solving hard problems; delivering innovative and complex product and service solutions within deadlines while partnering with development, testing, program management, design, and research teams.
  • Expertise with a range of interaction design tools, including Figma, Sketch, and InVision for execution of feature visualization and rapid design prototyping.
  • Show significant interest in the future of the user experience discipline, and the broader design of human-centered experiences
  • Collaborative team player who excels in a team environment, but has a strong ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Successful track record of interacting with clients at senior levels within an organization, leveraging empathy, and using persuasion as a tool. 
  • Equally comfortable working on projects with specific requirements and strict timelines as well as managing ambiguity on projects and identifying ways for clarification.
  • Experience working across various verticals including ecommerce, travel and hospitality, automotive, and QSR (to name a few!) strongly desired.
  • Experience designing experiences for those with accessibility requirements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think both holistically and in detail when designing the solution to a problem.
  • Demonstrate your design process and your ability to tailor your process when faced with challenges.
  • Comfortable articulating the rationale behind your design decisions to internal and external stakeholders.

 

Physical Requirement(s): No Physical requirement needed for this position.

Location: REMOTE

 

Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. As such, we offer a variety of perks and benefits that help meet various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with a number of our award winning, Fortune 1000 clients. The following categories make up your DMI wellbeing:

  • Community – Blood drives, volunteering opportunities, Holiday parties, summer picnics, Tech Chef, Octoberfest just to name a few ways DMI comes together as a community.
  • Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel and many other items to provide convenience.
  • Development – Annual performance management, continuing education and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development.
  • Financial – Generous 401k match for both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help provide financial stability for each DMI employee.
  • Recognition – Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgement through Give-A-Wow, employee referral bonuses.
  • Wellness – Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, on-site lactation rooms provide employees with several wellness options. 

Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability. DMI maintains a drug-free workplace.

 

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Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions.

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