Designer (UX/ UI) – Federal Government

Overview
The culture at Subject Matter is fed by creativity, depth, energy and speed, and we’re looking for a talented designer who will thrive in this environment. Our clients’ subject matter is often meaty and complex, but that doesn’t mean our work is boring. We tackle client problems creatively and fuel our work with substance and the art of persuasion. This position will support our federal government contracting team, which means an applicant must be a U.S. citizen and pass a federal background check to be considered. A successful candidate will be an employee of Subject Matter but will report to work at the offices of the federal government agency, or our lead contractor at that federal agency.

Responsibilities
• Create clear Web and digital experiences for primarily government clients
• Work closely with both external clients and internal, cross-functional teams on projects that range from a few weeks to a few months in length
• Provide excellent consultation when meeting, collaborating, and brainstorming with clients and authors to understand and interpret needs
• Incorporate feedback from consultation with clients to redefine an idea and include new ideas as appropriate
• Ensuring timely delivery of graphics per assigned delivery date
• Take ownership of assignments and be a team player
• Manage deadlines, deliverables and workflow

Requirements
• Online portfolio demonstrating skills and experience
• 1-2 years relevant work history, ad agency experience a plus
• Strong conceptual thinker with the ability to translate researched information into visually stimulating and intellectually engaging typography, infographics, process models and diagrams, iconography, and custom illustration
• Transitioning easily between multiple topics and aesthetics
• Strong written and oral communications skills
• Proficiency in writing and understanding User Stories
• Proficiency using Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, and JIRA
• Experience delivering interface design solutions for various clients, including highly detailed annotated wireframes and user flows within complex web or mobile applications
• Strong client communication skills
• Understanding of technology platforms that support user experiences
• Demonstrable understanding of technical, creative and development project lifecycles
• Bachelor’s degree (equivalency may be excepted for 4 additional years of direct design experience with Associates in lieu of Bachelor’s degree) in Information Technology, Arts, Graphic design or related field
• A positive, professional and “can do” attitude
• Flexible, adaptive and eager

To be considered for this full-time position, please submit your resume and portfolio website below AND by e-mail at careers@teamsubjectmatter.com and specify the job title (Designer (UX/UI) – Federal Government) in the subject line of the e-mail.

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