Full-Time

UI/UX Design Lead

Posted on 1/13/2023

Softrams

Softrams

201-500 employees

Provides digital services for federal industries

Consulting
Social Impact
Food & Agriculture
Aerospace

Senior

Woodlawn, MD, USA

Requirements
  • A minimum of 8 years in the Information Technology field focusing on engineering projects with specific Business and UX Design
  • Experience with Human Centered Design
  • 5 or more years of experience in working with Designers, Researchers and Analysts in planning, conducting, and translating opportunities
  • 5 or years of experience providing UX Design expertise for enterprise applications on AWS
  • 5 or more years of experience working with Ruby and AWS
  • 5 or more years of experience with architecture & design
  • Experience with research and design of civic digital services
  • Deep understanding of inclusivity and equity in research and design
  • Experience in designing usable, accessible and empowering “productivity”/B2B applications
  • Excellent understanding of various design methods, workflows to create human centered designs working with agile teams
  • Experience building and working with design systems
  • Experince with UXD and Graphic Design
  • Must have been a resident of the United States for at least 3 years in the most recent 5 years to qualify for public trust clearance
Responsibilities
  • Proactively review and understand existing product, environment, eco-system, information architecture, key user workflows
  • Review product analytics, customer service data and other sources to understand patterns, personas and key usage scenarios
  • Work with tools like Figma create and manage design systems, low fidelity and high fidelity wireframes
  • Build and manage design assets, style guides and design fidelity in the implemented application
  • Build, review and test designs for accessibility, equity and inclusivity
  • Meet with Product Owner, Researchers and Agency stakeholders to review scope and design goals for an upcoming iteration of product improvements
  • Help team and agency stakeholders connect dots to leverage research insights to product development
  • Participate and share lessons learned, new concepts, methods in learning events like brownbag sessions, DEMO Days and external events like meetups and conferences

Softrams specializes in delivering human-centered digital services across federal industries, leveraging technologies such as Salesforce, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Cloud, and Data to transform outdated processes into modern, efficient products. Their tailored digital services focus on creating positive change through innovative solutions that are simple, intuitive, and usable for their clients.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.9M

Headquarters

Leesburg, Virginia

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

73%

Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package by providing options for medical, dental, and vision insurance. We also offer 100% company paid short-term and long-term disability insurance and life insurance for the employee along with optional spousal and child life insurance.

We offer a generous 401k program with matching employer contributions of up to 5%. Employees become fully vested 30 days after their start date.

Everyone needs time to recharge and unwind which is why we provide an annual 15-day vacation and 5-day sick leave. We also provide additional maternity and parental leave, as well as bereavement leave.

We are proud to share our in-house training application which provides unlimited access to training programs (AWS, Azure, SAFe etc). We offer rewards for completion of certificates and host internal brown bag sessions to ensure an environment of continuous learning. We have also launched a new “Yearn to Learn” initiative which provides recommended courses and certifications along with opportunities and incentives based on current role and future aspirations.

We provide your choice of laptop – MacBook Pro or PC, along with any additional software you may need for your job. Our offices provide ergonomic desks with adjustable height powered by push button operation, with USB plugins conveniently mounted right at their desk (SmartDesk). Additionally, our offices have all new Zoom Rooms installed in each conference room to ensure quality communication and collaboration in a seamless and integrated manner.

We have partnered with Teaching for Good to provide free virtual training and mentoring for anyone interested in enhancing their career or would like to acquire new competencies. We also hope to create the skills of our future workforce.

The pandemic has shifted how companies engage with their employees. In addition to the annual company event, we have created new virtual events such as Virtual Birthday Cake Cutting, Trivia, Bingo and many more to emphasize we are one team.

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