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User Experience Director

Location: Rockville, MD
Date Posted: 07-13-2017
Job # 9599134
Dovel Technologies, LLC provides leading edge software and application development services specializing in mission driven solutions that address complex business processes and technology challenges. We practice CMMI® ML3 processes and delivery solutions and are an innovative mission oriented technology company focused on complex business and technical challenges, ensuring solutions support the achievement of your mission. Our team creates software solutions that help customers communicate, access, and store mission critical information. Dovel is instrumental in the design and implementation of some of the most mission critical and innovative systems in government today.
Dovel ranked #12 on the Washington Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in 2016! Join our team today!
We have an exciting opportunity for a User Experience Director to support a large government contract in Rockville, Maryland!
The GS ecosystem usability director will work with other member of the GS ecosystem organization to continue to improve the user experience of all modules of the ecosystem. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Define and develop usability strategy
  • Present, communicate, and promote the strategy to senior leadership and stakeholders
  • Lead and own the strategy and program documentation
  • Drive a culture toward usability
  • Understands users and behaviors
  • Support development of style guides based on feedback from client
  • Ensure implementations follow web standards, accessibility, and usability best practices
  • Utilize responsive web design techniques to mitigate cross-browser and cross-device inconsistencies
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with Strong Front End UI/UX skills in a corporate environment
  • Experienced working as a Lead and 3 years of experience setting usability strategies and objectives
  • Knowledgeable in information architecture, human computer interaction, and usability design principles
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects, tight deadlines and modify priorities when necessary
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Screen Design (using Illustrator or the like)
  • Experience working with Agile Methodologies
  • Creativity and ability to work with others on iterative design
  • Experience completing mockups and wireframing (e.g. Balsamiq)
  • Experience with usability/user feedback test design and execution for mockups, prototypes, pre-release functionality, and production systems
  • Understanding of UX principles Experience with typography, layout, and color theory
  Dovel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Words that describe Dovel
A Lean Forward Company; Agile; Fun; High-Energy; Leaders Encouraged; Innovative; Users of Cutting-Edge Technology; Client-Oriented-Consultative Environment; Skilled, Educated, and Certified Professionals; Stable and Growing

Benefits Program
Paid Time Off; 10 Paid Holidays; Health Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Plan; Life Insurance; Long Term Disability; Short Term Disability; Flexible Spending Accounts; matching 401(k) with matching; Voluntary Life Insurance

Additional Benefits
CTO Group Mentorship; On-site State-of-the-Art Technology Lab; Casual Fridays, Friday breakfast on-site and more…
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