User Experience Designer

Full Time | Chesterfield, VIRGINIA | 9 months | Deadline: 25 Sep 2019
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Job Summary

Full Time

Job Description

Working Title
User Experience Designer  
Role Title
Info Technology Specialist III - 39113  
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT.

Job Type Detail

Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1  
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
Hiring Range
$60,209.00 - $100,000.00  
VA Information Technologies Agency (136)  
Agency Website
Click Here to Apply  
Chesterfield - 041  
Position Number
Job Posting Number
Does this position have telework options?
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference
Type of Recruitment

General Public - G  
Job Type

Full-Time (Salaried)  
Pay Band
Job Description
The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) is currently seeking a User Experience Designer within its Internal Technology Services Division. The purpose of the User Experience (UX) Designer is to be able to understand Virginia Information Technology's business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the websites and applications at VITA, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.  
Minimum Qualifications
Considerable experience in user experience, web development and design; Extensive experience in UX design; Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design; Demonstrated knowledge of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns ; Strong knowledge in standard UX software such as Optimal Workshop, Sketch, Axure and; Demonstrated ability to work with business owners/other agencies to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision and Demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients. High school graduate or equivalent.  
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a related field; Experience creating branding packages a plus for both the business and events; Experience in Graphic design, HTML and CSS a plus.  
Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants
State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (804) 371-7401. Please include your name and the position number of the fax cover sheet. Reasonable accommodations are available to individuals with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  
Optional Applicant Documents
Cover Letter
Required Applicant Documents
Contact Information
Human Resource Department  
AAEEO Statement
101 N. 14th Street Richmond, VA 23219  

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