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Guidehouse Senior Designer (UI) in Albany, New York

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

Guidehouse is seeking a Senior Designer (UI) to create and execute innovative solutions that help solve complex problems. They have demonstrated expertise in the principles of UI design, are detail-oriented, strategic in their approach and passionate about delivering creative and relevant work for our clients.

As a Senior Designer, they will collaborate with ux designers, developers, product managers and clients to design intuitive user interfaces, build robust design systems and assist with user research.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop consistent, intuitive design solutions

  • Manage design libraries and design systems with adherence to client branding requirements

  • Assist with user research, interviews, surveys and usability studies, translating findings into wireframes and prototypes

  • Conduct industry research and stay up-to-date on best practices, competitor UI designs and emerging technologies

  • Conduct, observe and analyze usability testing sessions

  • Work with digital analytics team to assess the impact of all UI design and usability changes

  • Support the QA team to make sure features are implemented as intended

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Expert knowledge of UI design principles and techniques

  • Ability to lead and direct design thinking activities for a wide range of products

  • Expert knowledge of responsive design and mobile UI

  • Strong team collaboration skills

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate designs to developers and key stakeholders

  • Comfortable in presenting work to executives and large groups

  • Experience with Figma, Sketch, Invision, Miro and Adobe CC

  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, quick turnaround environment under minimal supervision

  • Proven experience mentoring other UI designers

  • Knowledge of Accessibility and 508 requirements

  • Working knowledge of HTML5/XHTML, CSS3 and JavaScript, a plus

  • Willingness to work on federal government and commercial projects

    Minimum Years of Experience: 5

    Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Design (interaction, graphic, visual communications) or equivalent professional experience

    US Citizenship is contractually required for this role

    Travel: May be up to 50% (once COVID restrictions lift)

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.

  • This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific, and Central time zones.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

401(k) Retirement Plan

Basic Life & Supplemental Life

Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

Skills Development & Certifications

Employee Referral Program

Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive

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