Senior UX Designer

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

We are looking for Senior UX designers with experience in creating well-crafted user experiences. You will work with our team of researchers, software engineers and product managers to build software that is usable and accessible for the widest possible audience.

You will work with a small team to design, develop, and deliver web-based applications and services. You'll work with our government partners to better understand and translate policy and business requirements into good design. Your work will impact the lives of millions of people.

An Ad Hoc designer supports all aspects of the design process listed below. This designer is responsible for:

Their own assigned work. Engagement with stakeholders, engineers, project management for their own assigned work. The Ad Hoc designer role contributes to existing design standards, pattern libraries and brand guidelines, working with other team members to expand and grow these assets wherever needed.

Skill Requirements

Required Competencies

Occupational Competencies

  • Discovery
  • Research, competitive analysis
  • Sketches, rough prototypes
  • Wireframes
  • Low-fidelity wireframes using collaborative tools
  • UX Flows
  • Process maps, journey maps
  • High fidelity prototypes
  • Prototypes that showcase visual design elements, built in a tool such as Sketch. Can also include other visual artifacts including style tiles, mood boards etc.
  • Visual design and brand artifacts
  • Design library contribution

Preferred Competencies

  • HTML / CSS prototypes
  • Prototypes that showcase visual design elements, built natively using front end HTML, CSS or SASS, and Javascript. Can include front end frameworks such as USDS Web Design Standards, Bootstrap or Foundation.
  • Mentorship
  • Provides direct and impactful feedback in program team critiques and engages peers in their work. Seeks out feedback from other designers to grow their own skills.

About the Company

Ad Hoc is a small software engineering company that came out of the successful effort to rescue HealthCare.gov after its disastrous initial launch.

Ad Hoc is focused on developing, delivering, and operating fast, stable, and well-designed digital services on behalf of U.S. federal and state government. Our work enables agencies to provide transactional and informational services to their users. We do this by bringing people from startups and successful private sector technology companies to these problems, collaborating closely with government partners to deliver software that works.

How to apply

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