Job Information

Guidehouse UX Interaction Designer in MCLEAN, Virginia

Job Family :

Management Consulting

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do

As a Interaction Designer supporting our federal client’s Product Marketing and Delivery Group, responsibilities will include:

  • Leverage user research, insights, and design guidance to develop and review FAFSA prototypes to ensure product requirements are met

  • Develop the criteria for FAFSA customer process maps

  • Facilitate user research and evaluative testing for FAFSA

  • Develop improvement recommendations based on quantitative and qualitative product insights

  • Collaborate with the FAFSA lead designer to ensure all aspects of project meet requirements

  • Leverage the DCC IxD methodologies, operations, and best practices in support of FAFSA

What You Will Need :

  • Minimum of 4 years of technical experience as a UI/UX designer

  • Strong knowledge of design concepts including interface design, prototyping, and system development

  • Proficiency with design tools such as Sketch, Figma, or Adobe XD

  • Ability to articulate design requirements to the development teams

  • General understanding of Web Development best practices (HTML5, CSS3)

  • Experience managing projects and defining detailed requirements

  • Ability to communicate applicable technical subject matter expertise to entire team

  • Experience working on client engagements

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Bachelor's degree

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust Clearance

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Experience participating in product decisions from design to release stages

  • Knowledge of accessibility and 508 requirements

  • Experience working independently in an Agile environment

  • Experience working with Federal Agencies

What We Offer :

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

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • 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

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

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 . 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.