Senior UX Designer

  • location: Herndon, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $120,000 per year
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Senior UX Designer

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Senior UX (User Experience) Designer

Direct-Hire Opportunity with our client in Herndon, VA

location: Herndon, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
We are looking for a senior user experience designer with strong interests and expert capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.

This individual excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement. The candidate will also have extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must.


- Bachelor's degree AND

- Five (5) years' experience with website promotion creation/placement/management AND

- Two (2) years' experience running A/B testing campaigns (Optimizely, Adobe Test & Target) OR

- Equivalent combination of education and experience


- Experience using Adobe Creative Suite applications including Photoshop and Illustrator

- Extensive knowledge with SEO best practices

- Knowledge of User Experience (UX) and Usability best practices

- Good knowledge of user experience, site usability requirements, and an overall great design sense

- Strong time management and organizational skills. Attention to detail is absolutely critical

- Excellent collaboration and team-building skills


- Knowledge of Web authoring tools and coding languages such as html, CSS, and JavaScript

- Working knowledge of publishing with content management systems (Drupal, AEM, WordPress, etc.)

- Knowledge of project management tools like JIRA

- Working knowledge of Web Analytics, including dashboards and reports

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional Job Details: UX/UI, User testing, A/B testing, Prototyping, Wireframe / Wire Framing, Info structure/sitemap, End to end journey, Understand Code, Team player, Detail oriented, Sense of urgency

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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