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UI/UX Designer

UI/UX Designer

ID 
2017-1682
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 
3/2/2017

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Overview

Radiant Solutions has an immediate opening in our McLean, VA location for an UI/UX Designer to support the front end graphic design and layout of an analytic application.

 

The Company:

 

Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit www.maxar.com.

 

Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  

 

 

Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

To be qualified you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • In this role, candidate will work at a customer site to completely redesign an existing UI for an analytic application.
  • The successful candidate will present design concepts and negotiate with stakeholders to produce a design in support of both the business and a strong user experience to create high quality designs with cross browser and cross platform compatibility.
  • Responsibilities include development of conceptual models, personas, workflows, design prototypes, and user interface specifications.
  • Also key is ensuring UI guidelines and standards are followed during the development and maintenance of the product.
  • The candidate will conduct product usability tests and must work efficiently with a cross functional team members to include analysts, data scientists, project managers, and software solutions integrators.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in UI/UX design.
  • Mastery of user centered design principles and practices, web standards, typography and color, and web usability standards
  • Mastery of interaction design and information architecture disciplines
  • Experience in creating wireframes, visual mockups graphics, and user workflows
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite; knowledge of Axure RP, Balsamiq, or Visio is desirable
  • Familiarity with CSS, HTML, JavaScript/JQuery, and D3
  • Familiarity with at least one web framework (Django, Grails, etc.)
  • Bachelors degree or combination of 5+ years of relevant experience.

 

To be qualified you must be a US Citizen and must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph.