Web Design Principal at SAIC (Washington DC)

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Description

SAIC is looking for an experienced web designer with demonstrated skills in HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, and other design frameworks to join our team! This team maintains and improves a website that provides mission information to customer partners across the globe.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with team members to evaluate ideas and concepts, assist with making critical decisions affecting the user experience, and incorporate varying stages of the design to the UX process.
  • Create and implement Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML5 markup language, and other markup languages as needed to support design implementation.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams and application users to conceptualize, design, and prototype excellent user experiences while maintaining functionality and simple workflows.
  • Participate in design activities to identify new product ideas and optimize existing products.
  • Research and implement modern web technologies to create innovative user interfaces and improve workflow efficiency and develop thoughtful recommendations on information architecture, user experience, accessibility compliance, and use of graphics, mobile optimization, responsiveness, and other web best practices.
  • Develop estimates on scope and duration of work required for individuals or team(s) to deliver client requirements.
  • Design new user-facing products by transforming an idea from scientific presentations to websites to online productivity tools.
  • Create visual concepts by using computer software, JavaScript and other browser-based technologies such as, Asynchronous JavaScript and Extensible Markup (AJAX), jQuery, and Bootstrap.
  • Build efficient, reusable libraries of design information for future use.
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure best practices.
  • Ensure web development follows 508 compliance.
Qualifications

Required
  • Certificate and/or bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience within field with 11-14 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing web design software (e.g. Adobe Master Collection CS6/AdobeCreative Cloud) and/or applications (e.g. Dreamweaver, Illustrator, and Photoshop).
  • Demonstrated experience designing user-centered web-based products (from concept to execution including those for desktop, web, and/or mobile devices).
  • Demonstrated experience designing products for front-end development and web applications.
  • Demonstrated experience applying visual media design principles, theory, practices, user-centered web design principles and UX processes.
  • Demonstrated experience creating, editing, organizing, and storing digital file formats (e.g. tiff, gif, png, pdf, jpg, svg, html, css).
COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
More Information on SAIC
SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 699 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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