User Experience (UX) Designer 2/3

User Experience (UX) and Multimedia Developer/ Information Architect

Are you passionate about creating interactive experiences on web and mobile devices? Northrop Grumman's Learning and Communications Solutions (LCS) group is made up of a diverse talent pool of software engineers, multimedia developers, UX designers, artists, writers, and creative professionals that creates conceptual design solutions for training and information projects in digital media. We are looking for an User Experience (UX) and Multimedia Developer/ Information Architect to be part of our interactive team.

Key responsibilities will include:

Working with HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, iOS, and Google Android/Java

Usability, accessibility, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and other standard best practices.

Using best practices including user-centered design.

Strong visual and interaction design proficiency.

Current front-end coding practices.

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below

Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3. Basic Qualifications for a UX Designer 2 is Bachelors Degree with 2 years experience OR 6 years experience in lieu of degree. Basic Qualifications for a UX Designer 3 is Bachelor's Degree with 5 years experience OR 9 years experience in lieu of degree.

The candidate must have IA/UX experience working on large, complex web sites and be an expert in user experience strategy and design, information architecture, and front-end prototyping for web, mobile, and other digital delivery platforms.

Other required qualifications for this role include:

Solid experience developing JavaScript, both with and without frameworks

Understanding of and experience with responsive web design

Demonstrated proficiency designing in both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Proficient use of common rapid prototyping tool Axure Pro

Extensive experience designing web application interfaces in an agile environment

Aspiration to stay on top of cutting edge hardware, software, and interaction design in the industry

Awareness of new trends in interactive design, development, and digital platforms

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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