You are skilled at breaking down tasks into short- and long-term steps and using a range of information to design and develop innovative UX features that meet customer needs. You approach problems by exploring ideas iteratively and delivering solutions that are technically feasible. This role requires strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as an interest in understanding how things work and a commitment to continuous learning. This role will be hybrid with up to 25% of time required in either our Woburn, MA or Arlington, VA office. Specific responsibilities include:
Create user-centric and data-centric designs that are intuitiveParticipate in others' design efforts, offering constructive feedback to influence teamsUse systems-level design thinking to drive design solutions that scalePresent design work to leadership and stakeholdersIterate during the design process to ensure optimal usability and engagement with the UIUX Implementation teamCommunicate with the project team, users, and clients to develop and document requirementsParticipate as a member of an Agile/Scrum software teamCollaborate across numerous programs and divisions within the companyEncourage a design culture centered on the customer by promoting best practices and key design principlesWho You Are:
Bachelor's degree in UI/UX design related field or equivalent experience6+ years of UI/UX design experienceProficient in design tools, such as Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Axure, InVision, Miro, or equivalent toolsHave existing design portfolioProficient in design systems, user research, and usability testingExperience designing across more than one platform (mobile, desktop, native mobile, VR/MR/AR, movies)Ability to work through complex design solutions and understand the technology behind those solutionsDemonstrated understanding of user-centered and data-centric design principlesProactive in keeping up with UX trends and influencing UI/UX strategyKeen attention to detail, considering comprehensive user flows and their impactsPrevious experience mentoring teammatesAbility to clearly communicate ideas and solutions to teams and partnersAble to work independently and as part of a teamThis position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance, for which US citizenship is needed by the US GovernmentEven Better:
Active Security ClearanceExperience managing subcontractorsExperience in technical writingExperience designing and creating movies in Final Cut or Adobe Premiere Pro
STR is a growing technology company with locations near Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, near Dayton, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Carlsbad, CA. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security in: cyber; next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare; and artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.
STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, and we go home at night knowing that we pushed the envelope of technology and made the world safer.
STR is not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe! Visit us at www.str.us for more info.
STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at email@example.com and provide your contact info.
Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws.