UX and Interactions Designer

Whereoware is hiring an UX and Interactions Designer to work with our exciting clients and in conjunction with our in-house web development team designing and optimizing websites for exceptional end user experiences.

 

Day-in-the-life

Whereoware is an agile digital agency with clients across industries and verticals. Day-to-day projects for the UX and Interactions Designer will vary, but may look like:

  • Developing and delivering thought leadership and creative solutions within existing brand guidelines that strengthen clients’ market distinction and leadership position
  • Understanding and enforcing web, mobile and email design standards and best practices
  • Participate in the design process end-to-end, from definition, through design, build, test, release, and maintenance
  • Comprehensive understanding of applying the methodologies of user-centric interaction design and research to solve complex business problems
  • Conceiving and creating experience oriented design solutions that fulfill strategic business objectives
  • Integrating “show-stopping” creative design with unprecedented ROI and results
  • Conceptualize and offer creative solutions for innovating, improving and optimizing various internal project and products 
  • Managing and improving all phases of creative work from concept through production
  • Ability to work closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Inspiring and motivating creative team members with constructive feedback on work to maintain consistent creative quality and award winning work
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced team environment
  • Promoting continuous creative improvement and actively contributing to a culture of innovation, excellence and accountability

 

 The UX and Interactions Designer will have:

  • Bachelors degree in Design or Fine Arts and an Online Portfolio
  • 5+ years of experience in a web design role (at least 3+ years of digital agency experience)
  • A strong working knowledge of interaction design, user-centered experience design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process
  • Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and provide timely and helpful feedback to improve creative processes to keep work on budget and schedule
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client organizations
  • Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs
  • Proven leadership skills with experience guiding teams and developing processes
  • Knowledge of standard tools for wireframing and prototyping
  • Experience designing fully responsive sites and applications
  • Experience with usability studies and validation exercises
  • Organizational and time-management skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to prioritize
  • Must be just as concerned about how something works as you are about how it feels and looks

 

Ready to apply?!

Submit your resume and any relevant experience to careers@whereoware.com. Please include the job title in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Who We Are:

Whereoware is an award-winning digital agency located in the Washington D.C. metro region. Since 1999, Whereoware has grown from a startup of five to an agile, full-service agency of 90-or-so website + mobile app developers, visual designers, email marketers, data analysts and integrators, project managers, and SEO + PPC specialists. Recently Whereoware has released a suite of SaaS products with our own IP applicable to virtually any company.

 

At Whereoware, we applaud fresh ideas from every level of the organization; we pioneer new approaches; we work hard; we laugh a lot; and we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Our mission to deliver client excellence in a fun, casual corporate culture pays off. Whereoware has won over 30 awards in each of our core service areas in the last five years. We were most recently a finalist for Tech in Motion’s Best Tech Work Culture award and was crowned one of DC’s coolest companies by DC Inno.

 

Besides getting paid, here are some other fun perks of working here:

  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Disability Benefits
  • Paid Holidays, Personal + Vacation Days, Telework Opportunity
  • Employee Assistance Program & 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Quarterly Social Events
  • Modern headquarters with collaborative workspaces, rooftop with WiFi, and more

 

Location: Chantilly, Virginia

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: 5-10%

 

Whereoware is an Equal Opportunity Employer