Position: UI/UX Designer
Education: Technical degree preferred
Experience: 5+ years practical UI/UX experience
Location: USA, Flexible
Vitech is seeking an experienced and motivated UI/UX Designer to expand our product development team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating intuitive and visually appealing digital experiences. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and stakeholders, to design and refine user interfaces that enhance user satisfaction and drive engagement.
This position offers the opportunity to implement critical infrastructure and automation for development and deployment of high-end commercial engineering software products developed in a fast-paced, no-nonsense environment using modern tools and approaches. Our team works collaboratively—with inputs from customers and our own industry experts—to produce high-quality product releases in an agile and nimble environment.
At Vitech, we develop cutting edge model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and Digital Engineering software that empowers our customers to specify, architect, design, and deliver products that they and their end customers love. For us, “good enough” is never good enough. We don’t just make user-friendly, feature-rich products; we make lovable products. Working at Vitech affords all team members the opportunity to contribute across the company – product strategy and definition, methodology, marketing, customer experience, and beyond. This is an opportunity to escape bureaucratic environments and mundane software projects to make a real difference in an organization delivering mission critical tools that help change our world.
Robust collaboration with software teams and stakeholders is critical to success in this role. This position may involve access to information that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and preference will be given to U.S. citizens, Green Card holders, and or other U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.
To thrive at Vitech, an UI/UX Designer must know about:
- User Research: Conduct user research to understand user needs, behaviors, and pain points. Use insights to inform design decisions.
- Wireframing and Prototyping: Create wireframes, prototypes, and mockups to visualize and communicate design ideas. Iterate based on user feedback and testing.
- User Interface Design: Design visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces for web and mobile applications, adhering to brand guidelines and design principles.
- Usability Testing: Conduct usability tests and gather user feedback to improve the user experience continuously.
- Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and marketers, to ensure design consistency and alignment with business goals.
- Interaction Design: Define and design interactive elements, animations, and micro-interactions to enhance user engagement.
- Accessibility: Ensure designs are accessible to all users and comply with accessibility standards and guidelines.
- Stay Current: Stay updated with industry trends, design tools, and best practices to incorporate the latest advancements into your work.
- Maintain a willing and flexible attitude, assuming duties as needed to contribute to team success.
- Be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and communicate technical issues efficiently.
The successful UI/UX Designer candidate will have:
- Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, UI/UX Design, or a related field.
- Proven experience as a UI/UX Designer with a strong portfolio showcasing design projects.
- Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, or similar.
- Understanding of user-centered design principles and methodologies.
- Attention to detail and the ability to think critically.
- Familiarity with accessibility standards and guidelines is a plus.
- Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to analyze and resolve complex technical issues
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and work ethic
- Ability and desire to work collaboratively as part of a greater development team and larger organization to deliver needed capabilities to our clients
- A passion for bringing quality products to market!
- Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
- Experience applying scrum to visual or UX design processes
- Experience with UX design of complex workflows
- Experience in Mobile UX Design.
- Experience in life cycle design projects from design strategy through execution
- Experience providing and effectively communicating strategic and tactical recommendations based on data
- Facility for uncovering root causes of good or bad research results for a given UI design.
- Experience in the utilization of behavioral data and the design and analysis of A-B tests a plus.
- Experience in the application of a variety of research methods; qualitative and quantitative, attitudinal and behavioral, generative and evaluative.
- Experience designing and running original experimental research on digital products and services.
- Working understanding of the design process and how research is appropriately integrated at each phase.
- Understanding of human motivations, capabilities, and limitations as applied to the design of interactive systems.
Vitech offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment and all employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.