Jan. 18, 2021

Senior Graphic Designer / UX Designer

Confidential Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Conceptualize and design communications as well as presenting concepts to internal clients Manage projects and related paperwork. Communicate the status of projects to production, the art director, and clients • Work with university staff and printers to create marketing communications that are results-oriented • Attend press checks and new project kickoff meetings • Coordinate photography/illustration needs and design priorities with production scheduling • Perform other job-related duties as assigned • Be the LEAD on Social Media and review and assign up to 30 memes per month REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • BA/BS/BFA degree in Graphic Design • Four to seven years of experience in conceptualizing, designing, and producing a wide variety of projects, including marketing collateral, publications, advertising, online communications, and corporate identity • Have the ability to develop design strategies that convey a strong institutional identity and are effective in recruiting and retaining adult students • Strong oral and written communication skills • Excellent organizational skills and strong project management skills • Flexible team player; detail and deadline oriented; a problem solver; and have the ability to multi-task • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud InDesign, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Acrobat PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • Strong creative skills with a strong typographic sense • Skilled at designing effective marketing materials • Experience working in a multicultural environment is a plus _________________________________________________________________________________________________ (UX) Designer - $68.44 Reporting to the Senior User Experience Designer and Usability Researcher, the UX Designer will be responsible for creating website and application mock-ups, specifications, and design skins. The UX Designer will be expected to work collaboratively with project managers, business analysts, web producers, writers, graphic designers, developers, and QA resources. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Facilitate business requirement gathering and consolidation • Design, build, and analyze usability tests, including think-aloud studies, surveys, clickable prototype tests, card sorts, and tree tests using UserZoom • Generate as-is and to-be flow diagrams using LucidChart • Develop lo-fi mock-ups for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices using Balsamiq • Develop interactive prototypes using Axure • Advocate for user experience and mobile/tablet design interaction best practices • Balance the needs of the users with the needs of the business to create effective designs • Manage change control and version control for designs and requirements • Apply UMGC design and UX standards to all deliverables REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in information science, interaction design, graphic design, web development, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher learning. • Minimum of 3 years of experience in UX design • Experience designing mobile applications and responsive websites • Experience developing and executing usability tests • Familiarity with user-centered design and human-computer interaction principles • Experience using Balsamiq, Axure, UserZoom, LucidChart, or similar tools • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite • Ability to work independently • Strong time management skills PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • Knowledge of Section 508 web accessibility compliance regulations • Experience coding in HTML 5 and CSS 3 • Learning design or higher education industry experience

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