Global Data Consultants

  • UI/UX Designer

    Job Locations US-MD-Frederick
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/21/2018 4:27 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2049
    Recruiter
    Adam Kuntz
  • Overview

    GDC is currently recruiting for a UI/UX Designer in the Frederick, MD area.

    Position Overview

    This role is responsible for planning and executing design of the company's websites and mobile applications. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design discussion with key project stakeholders, developing preliminary wireframe designs, designing Photoshop mockups and implementing design via front-end coding. This role will also work closely with the application development team.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintain site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards in conjunction with company standards
    • Collaborate with other creative team-members to create concepts, interface sketches, wireframes and prototypes related to the business
    • Plan site design by clarifying goals; designing functionality
    • Assist in the development of site content and graphics
    • Collaboration with specialists including programmers and testers for framework coding, full digital platform coding and templates associated with the digital and online platforms
    • Assist in coding the visual layout based on the wireframes and mockups
    • Create and present wireframes and mockups to key stakeholders
    • Meet with clients to identify and meet their needs
    • Provide information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends
    • Conduct user research and user testing with potential and existing users to define user goals, user scenarios, feature benefits, and flows
    • Provide unit testing for all development work
    • Design and development of external-facing websites responsively design, utilizing web technologies and digital coding languages such as JAVA, HTML5, CSS, Adobe CS Design Suite (dreamweaver, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Fireworks, InDesign)

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in Interactive Design or related 
    • 5 + years of experience with UI/UX design
    • Experience using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe CS, PHP, or .NET
    • Experience managing projects and directing the work of others
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team oriented environment
    • Understanding of how typography, visual hierarchy, color and motion graphics/animations affect human behavior to software
    • Ability to creatively problem solve and apply critical thinking skills
    • Familiarity with a range of tools including Axure, Sketch, InVision, Flinto, and Principle

     

     

    Preferred Experience

    • Java, PHP, .NET, and/or Mobile development experience a plus

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

     

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