UX Designer

Job description

Calling all Senior UX Designers! Eleven Peppers is hiring for an exciting new UX contract, just awarded! If you’re a rock star that knows how to create experiences that delight, apply now!

The Fun Stuff
  • Conduct design evaluations for web enterprises to enable the build out of respective web designs to enhance the user experience
  • Create and deliver design educational and informational briefs
  • Work with UI/UX Research and Development teams to evaluate ideas and concepts, assist with making critical decisions affecting the user experience, and incorporate varying stages of the design to the UX process
  • Define the design rationale and explain visual choices to cross-functional teams; express concepts verbally and visually
  • Create detailed wireframes for complex web and mobile applications
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams and application users to conceptualize, design, and prototype excellent user experiences while maintaining functionality and simple workflows
  • Participate in design activities to identify new product ideas and optimize existing products
  • Research and implement modern web technologies to create innovative user interfaces and improve workflow efficiency
  • Share ideas with internal teams on best practices around information architecture, interaction, and visual designs, usability, and supporting technologies
  • Develop thoughtful recommendations on information architecture, user experience, accessibility compliance, and use of graphics, mobile optimization, responsiveness, and other web best practices
  • Develop estimates on scope and duration of work required for individuals or team(s) to deliver client requirements
  • Design new user-facing products by transforming an idea from scientific presentations to websites to online productivity tools
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Collaborate with UI/UX team members during design and content reviews to refine user experiences
  • Create products and services adhering to brand guidelines to facilitate future digital transformation
  • Translate architecture and other technical solutions into design products
  • Apply results of web usability testing and web user research studies
  • Demonstrate an understanding for UX and the execution of its principles toward research, content, and design
  • Demonstrate visual expertise including gathering raw data from various sources and developing comprehensive and visually engaging designs
  • Provide thoughtful recommendations on use of graphics, mobile optimization, accessibility compliance, and other web best practices
  • Consult with client to define the strategy needed to expand and enhance product in both scope of content and technical features
The Necessities
  • You have a certificate and/or bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience within the field and at least 7 years of experience
  • You’ve mastered Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and Azure (or similar software)to design sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, and high-fidelity mockups
  • You have demonstrated product development experience
  • Your design sensibility is refined and purposeful, and the artifacts you create are beautiful and functional
  • Talking to users and soliciting their feedback is second nature, and you can articulate design concepts to a variety of audiences
  • You have excellent communication skills, both writing and speaking
  • Desired:Nielsen Norman Group UX certified
  • Desired: Experience with web accessibility
  • Desired: Experience with DoD
The Place to Be

Work location is in St. Louis, MO at the T-REX. Ability to commute is required.

The Peppers

Eleven Peppers is a woman-owned small business that provides the full range of creative services to government and commercial clients. We love to solve the Nation’s hardest problems through innovative approaches in design, strategy, and engineering. Our incredibly talented team includes some of the smartest in the industry, but more importantly, we’re also really nice to work with. Top that off with great benefits, competitive pay, and an immersive creative culture with tons of career opportunities. Join us!

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.

Spice up your career!
Email your resume to:
Please reference the position in the subject line. For design positions, a portfolio is required (URL preferred). We look forward to hearing from you!
Make your pepper pitch

If you think you would be a great fit for our pepper family, but don’t see an open position that seems like the right fit, send your resume to careers@elevenpeppers.com and tell us why you’re awesome.