Jr. UI Designer

Amida Technology Solutions is a DC-based technology company focused on solutions for data interoperability, data utility, and data security. We create open source solutions that collect, reconcile, transform, and standardize data for business intelligence, predictive analytics, decision support, and user transactions. We specialize in taking data from inception to impact. 

Our team is comprised of creative, forward thinkers who are passionate about using cutting edge technology to make a difference in people’s lives and have a positive impact on our country. We offer an entrepreneurial, high growth environment that values fresh ideas, candid conversations, and authentic teamwork.

Amida is currently looking for a Junior UI Designer to join our team in Washington DC.  In this role you will design and develop user interfaces for Amida’s web applications and platforms. You will engage with stakeholders, developers, and other designers to understand requirements/challenges and collaborate on effective solutions. You will contribute to overall product design look and feel and participate in the development of engaging, user centric websites and applications. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Establishing the structure of a website or application by designing content layouts and navigation
  • Designing user flows and human-computer interactions
  • Developing and maintaining design wireframes, mockups, style guides, and specifications
  • Carrying wireframes to delivery of final high fidelity UI mockups
  • Creating micro-interactions and animations
  • Designing and recommending visual styles and standards

Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Web Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Integrated Digital Media, Information Systems or a related technical field or equivalent work experience
  • 1+ years of experience in user interface design
  • Experience using relevant design tools such as Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Balsamiq, Axure, Omnigraffle, and/or Invision
  • A design portfolio showcasing web application (mobile and desktop) thought process and design
  • A firm grasp of responsive design and test-driven development to include unit testing, Jasmine, cross-browser compatibility 
  • Ability to balance compelling visual design with user focused, research minded and data driven goals
  • Past projects using Git/Github, preferably contributing to open-source projects
  • Strong understanding of mobile and desktop design patterns and conventions
  • Experience with creating interactive prototypes and the associated tools (Invision, Principle, Framer, etc)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to structure complex or undefined business problems
  • Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance 

Preferred Skills
  • 1+ years of development experience in front-end languages including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Prior experience creating rapid prototypes using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Additional Notes
  • Full Benefits: Health insurance, Life insurance, AD&D insurance, 401K, Pre-tax Public Transportation Account, Tuition Reimbursement, Unlimited PTO
  • Additional Benefits: Opportunity to telecommute 1 day per week, start-up environment, casual work attire without specific dress code 

Amida Technology Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value diversity of ideas and people. 

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