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Job #: R-00022545
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a UI Designer to join our team in Washington, DC to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Collect requirements for user interface research from business users for multiple FAA projects
  • Participate in all steps of our iterative product design process from initial definition, to research/analysis, ideation, design, validation, and launch
  • Design the entire technical architecture for UI portal framework and its API interfaces.
  • Design an intuitive, innovative next-generation UI for various applications.
  • Design interactive designs necessary to meet the needs of FAA users.
  • Create sketches, storyboards, journey maps, user flows, wireframes and prototypes to translate complex tasks into sophisticated UI and UX solutions
  • Perform work closely with customers, business analyst and developers and present compelling user experience.
  • Provide UI guidance and subject matter expertise for designing the applications
  • Provide UI standards and guidance to developers for developing the UI components
  • Recommend processes, software and other tools to support business objectives pertinent to user interfaces as well as infrastructure technologies.

Basic Qualifications:

  •  BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related equivalent experience
  • At least eight (8) years professional experience in web design and development or equivalent related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML web technologies, web design and graphics.
  • Advanced knowledge of UI design and usability.
  • Knowledge of responsive design implementation.
  • Familiar with web standards and cross-browser development, cross-platform issues, graphic file formats for web and image optimization.
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator and HTML5/CSS3. JQuery and JavaScript knowledge is a plus.
  • Knowledge of JIRA and version control systems, such as Git.
  • Familiarity with and experience using CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to take direction, work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to work in collaboration with both customers and technical team members.
  • An understanding of the development lifecycle of web and mobile applications, including the server-side rendering process.
  • Must possess relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs, and customer expectations
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical matters and as well as clearly articulate thoughts, vision and direction.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive UX experience is a plus
  • Experience with mapping business requirements to potential technical solutions is a plus

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Software Development


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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