Forum One: User Experience Designer

(Washington, DC) Join Forum One’s Award-Winning User Experience Team!
At Forum One, we do work that matters.

We work with changemakers, including nonprofits, foundations, and government agencies.

Use your design skills to help our clients tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Join our team!
We are looking for user experience designers that are creative and detail-oriented.

You should naturally communicate how audience needs, organizational goals, and technology can work together to create an optimal user experience.

You should possess knowledge of emerging areas, whether it’s service design or virtual reality.

Experience in information architecture and content strategy are a must.

You can successfully prototype and present your ideas, guide your team, and deliver. 
Looking for a collaborative environment where you’ll work with inspiring clients and grow the UX practice? Then join our team!
Key Successes for the Position

Advocate for the audience across a range of projects
Diagnose, prioritize, and solve problems proactively
Create concept models, personas, sitemaps, usability reports, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes
Take smart risks and champion new ideas
Lead comprehensive audience research and usability testing, identifying opportunities for improvement in the short and long term.
Identify tools, templates, and techniques that evolve existing approaches
Nurture and promote the user experience and design practice within the company and with our clients

Key Qualifications

Detailed portfolio of wireframes, prototypes, site maps, navigation systems, user journeys / experience maps, personas, usability test plans and reports, heuristics assessments, content models, functional specifications, and resulting product designs.
Strong experience building working prototypes and leveraging pattern libraries.
Experience planning for user interactions across a variety of screen sizes and devices
Outstanding writing and presentation skills
Proven ability to interact with clients, manage expectations, and communicate persuasively
Experience collaborating with others and working in small teams
Understanding of web standards, search engine optimization methods, analytics, and accessibility guidelines
Visual design and/or front-end development skills are a plus
Experience with non-profit, government sectors desired
Experience with Content Management Systems, such as WordPress and Drupal, is desired
3+ years experience in information architecture, human factors, or related field
Meticulous, hard working, detail-oriented, creative, reliable, positive

Why You’ll Love it Here

All employees are owners
401(k) match
25 days paid time off to start
Flexible work hours
Killer benefits & professional development
Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones
Personal innovation budget
Full staff retreats
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