UI/UX Designer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
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# of Openings
*Technical Consulting


Acuity is looking to hire a strategic UI/UX Designer to play a key role on a modernization effort supporting a cabinet level federal agency. The ideal candidate is creative and innovative and can understand user needs. The ideal candidate is a strong advocate for simple, clear interfaces, who is committed to delivering standards-based web applications that captivate and delight our customers. Candidates MUST reside in DC or VA and available to work onsite in Herndon, VA.


  • Collect and evaluate user requirements, and work with engineers and product engineer to translate them into processes and systems
  • Use storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps to illustrate design concepts
  • Design graphic user interface elements
  • Create UI wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that clearly show how sites work and look
  • Identify UX problems, propose solutions and recommend implementations
  • Create pixel-perfect, world-class user interfaces and original, eye-catching visual design
  • Adhere to and help inform style standards on fonts, colors, and images
  • Deliver high quality work on tight schedules in a dynamic, agile product environment
  • Have a broad experience and a deep understanding of users to recommend UI features that solve customer needs
  • Support, communicate, course-correct, and revise through the development phase
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve design problems, from both a usability and visual perspective


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or other comparable degree or experience in designing user experiences
  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role, across various platforms and devices
  • Highly skilled in visual design software and wireframe tools
  • Proficiency in designing with a user-focused approach
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and business stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing requirements and deadlines
  • Good time-management skills
  • A passionate learner who keeps up-to-date with design trends, tools, and techniques
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and solve problems proactively

Required Clearance:

  • Active Secret or higher


About Acuity:

Acuity is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal’s Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture Awards.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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