Principal UX / UI Designer

UX Design Columbia, MD


Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph is required. 
Visionist has an exciting opportunity for a Principal UI/UX Designer on our PRIME contract. You will be joining an exciting mission centered around providing visualization and presentation services for the prototyping, development, and production of analytic tools. The team focuses on providing user experience, systems engineering, and graphic design support to an entire software development portfolio. You will have the chance to participate in Neilson Norman Group Trainings, as well as 508 training, to develop and advance your skills. You will have the opportunity to telework up to 2 days per week. If this work and these professional development opportunities sound exciting, then this is the place for you!  
For over 13 years, Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. We embed small engineering teams with analysts to rapidly identify and solve mission capability gaps playing a critical role in defending our nation’s cyber infrastructure & providing expertise in malware analysis, attribution, mapping adversarial infrastructure, pen testing, and operational planning.  If you'd like to join a collaborative group supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Learn more about us at


Benefits of becoming a Visionist:
  - We are a 100% employee-owned company, so our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success!
  - 10% ESOP contribution + 5% 401K match + 8% employee 401K contribution = 23% combined annual contributions
  - 4 weeks paid time off that is never “use or lose”, 12 paid holidays, comp time, AND flexible work hours
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Your contributions are… 
  - Develop wireframes to help users evaluate product structure before development
  - Collaborate with designers and developers to create UX artifacts and provide UX expertise during development
  - Implement usability tests with multiple UX practitioners
  - Analyze qualitative and quantitative data to generate strategic and tactical insights
  - Develop workshop scripts and facilitate UX methods to extract user feedback and synthesize UX artifacts
  - Evaluate and produce information architectures to determine appropriate product structure and layout
  - Perform heuristic evaluations using standard UX principles to review user interfaces

Requirements for your new career… 
  - Bachelor's degree in psychology, or other relevant field
  - 10 years of experience in UX design
  - Experience in each of the usability and software engineering cycle phases
  - Experience working with end users to research and document user requirements
  - Experience creating user interface design specifications and working closely with application developers
  - Experience directing/conducting usability testing 
  - Proficiency in one of more design tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Axure, XD, and Figma


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Next steps: Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you. We have a streamlined process of phone screen with a recruiter, interview with a Visionist team at our HQ in Columbia, MD, and that is all!

Interested in learning more about Visionist and the work we do? Check out our website!


U.S citizenship required (green card holders and permanent residents are not eligible). Applicants selected will be required to obtain / maintain a government security clearance. 

Visionist, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities employer.