UX Designer

UX Design Columbia, MD


Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance with polygraph required 

As a UX designer at Visionist you will be joining the largest UX team at the agency. The UX team is responsible for working with intelligence analysts, developers, project managers, and other stakeholders to design the next generation of tools. There are several cyber tools that need to be aligned, consolidated, and/or absorb features from similar systems. In this role you will build our mock-ups, document how the user will interact with the new system utilizing results from user surveys, interviews, and observations, and embed with the development teams to execute! You will also be able to learn HTML / CSS, or use any knowledge from a UX or Psychology degree.

For over 12 years, Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. We are an employee- owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.  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 here: www.visionistinc.com


5 Benefits We Know You Will Love! 

  - Grow with career progression opportunities and personalized road maps
  - Supported and company paid upskilling through continued education, training, conferences, and lunch & learns
  - 32 days off per year (4 weeks PTO + 12 holidays) 
  - Competitive pay including an annual raise AND end of year bonus
  - Fun and frequent employee events and family gatherings like lunches, happy hours, cooking contests, D&D club, and much more!

  - Partner with developers, managers, and system engineers to keep intelligence products modern and cutting edge

  - Participate in the creation and execution of user surveys, interviews and observations
  - Research and document user workflows, creates mockups/wireframes of analysis tools based on user and customer needs
  - Interact with multiple development teams and create artifacts using tools like Axure and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite

  - Bachelor's degree in cognitive and/or experimental psychology, human factors engineering, or related field
  - 5 years of experience as a UX designer working on projects of similar scope and complexity

  - Ability to design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and widgets
  - Experience with UI prototyping, visual communication, and interactive design
  - Enterprise experience doing UX across multiple applications
  - Background in workflow and usability testing and the capability to generate suggested changes
  - Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional product development teams
  - Strong problem-solving abilities used to turn complex ideas into easily understood visuals
  - Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Axure, XD, and/or Figma


Not a good fit? To see other opportunities we have available go to: https://jobs.jobvite.com/visionist

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! https://www.visionistinc.com/what-we-do


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.