UI Developer

Software Engineering Columbia, MD


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

For over 10 years Visionist has been solving the Intelligence Community's toughest software and analysis challenges. Our staff enjoy the benefits and career growth opportunities of an established organization with the amazing culture of a small company. We are an employee-owned small business, meaning our employees see the benefit of their contributions and have a stake in our overall success.

Visionist is hiring a UI Developer to support a prime contract that provides engineering services in support of a robust software product. You will work with a small team of developers and users to contribute to software development, maintenance, deployment, and tech support. This software product is a full stack suite that provides audio ingest, storage, query, playback, analysis, and transcription features. The program tool is used by national and tactical analysts on small systems (laptops) and large systems (server farms). This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to make a difference on a dedicated team on a critical mission!


  • Conduct usability testing, design, and develop user surveys to obtain user feedback.
  • Work with users (analysts) to research user profiles, analysis tasks, workflows, and user scenarios/performance requirements.
  • Design, develop, and test UI capabilities.
  • Demonstrate the application at various user forums to gain user feedback and recommendations.
  • Lead user/human-centered design for software applications and web sites including contextual inquiry, critical task analysis, information architecture, interaction design, usability testing, and application of human-computer interaction (HCI) research.


  • Experience using UX tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, After Effects), CorelDraw Graphics Suite, GIMP, or Inkscape.
  • Experience with UI programming languages such as JavaScript, HTML CSS, and Python.
  • Experience using a major JavaScript framework such as React, Angular, Vue.js.
  • 8 years of programming experience of which 4 years must be in human factors engineering, graphic design, visual communications, web design.
  • A Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

Who We Are:

Are you ready to create, modernize, and deploy software that changes the world? In support of the Department of Defense, Visionist offers the most cutting-edge software engineering, design, and analysis services to the Intelligence Community. Our interdisciplinary team of engineers develops a wide range of products, from high level software UX/UI design to low level reverse engineering and spans everything in between. Our tools are used throughout the agency and our expertise is sought out by industry leaders. Our focus in cyber (CNO), data science and analytics, and user experience design has made the tools we create unlike any in the world. If you’d like to join a group of individuals supporting mission critical tasking in a cleared environment, then Visionist is the place for you. Our collaborative work environment harbors creativity and innovation which makes us the front runners in our field. The mission is our focus, and our people are our passion.

Benefits Highlights:

  • 15% retirement combined contribution (5% matching + 10% additional) to 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) each year.
  • 4 weeks paid time off.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Carefirst BCBS Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • Continuing education via tuition reimbursement, training and conferences.
  • $7,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Parental benefits including extra leave, take-out meals and more.
  • Lifestyle reimbursement (fitness, tech and/or charitable matching).
  • Annual raises and bonuses.

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

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