UI/UX Design Specialist

Location: McLean, VA


Position Overview
We are looking for a dynamic User Experience Expert to help design and develop Freddie Mac’s Investments and Capital Markets Data Services Group data management platform. We develop with formal Agile methods, working closely with our customers, to create user-oriented products with high value and clarity. Focus on developing a User Experience platform that is testable and maintainable by developers. The team environment promotes sharing, teaching and learning. Apply to join this dynamic business technology team, integrated into the core of Freddie Mac’s business. Your responsibilities:
1. Engage product owners to define the requirements and design a robust User Interface
2. Work closely with the backend development team to choose an appropriate front-end technology stack.
3. Develop prototypes to drive understanding of requirements
4. Collaborate and knowledge share UI techniques and standards
5. Create shareable modules that may be reused in several applications
6. Analyze, scope and deliver business needs via Nimble (I&CM’s “Nimble Development Methodology”), both economically and effectively

Qualifications
1. 5+ years of Modern JS framework experience
2. 5 years of full-stack development experience with Design Patterns, in an automated CI/CD software deployment and configuration environment
3. Experience of Wire framing or prototyping
4. Experience of UX design principles
5. Experience of information security concepts, principles and mitigations
6. BSc in Computer Science or similar

Preferred Skills
1. Experience delivering full stack applications with a UX focus
2. Experience with a Modern JS framework (Vue, React, Angular etc.)
3. Experience developing reusable frameworks and patterns
4. Experience presenting and communicating design to developer audience 
5. Some knowledge of backend development (JAVA preferred).