Senior UX Designer, Capabilities Team (remote)

Washington, D.C.

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Posted 1 month ago

This is a remote position. 

This position will be open and accepting applications until 5 PM EST on February 15 2020.

Some Federal contracts require U.S. citizenship to be eligible for employment.


Ad Hoc empowers government agencies to deliver digital services that serve people better. Our team of experts from across government and commercial industries bring the modern skills that enables agencies to transform their public services into digital experiences. Our work enables agencies to meet people's needs and raise expectations of what's possible from government.

We are currently looking for a Senior UX Designer to join our Capabilities tea. As a Senior Designer you'll make a direct contribution to our goal of enabling more agencies to deliver effective digital services. As a member of the Capabilities Team, you will have responsibility to work across the company to discover and deliver capabilities that differentiate Ad Hoc, enable our teams to deliver exceptional solutions, and empower government to better serve people. 



  • All work must be conducted within the U.S.
  • As a contractor to the federal government, all hires may be required to complete additional background screenings at the time of hire or any time thereafter as requested. 


What You'll Do

Design work 

  • Discovery artifacts
  • Sketches and rough prototypes
  • Wireframes
  • UX flows
  • High fidelity prototypes
  • Design library contributions

 Business development

  • Business development materials
  • Recruiting: 
    • Homework and portfolio reviews
    • Participation in panel interviews


What You'll Bring

Stakeholder engagement

  • getting information from stakeholders

Facilitation related to research of and for our users

  • Design skill mastery
  • Literacy, or a solid understanding of related technical skills, including things like APIs, databases, front end technologies
  • Collaboration with others
  • Owning the full life cycle of a problem
  • Knowing what steps to do when
  • Great attention to detail


  • Defining goals for the discovery process
  • Ability to synthesize and interpret information

Design critiques

  • Ability to analyze design quality
  • Ability to present and facilitate a design critique

Systems level thinking

  • Analysis of a design system as a whole, and the development of new patterns

HTML / CSS prototypes

  • Prototypes that showcase visual design elements, built natively using front end HTML, CSS or SASS, and Javascript. Can include front end frameworks such as USDS Web Design Standards, Bootstrap or Foundation.


  • Provides direct and impactful feedback in program team critiques and engages peers in their work. 
  • Seeks out feedback from other designers to grow their own skills.


  • Low-fidelity wireframes using collaborative tools

UX Flows

  • Process maps, journey maps

High fidelity prototypes

  • Prototypes that showcase visual design elements, built in a tool such as Sketch. Can also include other visual artifacts including style tiles, mood boards etc.

Experience in visual design and brand artifacts

Design library contribution experience



  • Company-subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Use What You Need Vacation Policy
  • 401K with employer match
  • Paid parental leave after one year of service
  • Continuing education/annual conference attendance stipend


Ad Hoc LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

Job tags: CSS HTML JavaScript Mood boards Prototypes Research Sketch Sketches Visual design Web design Wireframes
Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere
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