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This is a remote role
Ad hoc is a digital services company that helps the federal government better serve peopleOur teams use modern, agile methods to meet the needs of our users while closing the gap between consumer expectations and governmentWe`re looking for people with an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to improve how the government serves peopleIf you thrive on change and can see the possibilities in ambiguity, then we want you here with us.
Work on things that matter
Working at ad hoc means putting your time and skills towards helping the government better serve the publicOur teams connect veterans with services designed for their needs, help millions of people access affordable health care, and support important programs like head startAs we work with agencies to deliver critical services, we`re also changing how the government thinks about and uses technology.
Built for a remote life
Ad hoc is remote-first and remote-alwaysWe`ve designed our culture, communications, and tools to support a nationwide team since the beginningBeing remote by design allows ad hoc to bring the best people onto our teams and give them the freedom to create a work environment that fits their livesWith a generous pto policy and slack channels for every interest (from bird watching to space nerds to home decor), our company culture acknowledges all the things happening in your lifeMaybe you need to adjust your schedule to care for your family or take a bike rideAt ad hoc, that`s welcomed.
What matters most
Ad hoc values acceptance, accountability, and humilityWe aren`t heroesWe leave our egos at the door to learn from our mistakes and improve the process for the next timeWe`re a team that loves the challenge of government-size projects and loves to see our customers succeedWe build small, inclusive teams to bring the best of consumer technology to the problems of government.
The cms business unit covers our work with the centers for medicare & medicaid services, including healthcare.gov, medicare.gov, and the blue button apiOur team supports cms in building and improving online public experiences and apis that are reliable, accessible, and user-centeredWe are deeply embedded within cms, partnering agency-wide to include with the office of communications, office of enterprise data and analytics, center for medicaid and chip services, and center for medicare and medicaid innovationOur work includes helping millions of people enroll in healthcare and access medicare and medicaid benefits, as well as helping cms improve the quality of medicare and medicaid services for beneficiaries and clinicians.
What you`ll do as a senior ux designer ii
As an ad hoc senior ux designer, you`ll be part of a cross-functional team, working closely with stakeholders, product managers, and software engineersWith projects spanning from user interface design to service design, our designers tend to be generalists, with some developing skills in accessibility or user researchNo matter where your particular interests lie, we may have something for youSome of your responsibilities will include:
Delivering design work, including discovery artifacts, sketches and rough prototypes, wireframes, ux flows, and high fidelity prototypes
Managing deadlines through teamwork
Using your design skills to make strong typography, layout, and hierarchy choices
Providing design critique, heuristic evaluations, and competitive analysis
Providing and receiving mentorship from other designers
Contributing to design libraries and providing visual design and brand artifacts
Participating in company initiatives and recruiting efforts
Creating business development materials
Some basic requirements
All work must be conducted within the u.s., excluding u.sTerritories
As a government contractor, you may be required to obtain a public trust security clearance
Some of our available roles are on federal contracts that require a degree or additional years of experience as a substitute
Some federal contracts require u.sCitizenship to be eligible for employment
Years of experience: 10 years of experience in web and graphic design.
Degree requirement: bachelor`s degree in design discipline, or equivalent work or training experience.
Acceptable substitution for degree: 4 years of additional relevant experience and a high school diploma may be substituted for a bachelor`s degree.
Tips for applying
If your application seems like a good match, we`ll invite you to complete a quick writing assignment, which we evaluate blindlyThis helps us have a greater understanding of how you approach design problems, while also reducing bias from our hiring processWe will not ask you to do any form of whiteboarding or spec work.
Include a portfolio of 3-5 ux-focused work samples with your applicationWe want to understand how you think and solve problemsClearly explain your process and the reasoning behind the decisions made, include visual artifacts, and identify both your role and the impact you hadYour portfolio can be anything from a website to a slide deckHow you build it is up to you.
Ad hoc is a great place to beOur benefits package includes:
Company-subsidized health, dental, life, and vision insurance
Use what you need vacation policy
401k with employer match
Paid parental leave after one year
$2,000 continuing education/annual conference attendance stipend
Ad hoc llc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employerAll 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.
In support of the colorado equal pay transparency act, and others like it across the country, ad hoc job descriptions feature the starting range we reasonably expect to pay to candidates who would join our team with little to no need for training on the responsibilities we`ve outlined aboveActual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and responsibilityThe range of starting pay for this role is $129,921 - $154,279 and information on benefits offered is hereOur recruiters will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements.