Job Description :
- JAVAScript required (8+ years)
- USC or GC candidates only
- No opts, cpts, tn visa
- Must come for in-person interview in Arlington VA

Responsibilities:
Assess existing sites/properties for usefulness, usability, visual design, content, and branding
Lead participatory design/user testing sessions (with oversight and direction
Identify and document meaningful patterns from the findings; provide recommendations to the client/internal team based on findings.
Utilize low-fidelity, medium-fidelity, and high-fidelity prototypes across the different stages of the design.
Develop personas/segmentations based on research findings (with guidance and oversight
Create engaging scenarios and develop frameworks describing key aspects of a proposed experience, and how it reconciles business and user needs.
Create visually compelling representations of the solution''s high-level interaction, navigation, and organization design (i.e., concept models
Develop visual representations of the organizational structure, hierarchy, and relationships of screens in a site as well as the interactions between the user and the functional modules in the solution
Develop screen details (i.e., wireframes) depicting all elements on a unique screen type, including the content, functional, and navigation specifications (with guidance and oversight
Communicate effectively with creative user experience team and technical development team.
Ensure we meet all 508 accessibility requirements.
Develop front-end/presentation layer code, including XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Assist lead designer with various design activities; such as web page designs, creation of banner images, buttons, etc.
Translate visual designs into completed HTML pages while strictly adhering to design specifications.
Integrate presentation layer code with CMS and portal technologies.
Implement front-end structure and standards as defined by Creative Lead.
Work closely with back-end developers to ensure the integrity of the UI throughout the development life-cycle.
Ensure cross-browser compatibility and resolve bugs where required.
Identify tools, templates, and techniques that evolve existing approaches for the larger Creative Design community at Sapient.
Based on functional specifications, optimize development for User Experience.

Requirements:
Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident
Eligible for U.S. Government Clearance.
5+ years of industry experience.
At least 1 year experience with Javascript frameworks such as AngularJS, Node.js, and Backbone
Experience working with responsive web designs and mobile web sites is highly desirable
Candidates must be versed in user-centered design methods and techniques.
Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Experience in working on multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams.
Prior experience in a consulting firm or agency preferred.
Has done cross-browser development and testing
Experience with Wireframes and Proof-of-concept mockups
Ability to learn new UI technologies quickly
Knowledge of hand-coded HTML, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, and DOM.
Experience in developing standards-based, CSS-driven, table-less layouts.
Knowledge of Section 508 standards and compliance
Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues as they relate to the front-end.
Graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop, Illustrator. etc.
Graphics development, creating visual design comps skills using Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. a plus
Knowledge of Javascript/UI libraries (JQuery, etc and their use in implementing AJAX solutions a plus.
Experience working with portal technologies and/or backend frameworks (Java, .NET) a plus
Bachelor’s Degree required from college or University