Junior & Senior UX Designer
Washington, DC, New York City, Portland

Gallagher & Associates (G&A) is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary design studio with offices in Washington, D.C., New York City, Portland, and Singapore. For over 20 years, we bring transformative experiences to life. We are looking for a Junior & Senior UX Designer for our DC, New York, and Portland studios to design software and platforms that meet our client’s needs. You will combine compelling interfaces and workflows to enhance the user experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary design studio (including 3D/Environmental designers, UX designers, visual designers, content designers, film directors & motion designers, and software developers)
    • Lead brainstorm sessions
    • Participate in strategy pitches
    • Create feature/functionality lists for developers
    • Participate in Master Planning discussions with exhibit designers and content designers. 
  • Human Design-Center approach. Brainstorm and design concepts for interactive and immersive experiences.
    • Create detailed wireframes for the interactive experiences
    • Create a visitors journey map
    • Create flowchart and schematic designs of the interactive in the space
    • Design the takeaway experience for the entire museum
  • Bring User Experience to the next level. A strong UX portfolio with practical and strategic solutions. 
    • Find the best tools to prototype at different stages of the creative process
    • Propose innovative ideas for our clients based on cutting edge technology
    • Find new and creative ways to give the end-user a compelling experience 
  • Be the bridge between physical and digital. Translates concepts into tangible visuals, spatial, and technical requirements.
    • Be a storyteller 
    • Be an evangelist of UX inside and outside the company. 
    • Help everyone understands the importance of user experience design
  • Collaborate efforts to evolve UX vision and outputs. Work with UX Director to understand market needs & vision.
    • Help to build a strong team 
    • Mentor UX interns
  • Model G&A’s values. You will be an ambassador for G&A’s values both in and outside the company.

Benefits Include:

Competitive Salary, Vacation, Sick and Personal Holiday, Company Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Employee Referral Bonus Program, Medical & Dental Plan, Summer Fridays and more…

OUR CULTURE:

It is an exciting time to join the G&A team and we have the core values to prove it — Excellence, Impact, Integrity & Balance shape our future and are designed and defined to help our team understand the link between strategy and culture. These values explain how the day-to-day translates into supporting aligned efforts and goals across the board. Join us as we continue to develop our culture together, to fit our style and your success!

OUR VISION: 

We will synthesize the digital and physical worlds in innovative ways like no one else.

OUR MISSION: 

We integrate our diverse capabilities in order to deliver unrivaled experiences. 

OUR VALUES & WAYS OF WORKING @ the Jr/Mid/Sr Level:

EXCELLENCE

We are committed to creating our best work:

  • Build working relationships with team members and cross-functional colleagues to come up with your best work 
  • Seek different perspectives, inputs and feedback when working through hurdles 
  • Get out there and see what’s new in the world of design; request a conference or team field trip for inspiration  

We create a culture of curiosity and learning:

  • Be passionately curious; show eagerness to learn 
  • Challenge assumptions and suggest different approaches 
  • Stay current in our area of expertise; G&A. and our industry 
  • Applaud others for their accomplishments 
  • Share helpful information and best practices with team members 

Always be proactive:

  • Do not over-commit yourself; speak up
  • Utilize resources (i.e. people, templates, workshop request, supplies) to meet your goals and needs
  • Be detail oriented in all that you do (spell check!) to put your best foot forward

We are true ambassadors:

  • Follow G&A on social media (“like” our photos; make suggestions for improvements)
  • Give marketing something cool to post about your or your work contributions 
  • Be credible and always put your best foot forward 

IMPACT

We are locally and globally conscious:

  • Say no to plastic and use less paper around the office
  • Bring a new perspective to our clients – think sustainability where it counts

Inclusion brings us together:

  • Take ownership of how your work  supports the shared objectives of the team
  • Understand the work of your team and how it contributes to the project/team priorities 
  • Look for opportunities to help your neighbor when in need: printing, guidance, support, get out and go for a walk or take a lunch break together to break up the monotony 

INTEGRITY

Trust and respect is a must:

  • Be intentional, and respectful in all conversations 
  • Listen with an open-mind to different viewpoints
  • Be responsive, on time, and on task for your team; work together to be honest with each other when challenges arise

We have open lines of communication:

  • Stay up-to-date on company news (e.g. newsletter, Instagram – follow GandA)
  • Ensure that manager and team members are kept informed of progress or hurdles – they can help!
  • Listen and ask questions to gather information and understand other viewpoints  
  • Explore new ways to be more efficient

BALANCE

Adaptability is key:

  • Always think beyond the problem and toward the solution
  • Be flexible and responsive to changes in priorities 
  • Embrace new ways of doing things

Work-Life blend for success:

  • Take time to unwind
  • Take lunch
  • Participate in a wellness activity or challenge 

Please send resume and digital portfolio as PDF files to [email protected]

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