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State of Massachusetts UX & Visual Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

_About the Executive Office of Technology Services and Security_ The Executive Office of Technology Services and Security (EOTSS) is the state’s lead office for information technology. We provide enterprise level information technology services including: network management and security; computer operations; application hosting; desktop provisioning and management; and, modern and responsive digital services to 40,000 internal stakeholders plus the residents, business owners and visitors to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. *About the Role:* As a UX / Visual Designer, you’ll join the first-ever Digital Service team in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, working in a collaborative environment with product managers, business analysts, content strategists, and front- and back-end developers to help transform the way state government interacts with the public. You’ll work on UX and UI design efforts, creating prototypes and wireframes, refining and updatingour design system and component library, facilitating user research sessions, and developing product requirements, with a focus on *Responsibilities:* * Work on rapid iterative prototyping efforts with varying fidelity/presentation tools (e.g., sketches, storyboards, wireframes, clickable prototypes, compositions, and assets) * Engage with internal and external stakeholders to understand user needs * Translate user requirements into beautiful concepts and highly-usable responsive experiences * Factor into work the full context of the user experience including income, accessibility and language challenges, user needs, and user persona characteristics * Visualize design ideas using storyboards, process flows, sitemaps, and wireframes * Design interactive graphic user interface elements (e.g. menus, tabs, widgets, page navigation buttons, and search fields) as well as page templates and content types * Participate in design reviews and peer reviews *Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:* * 2 years experience in relevant roles * A detailed understanding of user-centered design, with excellent hands-on design skills * Ability to multi-task, prioritize requests, communicate with stakeholders, and meet expected milestones * Experience working in a fast-paced, agile environment, especially partnering effectively with business and development stakeholders * Strong portfolio featuring real-world examples of design work * Strong interest in public service and the desire to improve life for the residents of Massachusetts * Experience with Figma,  AdobeXD, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, etc. * Familiarity with current web development technologies and standards, including HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript * Familiarity with web development, responsive design, and accessibility  *Additional Requirements:* * Please include a link to candidate work portfolio in the submittal email/resume First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.Please see Preferred Qualifications. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Information Systems and Technology* *Organization: Exec Office of Technology Services and Security *Title: *UX & Visual Designer * Location: *Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 210000O5