Maxar is hiring a

UI/UX Designer

Maxar is currently looking for a dedicated UI UX Designer to join our team. Due to high demand from our various clients, we’re in need of an experienced UI UX Designer to build a diverse range of applications. You’ll collaborate with our amazing software development teams to lead the creation of strong user experiences and interfaces for a variety of programs ranging from Maxar’s flagship applications to client-funded projects.

Life with Us

Your Project: You will be responsible for setting the strategic design for web-based applications. These applications range from requiring completely new designs born from your research and ideas to subtle refreshes, each one requiring the unique insights of an experienced UI UX Designer.

Your Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education. We offer everyone the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources at its disposal specifically for this purpose. You will work with your direct supervisor and/or a mentor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help you make consistent progress.

Day-to-day with your colleagues:

  • Meet regularly with clients to develop user empathy, discover pain points, document user workflows, and collect requirements for fundamental features.
  • Communicate regularly with software development teams on product roadmaps and provide recommendations on deviations based on user feedback, feature iteration.
  • Attend daily stand-ups to stay current on feature progress and help guide the direction of the user interface.
  • Facilitate design reviews and participate in all major product meetings, e.g. planning, retrospectives, and interim feature demos.
  • Facilitate design team challenges, regularly collaborate with and mentor fellow design team members.

We offer:

  • Dedicated professional development time.
  • Conference attendance.
  • Corporate partner, industry training.
  • Peer groups.
  • Paid certifications.
  • Education reimbursement.
  • Hackathons!
  • and much more...

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain a Secret security clearance.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, e.g. UI/UX Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, etc.
  • 6+ years of UI/UX experience.
  • Must present a strong (and preferably diverse) design portfolio!
  • Knowledge and applied use of Design Thinking principles.
  • Recent experience with some of the following technologies:
  • Adobe Creative Cloud,
  • Sketch,
  • Figma,
  • InVision,
  • Procreate.

If you also had these skills that’d be amazing:

  • Current/active Secret security clearance.
  • Experience with Human-Centered Design approaches.
  • Web-based product design.
  • Experience with Graphic Design/Identity/Logo/Branding.
  • Experience mentoring junior staff or interns.

COVID-19 Update:

All Maxar U.S. employees and international employees who work in the U.S. and visit Maxar sites must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022, except in cases where legally entitled to an exception.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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