Graphic & UX Designer
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Experienced
LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Graphic & UX Designer

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.

 

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Division of Information Technology aims to align technology solutions with the DOHMH mission by prioritizing resource use and deploying innovations that facilitate the agency’s day-to-day activities and enhance staff productivity and efficiency. Our goal is to provide users with a reliable, stable, and safe computing environment, through the collaboration of the Bureau of Technology Strategy & Project Management provides business analysis and IT project management services to define and deliver IT solutions that meet all program needs. 

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

DOHMH is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of Graphic & UX Designer to join a team supporting New York City’s disease surveillance system.  The selected candidate will work with Application development staff to enhance customer satisfaction by improving the usability, and accessibility associated with a product in a way that is attractive and convenient for users.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct testing of sample applications, websites and software to assess user experience and ease of design
  • Use recent studies and findings to establish the best overall design elements to include in UX design experiences
  • Enhance user experience by creating seamless navigation through various digital programs and interfaces within the company
  • Work on multiple and simultaneous intranet and public-facing web applications
  • Work closely with the Technical Lead and the Project Manager to review requirements and provide work effort estimates
  • Continuously learn new technologies and participate in adoption of new technologies
  • Combine interface design concepts with digital design and establish milestones to encourage cooperation and teamwork
  • Troubleshoot issues and manage production support

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must reside in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut)
  • 5 years of experience translating business requirements to technical specifications and design
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience in User Interface and User Experience design
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in of HTML5, CSS, and popular Javascript frameworks
  • An established portfolio of UI/UX case studies for web/mobile/digital experiences
  • Experience designing with large amounts of content and complex information architecture.
  • Experience in reviewing existing systems and processes to identify UX issues and develop UX recommendations.
  • Experience and proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision, Figma, Framer, Marvel, Zeplin.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Undergraduate degree or certificate in Art, Design, Web design, Data Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a similar field of study

 

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALITIES

  • Preferred minimum 5 years of strong hands-on experience of application development in .NET.
  • Knowledge and experience in C#,.NET 4.0/4.5, MVC5+, ADO.net, and Web Services.
  • Knowledge and experience in SQL
  • Knowledge and experience in Tableau
  • Hands-on experience of application development in an object-oriented programming language, such as Javascript, C++, Java, .NET, Python.
  • Hands-on experience in SOAP/XMLP and RESTful Web Services.
  • And desire to continuously learn new technologies to stay up to date on industry best practices.
  • Advanced degree or certificate in Art, Design, Web design, Data Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a similar field of study.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The salary range for this position is $75,000 – $120,000.

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position here. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

 

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

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