User Experience Advocate & Leader

2 months ago
Required Clearance
No clearance
User Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDC4S Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or field or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience

Responsibilities for this Position

We are looking for an experienced User Experience Advocate & Leader, who shares our passion for great design, has a strong background in User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) for multiple platforms, loves research and data, and is a quick-thinking problem solver who works well with all types of people, and brings a diversity of thought to every project.


The ideal candidate will possess the following experience:

  • 10-12 years of UI/UX experience
  • Exceptional presentation and facilitation skills
  • Creation and communication of artifacts for cross-functional teams

The successful candidate must have the ability to:

  • Pursue constant learning about new trends, methodologies, and technologies in UX
  • Seek to improve him/herself through feedback and learning from others

Be a User advocate:  

  • Collaborate effectively across large, interdisciplinary teams
  • Work well with Developers and other technical colleagues
  • Provide UX leadership

On a daily basis the UI/UX Leader will:

  • Develop project/program strategies focused on understanding and meeting human needs
  • Engage with internal technical and business colleagues, as well as customers
  • Lead strategic concept discovery activities as well as tactical design/development efforts

Things that will make you feel good about working at General Dynamics Mission Systems:

  • You do something that really matters
  • You are helping to build a world-class UX discipline from the ground up.
  • You are inspired and surrounded by people who care about great design


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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