UX / UI Developer

Arlington, Virginia, United States | Full-time | Partially remote



Pernix Consulting is looking for a UI Developer to support the Department of State. This is a unique and challenging opportunity located in Arlington, VA. The project focuses on the software development and integration for the Department of State to provide business solutions to a worldwide workforce. We develop and maintain a cadre of systems and applications using SaaS and PaaS solution that helps protect lives of US citizens and non-citizens in Embassies, Consulates, and Posts around the world.


  • Conduct testing of completed applications, websites and software to assess user experience
  • Create surveys for research through various social media platforms to gather feedback on user's ease of use and incorporate the findings into the development
  • Build storyboards to conceptualize designs and convey project plans to clients and management
  • Seek to enhance the user experience by creating seamless navigation through various digital programs and interfaces within the company
  • Use coding to develop the aesthetics implemented within a website or product, from the layout menus and drop-down options to colors and fonts
  • Combine interface design concepts with digital design and establish milestones to encourage cooperation and teamwork
  • Develop overall concepts for improving the user experience within a business webpage or product, ensuring all interactions are intuitive and convenient for customers
  • Collaborate with back-end web developers and programmers to improve usability


  • Active Secret clearance
  • Bachelors degree and/or 5+ years of equivalent experience in interaction design, HCI, graphic design, industrial design, computational design.
  • Detailed experience with coding and the ability to troubleshoot and analyze websites using HTML, CSS, Python and Bootstrap
  • Experience with React JS/Angular JS
  • Experience with JAVA and backend development
  • Continued education and research into UI development trends and current design strategy and technology
  • Professional writing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple milestones and projects efficiently
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and the ability to optimize code for the best possible outcome
  • Experience creating code to client's personalized needs and requirements
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment to create top-performing interfaces
  • Proficient with visual design programs such as Adobe Photoshop

Pernix Consulting, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.