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UX/UI Designer (TS/SCI)

Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies

Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is currently looking for a cleared UX/UI Designer to join our team. Due to high demand from our various clients, we’re in need of a dedicated UX/UI 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 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 UX/UI Designer. You will be responsible for shepherding your designs through to completion, from establishing and implementing the research methodologies that drive your decisions to supporting the engineers who implement your designs.

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.

  • Attend daily stand-ups to stay current on feature progress and help guide the direction of the user interface.

  • Facilitate design critiques and participate in all major product meetings, e.g. planning, retrospectives, and interim feature demos.

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 with an active/current TS/SCI clearance.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, e.g. UX/UI Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, etc.

  • 6+ years of UX/UI experience.

  • Must present a strong (and preferably diverse) design portfolio!

  • Knowledge and applied use of Design Thinking principles.

  • Recent experience with Figma/FigJam as well as some of the following technologies: Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, InVision, Procreate.

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

  • Experience with Human-Centered Design approaches.

  • Web-based product design.

  • Experience with Graphic Design/Identity/Logo/Branding.

  • Experience mentoring junior staff or interns.


Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$79,000.00 - $131,000.00 annually.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

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.