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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Multimedia User Experience (UX) Designer / Principal Multimedia User Experience (UX) Designer on the Support and Training Segment in Roy, UT . You will fulfill a role supporting the Training Services Lead for program design, development, and delivery of training curriculum, courseware, equipment, and simulators.
This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
What You'll Get To Do:
Drive 3D generalist pipeline - modeling, texturing, rigging, lighting, rendering, animation for 3D asset, environment, and character creation for game-based virtual training simulations and multimedia.
Implement user experience (UX) designs from instructional training lessons to depict scenarios and interactive events for qualification and certification training
Design, create, and implement technical solutions across creative outlets e.g. interactive, immersive, multi-touch, and mobile technologies
Create and revise scenario sequences related to simulation training lessons within design specifications.
Support general multi-media development needs of the organization that include both 2D and 3D output as well as web and interactive media
Apply a wide array of skills and experiences to solve creative and technical problems in a timely manner
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• Educational Assistance
• Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
• Paid Time Off
• Health & Wellness Resources
• Employee Discounts
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
This requisition may be filled at either a Multimedia User Experience (UX) Designer level or a Principal Multimedia User Experience (UX) Designer level.
Multimedia User Experience (UX) Designer level: Bachelors in Digital Media, Game Art & Design, SW Development, Computer Science or related field with 2 years of experience, or 0 years with a Master's
Principal Multimedia User Experience (UX) Designer level: Bachelors in Digital Media, Game Art & Design, SW Development, Computer Science or related field with 5 years of experience, or 3 years with a Master's; or 0 years with PhD
Must have U.S. Citizenship with a current or active Secret level clearance
Must have the ability to obtain, and maintain access to Special Access Programs (SAP) as a condition of continued employment
Experience in Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation, lighting, and rendering in Maya, or other qualified 3D software package
Experience with 2D design and layout including: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and other standard graphics applications
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
BA/BS in Digital Media, Game Art & Design, SW Development, Computer Science or related field with 9 years of experience, or 7 years with a Master's
Experience with Substance Designer and ZBrush is a major plus.
Web and multimedia development experience with HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Adobe Animate and/or Captivate is a major plus
Experience with virtual and augmented reality development such as HTC Vive, Oculus, Microsoft Hololens is a major plus
Post-production, including non-linear, professional editing with Adobe Premier and After Effects, motion graphics creation, color correction, audio mixing, and video editing
Experience implementing software and web sites that are compliant with Section 508 Accessibility requirements
Active Secret or Top Secret Clearance
Ability to obtain and retain a Top Secret Clearance
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Unity game engine experience is highly desired; Unreal game engine experience would be helpful
Salary Range: $55,100 - $82,700
Salary Range 2: $67,800 - $101,600
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
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