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General Application — Human-Centered Research and Design

Fully Remote

1 month ago
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While we don't have a specific role open today, we're accepting applications for future openings in our Design department.

At Coforma, members of the Design department ensure products and services truly serve user needs by uncovering insights through research and translating those insights into accessible solutions. They guide Coforma and its clients in designing and developing human-centered products and services that solve high-impact problems while meeting business objectives.

The department includes design researchers, user experience, product, content, and visual designers who collaborate with product and project managers, and engineers to integrate a deep understanding of users’ lived experiences into every phase of our projects. By crafting artifacts that tell stories about the communities our clients serve, the Design department helps teams rethink what’s possible while delivering products and services that are useful, equitable, and inclusive.

If you’re passionate about improving lives through digital products and services, then Coforma is an excellent company for you.

Because we’re recruiting for a future opening, there may be a delay in communication regarding your application while we prioritize active openings. We'll be monitoring submissions as they come in and when a position related to your application opens up, we'll review and will reach out to well-aligned applicants at that time. Please feel free to email [email protected] if you have any questions regarding your application.

Note: To ensure we remain compliant with all state, county, and local employment and tax regulations, applicants must currently reside in one of the following states to be considered for employment with Coforma. This list will be updated periodically as our PeopleOps team works to open up hiring in additional states.



-District of Columbia










-New Jersey

-New York

-North Carolina







Who You Are

  • Design researchers and designers are encouraged to apply, especially if you have some or all of the following experience:
  • 4 to 8 years of experience in product design, UX/UI design, and/or design research
  • Prior agency experience
  • Prior civic tech experience, or experience designing products for/with the federal government
  • Experience designing products that adhere to WCAG standards and guidelines
  • Additional Information

    We participate in E-Verify. Upon hire, we will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

    Due to the nature of our work with the federal government, all roles at Coforma are requiredto work from the contiguous United States.

    We're Coforma

    The stress of job searching can make you wonder if you’re enough. Studies have even shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs when they don’t meet every qualification. We believe that you ARE enough, and that it’s okay not to meet every requirement. We’re building a culture that’s authentic, inclusive, and diverse. If you’re excited to work with us but not sure you check every box, apply anyway! You may be just right for this role or another one.

    About Us

    We use creativity to get results for clients and the communities they serve.

    We’ve honed a modern, agile, user-centered approach that elevates human needs through thoughtfully-designed systems and products.

    From connecting families in crisis at the US border to improving the way governments consume COVID-19 mobility data through a more accessible and user-friendly tool, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives through thoughtful technology products and services. Together. Our cross-functional team works closely with each other and with our government, nonprofit, and commercial partners to research, design, and build better products and services.

    Coforma employs over 150 talented creators. Our leadership has decades of experience in improving government digital services from a civic service mindset, and a strong record of developing innovative technology solutions for government, enterprise, and nonprofits.

    We thoughtfully integrate design into product development. We are experts in leading the design and development of products to meet business goals, build alignment, and deliver value through technically feasible and iterative design activities.

    Business objectives and human beings are at the center of our work. We work very closely and collaboratively with our partners, from solicitation through to delivery, to ensure that the solution provides a high level of value to the business. Accessibility is never overlooked in our work, and our iterative approach validates the utility and delight of the final product.

    Equal Opportunity & Inclusive Workplace

    Coforma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factors that are protected from employment discrimination under federal law.

    We are committed to ensuring accessibility and equal opportunity and offering reasonable accommodations to those with disabilities. We adhere to the guidelines set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act and all relevant federal, state, and local laws concerning disability discrimination and accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process, please email [email protected].

    About Public Trust and Other Background Investigations

    Due to the nature of our client and project work, most roles may require a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI), Moderate Background Investigation (MBI), Background Investigation (BI) or other relevant investigations as needed. Additional information regarding background evaluations or investigations can be found on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management website (

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