#131224

UI Architect

Location:
Providence, Rhode Island
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
04/23/2018
posted by:
Christena Peterson
Date:
04/05/2018

Job Description:

Aquent is sourcing for a Sr. UI Developer/UI Architect to become an integral part of a globally recognized retail organization local to the Providence, Rhode Island area. The individual hired as the Sr. UI Developer will be a key contributor facilitating the review of existing UI Frameworks, research and conduct POCs along with the Architects and Development Managers to recommend, plan and implement the go-forward UI stack. The individual selected for this opportunity will be responsible for the development feature rich, intuitive and user friendly e-Commerce/m-Commerce applications facilitating B2B and/or B2C channels. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Research, architect and develop innovative digital solutions to engineer  highly responsive and engaging web and mobile front ends with technical excellence
  • Work closely with product owner to provide project estimates based on customer experience, features and envisioned solution
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Implement rapid prototypes to evaluate solutions and ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Ensure architecture and design of the solution is in alignment with overall enterprise architecture
  • A customer-centric mentality/passion for building products with great UX
  • Solve problems and pro-actively look for ways to improve our products, platform, and UI framework
  • Work closely with, and incorporate feedback from, product management and back-end engineers Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Provide thought leadership on future of UI framework and design concepts in architecting e-commerce applications
  • Mentor junior software architects/engineers

Client Description:

  • THIS ROLE IS A W2 CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY, NO CORP TO CORP
  • ​OPEN TO CANDIDATES WHO ARE WILLING TO RELOCATE FROM OTHER STATES

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of UI Development and Angular, Node, JavaScript
  • Demonstrated and detailed experience with e-Commerce Front-end web application technologies such as CSS, HTML, AJAX especially in the areas of writing high performance, reliable and maintainable JavaScript. 
  • 5+ years of experience with Application Servers/Containers such as Application Server/WebLogic/Tomcat
  • Working knowledge/hands on experience with JSON, GULP/Webpack, javascript APIs/Frameworks i.e. JQuery, DOJO, YUI, Node JS specifically implementing AJAX based solutions. 
  • In depth understanding and experience working with A/B test tools such as Monetate, Optimizely, Maxymiser etc 
  • Experience working in fast paced, challenging and agile environments preferably SCRUM 
  • Self-starter with excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills​
  • Expert in writing JavaScript code. Extensive experience using libraries, tools, and frameworks such as: React, Angular 4, Ember, Node, jQuery, Dojo, Bootstrap, Sencha, HighCharts, D3, Backbone, Capybara, Grunt
  • Thorough hands-on knowledge working with XML, JSON, HTML, CSS, Webservices and API’s​
  • Experience with responsive, adaptive UI design and development
  • In-depth knowledge of framework code and methods of component architecture
  • Experience with a CI/CD pipeline, GIT, Stash, Bit Bucket, Artifactory, Jenkins, etc.
  • Good understanding of SPA’s, asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Expert level optimization skills to improve performance, scalability, and usability
  • A track record of writing clean, high quality, high performing, scalable code
  • Good understanding of ADA and regulatory compliances
  • Experience in one or more of the following cloud platforms: Cloud Foundry, Openshift, AWS Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Heroku, or other PaaS technologies
  • Ability to influence, guide, and reinforce the adoption of standards and processes across the development teams.
  • Ability to lead, train, and mentor other Engineers.