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Sr. UX Prototyper (Product)

Location:
NYC
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
10/15/2018
posted by:
Rae Jones
Date:
10/09/2018

Job Description:

Our leading media client is seeking to hire a Digital Product Prototyper. The team’s focus is on 
collaborative, cutting-edge and intelligent design methods in cross-platform experiences. This 

role requires a person who is constructive, charismatic, passionate, and committed to informed 
problem solving, flexibility, scalability and innovation. 
Working closely alongside key stakeholders and designers, your development skills will help 
contribute to the creative and iterative process by supporting the structural framework of 
digital products in a cross-platform experience. As well as supporting the product design team 
to establish and carry out the more tactical experience design for various digital features and 
products. 
In addition, you will be an integral part within our team, helping to develop, maintain, define 
and grow our process. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated self-starter who is 
eager to help shape his or her own role and contribution. 
Who You Are: 
• You have an ability to create prototypes that will shape and polish our end user experience 
• Someone that can develop using WordPress functions, anatomy and style 
• You possess expert knowledge / execution of CSS, JavaScript and DOM 
• You have experience with HTML 5 / CSS 3 and understand the difference between each 
technology 
• You are passionate about keeping up to speed with trends and innovations in information 
architecture, frameworks, API’s and scalable ecosystems 
• Someone that delivers pluggable code builds based on UI/UX requirements 
• Someone who supports and contributes to the creation of new user interactions based on 
solid frameworks and design findings 
• You have experience with JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery or Prototype JS 
• You have a broad understanding of objects, non-blocking UI asynchronous events and solid 
OO discipline 
• Someone who is driven and eager to dive in and carve out their own role and contribution to 
the team 

• You know what excellence is within your craft – and cannot only identify and evangelize best 
practices, but use your tools to push new boundaries and explore new territory in order to 
deliver innovation 
• Someone who is able to multitask in order to meet tight deadlines 
• You have experience with mobile frameworks such as Sencha and jQuery Mobile 
• You are able to collaborate with Visual Designers, Project Managers, User Experience experts 
and other key stakeholders on short and long-term development goals 
• Someone who has in mind cross-browser compatibility when developing 
• You can perform basic tasks in Photoshop 
• BS/BA in computer science is a plus

The manager is definitely going to hone in on talent who have the following skills...
Looking for a Sr level talent, someone who can hit the ground running 
Build out the prototypes 
Working knowledge of Principal is a definite perk but the manager is open to other tools 
After effects 
Web development tools a big plus 

Specific Work will include UX product design for all apps/brands

- 4 platforms - Ruko, Xbox, Fite, IOS

- 4-9 Brands: Syfy, Bravo, Telemundo, USA, etc (Not every brand has every platform)

 

 


 

Client Description:

This media and entertainment client is on a mission … and they need you to help them do it. Their mission? To change the world through compelling content. Does that sound like a mission you can get on board with? If so, here’s what you’ll find working here:

  • They foster creativity and diversity. Diversity of ideas, and people. They see it as one of their biggest advantages.

  • They’re risk takers - again with the fostering creativity! Take a chance, make a mark, and see where it gets you. Sometimes, the biggest successes come from the biggest ideas, masked as the biggest risks.

  • Overwhelmingly, their employees are happy with their work environment. Words like ‘happy’, ‘content’, ‘friendly’ are words we tend to hear.

  • A sense of ownership. Have an idea? Manage projects? Run with it, and they’ll support you.

How better to further your career than with a major media brand encouraging you to push yourself on the job? Unleash your pioneering spirit here by embracing new technology, pushing the envelope creatively and jumping into action as a well respected member of their team.

 

Requirements:

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward your resume and portfolio to Rae Jones at Rjones@aquent.com.