#145586

Front End UX Developer

Location:
Boston, MA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Posted By:
Rob Young
Date:
03/25/2019

Job Description:

As a User Experience (UX) Developer, you be working directly with the Design, UX, and Strategy teams to translate their vision into production level code. Proficiency in the core languages of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript are a must, while a strong understanding of performance optimization, SEO, and Web Accessibility (WCAG) are a plus. Additionally, the UX Developer will assist in bridging the designer-developer gap by building prototypes and proofs of concepts. This role allows you to be part of a growing team of digital innovators and user experience professionals that want to make an impact and help people manage their health by designing experiences that meet user goals and exceed expectations. As part of the UX Front-End Development team you need to be able to think and speak the language of designers as well as have an aptitude for code beyond your average UI developer. 


Additional responsibilities of the UX Developer include 
• Collaborating with UX team members, product, business and technology partners and drawing inspiration from research, user goals and the world around you 
• Making informed decisions on visual style, quickly mocking up interactive prototypes, and being a part of the building process with production-level HTML, CSS + JS 
• A mindset for accessibility and user interactions with what you are building 

Required Qualifications 
• 3+ years of experience with Angular, ReactJS 
• 5+ years of experience with web technologies and frameworks (HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Ajax, JavaScript, jQuery, EXT-JS) 
• 5+ years of experience completing rapid prototyping and delivering/supporting production-quality code. Including, hands on experience with Adobe creative suite, wire-framing and prototyping tools 
• 4 + years of experience with mobile optimized and cross-browser responsive design 

Preferred Qualifications 
• Experience with NPM Modules, GIT, Build tools, Agile workflow 
• Familiarity with KarmaJS or JasminJS 
• XP programming 
• Familiarity with accessibility tools like AXE, Ally

Client Description:

This client is a fantastic consideration for those who want to combine working with a large retail brand and a true “do-good”, customer-centric focus. Most people we’ve placed here say the company’s loyalty to and personalization within the healthcare services industry is a standout characteristic. Their approach to this way of thinking about their business and the industry is having a direct impact on the size of the teams, and we’re seeing massive growth. What a time to get involved!

This client:

  • Is considered by Fast Company to be amongst the most innovative companies

  • Is listed by Forbes as one of the world’s most admired companies

  • Makes it their mission to guide people toward better health

    • This includes altering the products they offer at retail to more health-conscious offerings!

Our client has recently made a move toward a major merger, which means this is a great time to get involved! Two big industry brands coming together.

Working here gets you into a fast-paced environment, with tons of cross-functional working relationships. You’d have exposure to a number of teams related to any project you’re working on, and we sometimes see freelancers convert to permanent employees on teams they’ve had the opportunity to interact with. This is definitely a standout opportunity!

Requirements:

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?

Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

  • Subsidized (up to 85%) of your health, vision and dental benefits 
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program
  • Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck